Activity 2: Cultural Misappropriation in Worship and Congregational Life
Activity time: 30 minutes
Materials for Activity
- Handout 1, Perspective on Music and Cultural Appropriation
- Workshop 14, Handout 3, Multicultural Competence Worksheet (from Activity 1)
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.