Together We Heal

Please join us June 12 for a Forum aimed at opening communication and fostering discussions about the violence, racism and inequality that overwhelm our nation. Richie Butler, senior pastor of St. Paul United Methodist Church and senior managing director of Prescott Group, will facilitate the dialogue exploring the deep rooted issues of this cancer in our society aiming to bring us together in conversation as an equally created people and help heal our community.

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Richie Butler is the Senior Pastor of the Historic St. Paul United Methodist Church in Downtown Dallas. Richie is the founder of Project Unity which sponsors Together We Ball: Pastors, Police and Community Basketball Event, a community initiative that uses sports to bring community and law enforcement together; Together We Dine, a program that brings people together to have courageous and safe conversations about race; and he is the co-convener of a weekly national prayer call for racial healing and reconciliation. He was the catalyst behind the Annual “Night of Gospel and Inspiration at the State Fair of Texas.”

In response to the five Dallas police officers who were ambushed in 2016, Richie launched the Year of Unity a community wide initiative to help bridge racial community divides where the 43rd President of the United States George W. Bush served as the Honorary Chair. He serves on the Board of Trustees of Southern Methodist University as well as the Communities Foundation of Texas. Richie received the SMU Distinguished Alumni Emerging Leader Award and the Dallas Bar Association 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Justice Award recipient. Richie was also named a 2018 Minority Business Leader award honoree by the Dallas Business Journal, National Bar Association 2019 Herman M. Sweatt Award recipient and the 2019 SMU Letterman Association Silver Anniversary Mustang Award honoree.

Richie holds two degrees from SMU and a master’s from Harvard with extended studies in Urban Planning at MIT.