Racial Reconciliation Celebration Month

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Mission Mississippi

Are you a Mayor or County Official?
We hope you will proclaim October as Racial Reconciliation Celebration Month in your area.



A month-long focus on racial reconciliation.

Mission Mississippi has – since 1993 – been dedicated to the underlying truth that all persons of all races are called to live in unity and harmony in Mississippi. There is a need to overcome the traditional barriers that have in the past separated the people of our State and our communities.
The goal of Mission Mississippi is to create an environment in which it is safe to talk about deep issues of race relations so that genuine and meaningful relationships can be developed among all our fellow citizens across racial and denominational lines.


How can you “Celebrate” Reconciliation this October?  Consider this…
  1. Build Relationships Mission Mississippi Style with someone of another race and/or denomination.
  2. Plan a family friendly activity and invite friends and neighbors of different races and denominations to join in the celebration.
  3. Hold a prayer vigil/worship rally for racial reconciliation in your community.
  4. Honor an unsung hero in your community who has done great work to improve race relations in your area.
  5. Make a Donation to Mission Mississippi to support the continued efforts in Racial Reconciliation within the Body of Christ.
  6. Attend the 2017 Annual Racial Reconciliation Celebration on Sept. 26th to jumpstart your October efforts!
How can your church “Celebrate”?
  1. Host a Mission Mississippi Day at your church by inviting Neddie Winters to preach during the Worship Services and speak to Sunday School Classes. Contact Us, 601.353.6477 or grace@missionmississippi.org
  2. Take up an offering for Mission Mississippi so the work of Racial Reconciliation and Healing within the Body of Christ can continue.
  3. Plan a Pulpit Swap or Choir Swap, invite a pastor and/or choir of another race to preach/sing in your church.

The Official Proclamation

We are excited to have the Governor and the State of Mississippi Proclaim October as Racial Reconciliation Celebration Month.  Numerous cities have also chosen to make this proclamation.  THANK YOU for making Racial Reconciliation a top priority in Mississippi and in your community.

Racial Reconciliation Celebration Month Activities
Join Neddie Winters as he speaks at the Gulfport Ecumenical Fellowship Gathering
Oct. 25, 2017, 12pm, Westminster Presbyterian Church
Neddie Winters, president of Mission Mississippi, will be speaking about gospel-centered racial reconciliation efforts in our state. If you plan to attend please, RSVP to Cleo McQueen by October 23so we can have an accurate count for lunch, (Churches are invited to bring pastors and lay leaders)




October Focused Time of Prayer

Focused & Collective Time of Prayer

Thursday, October 19th from 7am-10am at the Mission Mississippi Office, 840 E River Place, Suite 506, Jackson, MS

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Racial Reconciliation Celebration Month Activities

Neddie Winters to speak for the Free Mission Missionary Baptist Church’s Men Day program. Sunday October 22, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

Join us this month at a Prayer Breakfast.  Check out the calendar for more information.

Local Group Activities

Amory, Mississippi meets Saturdays at 8am.

Brookhaven, Mississippi Oct. 24th at 5:15pm

Meridian, Mississippi October 9th at 11:45am

Natchez, Mississippi October 3rd at 11:30am

Vicksburg, Mississippi October 26th at 8am

Check out the calendar for more information.