The RED Team (Race, Ethnicity, Diversity) works to affirm the power of diversity and community, sponsoring two to three forums a year. The group meets throughout the year for planning. Check the church calendar for meeting times.

On this page are links to our series, “Telling Our Stories, in which Oakhurst members recall their experiences surrounding the March on Washington in August 1963. Click on the links below to read more. You can also find links to reports from our recent forum and events, which offer frank conversations about race within the congregation and our community.

Telling Our Stories: March on Washington, August 1963

About the March on Washington
Alice Bowles
Christine Callier
Jackie Foster
Ethel Steverson
Helen Toney
Elizabeth Wilson

Reports on Recent Events

Recap: Are We Marching Backwards? – February 26, 2017
RED Forum January 22, 2017
Report from Courageous Conversations, September 17, 2016