We are working to ensure that Saint John’s is a place where all people regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, national origin, economic status, mental and physical capacities, or family configuration are welcomed, engaged, and valued in the life of the church.
We Strive to
- Take a stand on social justice issues - monitor and respond to practices or policy proposals that promote hate or injustice and support initiatives aimed at building awareness of social justice issues
- Advocate with local, state, federal and denomination officials on issues such as racism, LGBTQIA+ inclusion, human trafficking, health care, gun safety, and economic justice
- Sponsor a social justice seminar at Saint John’s
- Encourage the use of Saint John’s facilities to groups supporting social justice
causes, such as Methodist Federation for Social Action or Texas Coalition to
Abolish the Death Penalty
- Work within the denomination and the community for full inclusion for LGBTQI+
- Participate in local church initiatives, Annual Conference and General Conference
- Support efforts to abolish the death penalty
- Promote voting in local, state, and federal elections by offering voter registration
Current and upcoming classes focusing on justice and diversity:
Read on to learn more about Saint John's Anti-Racism efforts, our membership with the Reconciling Ministries Network, and our Accessibility Team.