Grace & Groundings is Ohio Conference’s resource team focusing on racial reconciliation.

This resource team has six members:

  • Greg Battle, Lee Heights Community Church
  • Greg Bowman, Harrisonburg, Virginia, formerly of Midway Mennonite Church
  • Kevin Himes, Salem Mennonite Church, Kidron
  • Vikki Pruitte-Sorrells, Lee Heights Community Church
  • Doug Zehr, Oak Grove Mennonite Church, Smithville
  • Alysa Short, coordinator of volunteers, Central Mennonite Church
Resources for racial reconciliation

The Grace & Groundings team has compiled a list of resources for working at racial reconciliation. Please download a copy of this list and use these resources: Racial Reconciliation Resource List.

Social Justice Sunday resources

Ohio Conference’s racial reconciliation resource team, Grace & Groundings, invites your congregation to participate in this year’s Social Justice Sunday on June 23. Resources have been compiled by the team around the themes of Let justice roll down and Celebrate the promise of freedom.

Grace & Groundings encourages your congregation to use these Social Justice Sunday 2024 to shape a worship service focused on social righteousness either on June 23 or on a Sunday of your choosing.

Social Justice Sunday 2024

2023 Social Justice Sunday

The theme for the 2023 Social Justice Sunday was Race as it relates to freedom. The Grace & Groundings team prepared worship planning resources to help guide congregations’ planning.

2023 – Social Justice Sunday Resources