The Rev. Dr. James D. Ross II is Director Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. He also provides support and leadership within the Conference, our churches, other settings of the United Church of Christ, and the communities where we live, worship and work to identify, confront, address, and bring justice in the places structural harm has taken place.
In addition, Rev. Ross works directly on initiatives and programs related to racial justice and LGBTQIA justice. He is available to provide trainings, individual consultations, and other engagement.
8/28/2023 - God Be With Us in this Time of Turmoil
6/29/2023 - Avoiding 'Whataboutism' in Discussions of Race
12/8/2022 - 'Greetings, Favored One'
9/29/2022 - Justice Summit was Pure Fire!
9/29/2022 - Planning for Immigration Arrivals
8/25/2022 - Join us at the Racial Justice Summit!
7/6/2022 - This is a Time for Lament
6/30/2022 - Is Gun Rights Ruling a Free Pass for Lynchings?
3/31/2022 - There Can Be No Easter Without Good Friday
3/7/2022 - The Humanity of People Who Serve
2/24/2022 - Choosing A Lenten Sacrifice
1/28/2022 - A Few Tips as We Observe Black History Month
12/17/2021 - Yes, There is Hope! An Advent Message
7/22/2021 - Pray for Those Affected by DACA Ruling
7/18/2021 - #UCCSynod: My Heart Aches
6/24/2021 - A Call to Confront Lies
4/29/2021 - Justice and Love