Meeting for Learning – Race & Place


Meeting for Learning

Sunday mornings at 9:30 am

Reading a book together!


Race and Place: How Urban Geography Shapes the Journey to Reconciliation

We long for diverse, thriving neighborhoods and churches, yet racial injustices persist. Why? Because geographic structures and systems create barriers to reconciliation and prevent the flourishing of our communities.

Race and Place reveals the profound ways in which these geographic forces and structures sustain the divisions among us. Urban missiologist David Leong, who resides in one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the country, unpacks the systemic challenges that are rarely addressed in the conversation about racial justice.

The evening news may deliver story after story that causes us to despair. But Leong envisions a future of belonging and hope in our streets, towns, cities, and churches. A discussion about race needs to go hand in hand with a discussion about place. This book is a welcome addition to a conversation that needs to include both.

Sunday mornings at 9:30 am, we gather in Meeting for Learning and read through a book together. You are invited to join the reading and discussion as we get into the issues discussed in the book.