Meet Nancy Benson-Nicol
Rev. Nancy Benson-Nicol is the Associate for Gender and Racial Justice in the Presbyterian Mission Agency. She is the author of the 2012-2013 Presbyterian Women Horizons Bible study, Dispatches to God's Household: The General Epistles. And, she served on the Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy (ACSWP) from 1996-1999. She has a Master of Divinity degree from Harvard Divinity School, and while at Harvard, she served as seminarian in The Memorial Church of Harvard University, under the direction of the late Peter Gomes.
Nancy's work includes leading "Building the Beloved Community" (antiracism) trainings, following up on General Assembly referrals assigned to the Office of Gender and Racial Justice, and developing programs and ministries at all levels of the church that implement the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)'s policies of becoming an inclusive, diverse, and racially just church.
She also works on the 2013-2016 Mission Work Plan general assembly engagement, transformational leaders and organizational integrity directional goals, with a focus toward cultural proficiency. And, she will develop resources for Presbyterians, in partnership with other Presbyterian Mission Agency offices, mid-councils, congregations, and ecumenical organizations, that promote the work of gender & racial justice in the church and in society.