Beloved Conversations

Beloved Conversations

Designed for transforming congregations, Beloved Conversations involves white and BIPOC adults in anti-racist, multicultural learning. Different modules focus participants on their individual development and socialization ("Within,") their relationships and their congregation ("Among,") and their congregation's work in the community ("Beyond.")


Beloved Conversations Virtual Program Details
Type Description
Name Beloved Conversations Virtual
Authors Fahs Collaborative at Meadville Lombard Theological School
Publishers Meadville Lombard Theological School
Format The format of Beloved Conversations originally involved in-person retreats with Fahs Collaborative staff, with small groups that continued past the retreat. During the pandemic the Collaborative launched Beloved Conversations Virtual which includes large- and small-group learning in cohorts and identity groups online.
Age Groups

Beloved Conversations has historically been designed for adults. In 2022, Beloved Conversations is piloted a new program for BIPOC and multiracial families including children and youth.

Year of last revision This program is under regular review and revisions to keep current with evolving needs, understandings, and pedagogy for anti-racist multicultural change in Unitarian Universalist contexts.
Format Online, Professionally-Led Workshops 


Webinar, Adults, Anti-Racism, Microaggressions, Congregational Transformation, Beginning Anti-Racist Education, Intermediate Anti-Racist Education