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Black Methodists for Church Renewal (BMCR) is one of the United Methodist denomination’s five U.S.-based ethnic caucuses.

It is the organized Black caucus of the United Methodist Church. BMCR represents and is dedicated to more than 2,400 Black United Methodist congregations and approximately 500,000 African American members across the United States.

The BMCR caucus is vital because of its:

  • keen concern for the future of African Americans in the denomination
  • ability to advocate for the interests and inclusivity of Blacks in the general church structures
  • exceptional nerve to serve as the spiritual agitating conscious of the church
  • determination to raise up prophetic and spiritual leaders who will be advocates for the unique needs of Black people in The United Methodist Church.

For more information

The Rev. Debi Straughter, President, BMCR VA Chapter [email protected]

The Rev. Dr. Donna Taylor, Ministry Event Coordinator [email protected] 



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