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In Racial Equity & Women’s Intercultural Ministries, we engage the Church in its mission to become more diverse and inclusive of racial, ethnic, cultural and language groups, and we equip women for leadership in all ministries of the Church.  We are blessed to see a vision of Pentecost every day. There are Presbyterian Mission Agency offices supporting African American, Asian, Hispanic/Latino-a, Korean, Middle Eastern, Native American and African Intercultural ministries. The people of color and new immigrant worshiping communities that we support regularly gather together, constructing a people of color identity that stems from a common history, heritage and language. We work closely with people of color and new immigrant worshiping communities through mid councils, caucus groups, and networks, engaging in the mission to grow, transform, empower, lead and develop communities. We create an awareness of institutional racism in the church and an environment where people of color, new immigrants, and women can serve fully in ministry and leadership.

In our ministries we work to achieve gender and racial justice and equip people of color and young adults for leadership. We assist college-age and young women of color in their faith journeys and foster networks of support for them.

As we discover how to share the gospel in an increasingly diverse culture, we have a greater chance of living out the Biblical vision of a world where the humanity of everyone is valued and where God’s love is spread to every race, class, culture and people.


Native American Church Properties Inventory and Fund

The 223rd General Assembly (2018) directed the Presbyterian Mission Agency to work with mid councils to facilitate an assembly-wide inventory documenting the physical needs of Native American churches and chapels. The action taken also directed the Presbyterian Foundation to create an ongoing fund for urgent and immediate repairs and improvements.

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Read the Racial Equity Torch

The Torch cover Winter 2019In the current issue of the Racial Equity Torch, we lift up the work that Racial Equity & Women’s Intercultural Ministries, and the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) as a whole, is doing to shine a light on diversity and reconciliation.

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Archive of past issues

African American Intercultural Congregational Support

Asian Intercultural Congregational Support

Racial, Gender and Intercultural Justice Ministries

Hispanic/Latino-a Intercultural Congregational Support

Korean Intercultural Congregational Support

Middle Eastern Intercultural Ministries

Mission Program Grants

Native American Intercultural Congregational Support

Pillars of the Church

Intercultural Ministries and Support for Congregations of Color

Leadership Development for Leaders of Color

Schools and Colleges Equipping Communities of Color

Racial Equity Torch

Women’s Leadership Development and Young Women’s Ministries

Presbyterian Women

Resources

A Prayer in a Time of Anger, Unrest, and Injustice

In this time of national discord and unrest, the office of Racial Equity & Women’s Intercultural Ministries has developed resources for you to use during your worship service. It is our intent that these resources will speak to the hurt, anxiety and even the lament you may be experiencing during this time of unrest in… Read more »

Problem Pregnancy – When You Need Wisdom

This resource is for pastor-counselors who are helping others face the news of a problem pregnancy in a variety of difficult circumstances. As God has expressed love and grace in Jesus Christ, so we are to express that love and grace to one another when faced with difficult and complex circumstances regarding problem pregnancies.
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