The Black Staff Association of the United Methodist Church is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to serving the needs of black staff serving The United Methodist Church in staff positions with UMC boards, agencies, conferences, jurisdictions, and districts. BSA will work collaboratively with all segments of The United Methodist Church in order to strengthen relationships that help to equip staff to more effectively network, empower and engage missional in our communities as we seek to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of our global world.



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2017-2018 BSA Officers

Rori Blakeney
Discipleship Ministries – Young People Ministries

Vice President
Royya James
United Methodist Communications

Maurita Bowie
General Commission on Religion and Race

Nominating/Program Committee Chair
John W. Coleman Jr.
Eastern Pennsylvania Conference

Communications Chair
Sharon Dean
General Council on Finance and Administration

Harris K. Tay
West Ohio Conference


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Report Examines Salaries for United Methodist Clergy in the U.S.

Nashville, Tenn. – A new report that examines how salaries varied for United Methodist pastors in the U.S. found that average pastor salari…

Started by David Malloy

0 Nov 19, 2010

Church lacks racial diversity, officials say

The United Methodist Church, since its formation in 1968, has aspired to promote racial inclusion and end centuries of segregation that div…

Started by David Malloy

0 Oct 26, 2010

GCORR AND GCSRW Joint Paper Raises Questions About Diversity In the United Methodist Church

A position paper analyzing diversity in the workplace of United Methodist agencies raises questions and concerns about the true costs of co…

Started by David Malloy

1 Nov 4, 2010
Reply by Safiyah Fosua

Exposing the Link Between Tea Party Leaders and Racism

The NAACP has posted a new report called  Tea Party Nationalism by Devin Burghart,  Leonard Zeskind and the Institute for Research & Ed…

Started by David Malloy

0 Oct 26, 2010

Call to Action Steering Team Releases Final Report

The steering team has released its final report.  Pdfs of the final report are below.  Please review and discuss: United Methodist Communi…

Started by David Malloy

2 Feb 23, 2011
Reply by Michelle Whittaker


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