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Falmouth and Gwennap Methodist Circuit
Statement on racism
We cannot fail to have noticed the global outcry, prompted by the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police. This has served to highlight the ongoing injustice experienced by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people in the United Kingdom.
We, the Falmouth and Gwennap Methodist Circuit, stand alongside the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement and say that it is no longer sufficient to simply express our regret about this injustice, rather we need to act. Our faith requires us to speak out and play our part in building a society where all are treated equally, regardless of skin colour, background, gender or any other human-made barrier that we know have no place in God's Kingdom.
We recognise that such injustice exists within our churches, communities and civil institutions and find hope in the number of people from all backgrounds that have taken part in peaceful protests locally. We acknowledge that many of us have benefitted from a privilege we neither recognised nor fully understand, and we commit to playing our part in the radical change required to create a 'level playing field' on which all people have an equal opportunity to thrive.

A personal message from the President of the Methodist Conference, the Revd Dr Barbara Glasson

Statement on racism from the Revd Dr Jonathan Hustler, Secretary of the Methodist Conference