Remembering the 1921 Race Massacre

With the 100th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre drawing near, Oklahoma Baptists are highlighting the following resources for pastors and churches to consider.

Unity Day Worship Guide

Sunday, May 30, has being designated by leaders in this state as Unity Day, and there is now a new church resource called “The Unity Day Worship Guide,” which equips churches to acknowledge the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial in a service.

Oklahoma pastors unite in preparation for Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial

An interdenominational group of pastors and other ministry leaders gathered March 29 at Tulsa, First for a luncheon to engage in conversations about how their churches can participate in Unity Faith Day on May 30, the Sunday of the centennial weekend of the Tulsa Race Massacre.

Sword & trowel: Reflecting on the Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial

As the Centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre draws near, Oklahoma Baptists can and should pause to recognize and reflect on the significance of this moment.

To their credit, many pastors and churches in the Tulsa area and beyond have been fully participating in the Centennial proceedings, which include times of education, conversations, commemoration, meetings, prayer and more.

Messenger Insight 423 – Praying for Tulsa

In conjunction with the Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial, Pastor Deron Spoo and Tulsa, First have established a prayer room ministry that seeks to bring healing and hope.

The Oklahoman: Oklahoma Baptists address 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre with scholarships

Acknowledging that “all eyes” will be on Tulsa for the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre centennial, Oklahoma Baptists announced a unique way they will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the tragedy.

The Baptist Messenger: 114th Annual Meeting of Oklahoma Baptists advances the Gospel

On Tuesday, Nov. 10, Oklahoma Baptists gathered at Broken Arrow, First for the 114th Annual Meeting. The 2020 Annual Meeting was conducted as a one-day, abbreviated meeting and featured times of preaching, essential business, as well as a special focus on the upcoming 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre.

To learn more about the Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission (TRMCC), visit
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