Resilient Church Collective

A statewide Texas initiative helping leaders of churches serving African Americans and
other people of color through trauma-informed healing.

Equip Churches to Respond to Trauma

We feel traumas individually, and we feel them collectively as a community. As has been the case for centuries, many turn to our houses of worship for solace, guidance and healing.

Church leaders need guidance, too, as they help congregants process and heal from devastating events. And that is the heart behind this initiative called the Resilient Church Collective.

As part of this program, you will:

  • Support faith leaders in healing others, and themselves.
  • Gain knowledge on trauma and the signs and symptoms for trauma.
  • Make space for self-reflection and personal improvement.
  • Be part of a network of churches dedicated to supporting their congregants and the Black communities they’re a part of.

Watch These Video Clips to Learn More

2024 Virtual Leadership Gathering

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RCC Year Two: Understanding the Foundations of Trauma

Program Details

Alliance in partnership with the Lilly Endowment is leading a 5 year initiative to strengthen Christian congregations so they can help people deepen their relationships with God, build strong relationships with each other and contribute to the flourishing of local communities and the world.

The Resilient Church Collective’s goal is to equip and mobilize churches, throughout the state of Texas, to respond to psychological trauma experienced by youth and adults, including COVID-19, intergenerational trauma and community violence.