South Central Jurisdiction
Black Methodists for Church Renewal
The Black Church has always been an integral thread in the fabric of Black America, and the United States as a whole. SCJ supports BMCR’s exhaustive efforts to educate, empower, and encourage members of the Black Church, following in our ancestors’ footsteps for centuries. Please use this website as a tool to help continue building the United Methodist Church and closing the opportunity divide for generations to come.
Yvette Richards | Chair
An Open Letter to BMCR:
Reflections on John 5:1-17
In 2004 a teenaged boy, traveling to the city of Cleveland for the first time to attend a BMCR general meeting, was more excited about the hotel room and pool than the conference agenda. But the meeting interrupted his pleasure and comfort—on the morning of Day 1, he was transformed; he began to believe in freedom and couldn’t rest …