our Arkansas-Oklahoma Synod Assembly in 2016, we passed a resolution calling
upon all congregations and ministries of our Synod to “address the realities of
racism” in our congregations and communities.
a response to Jesus’ command for all disciples and the Church to be a
reconciling force in the world and to be a people who actively build bridges in
our relationships, communities, and world, Bishop Mike convened the Arkansas-Oklahoma
Synod’s Building Bridges conversation in December 2016. Those present at the
Building Bridges conversation quickly went to work looking for ways to help
inspire, support and encourage your work as a congregation and as disciples of
This page is dedicated to help people and congregations find new ways to Build Bridges with other people in your community and around the world.