Tapestry of Faith: Building the World We Dream About: An Anti-racism Multicultural Program

Activity 2: Cultural Misappropriation in Worship and Congregational Life

Activity time: 30 minutes

Materials for Activity

Preparation for Activity

  • Copy Handout 1 for all participants.

Description of Activity

Distribute handouts. Invite participants to read Handout 1 and to use Workshop 14, Handout 3 as a lens to help examine the issues and to observe how multicultural competence (and lack of it) is reflected in congregational conversations about cultural misappropriation. After 15 minutes, invite participants to move into groups of three or four to discuss their observations and insights.