Continuing racial issues in our nation will be the subject of events scheduled for this Sunday at the Grass Valley Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains . The new pastor at the church, Kevin Tarsa says the public is invited to attend. Local author Bill Drake and local musician Jamal Walker will speak about racial prejudice during morning services at 9:45 and 11:30 a.m.. Tarsa says the interest in the topic was triggered by a recent event at the church.
Bill Drake, who was born in Virginia, and was raised to believe in white supremacy, which he has rejected, and Jamal Walker, who is black and began his involvement in workshops for youth in the 1980’s, will also be presenting an afternoon workshop. The topic is “Working With Our Edges, Exploring Prejudice and What Holds us Back”. There is a $10 charge for the workshop bur there will be no charge at the morning services. As for the stolen banner Pastor Tarsa says the congregation is still working on that.
The Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains Church is locat at 246 So. Church St. in Grass Valley.
Presenters: Bill Drake and Jamal Walker