Racial Justice Resources

Worshiping Communities

Serious JuJu: Warehouse closed but ministry continues

Serious JuJu, a skateboarding ministry and 1001 New Worshiping Community in Kalispell, Montana, has been faithful to seeing, feeding and strengthening kids; celebrating skateboarders; and serving Christ for 13 years.

Creating community in digital spaces during a pandemic

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America church planter and author the Rev. Emily Scott, leader of an ELCA new church project, Dreams and Visions, and the founder of St. Lydia’s Dinner Church in New York City, will be the featured guest on a Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)  1001 New Worshiping Communities Zoom conversation at noon Eastern Time on Thursday.

Praying for the women of Hagar’s Community Church

Hagar’s Community Church, a 1001 New Worshiping Community in Olympia Presbytery located inside the Washington Corrections Center for Women (WCCW), is currently unable to meet for worship due to social distancing required inside the prison during the COVID-19 health crisis.

Hive mentality

Contemplative. Entrepreneur. Convener. The Rev. Troy Bronsink wears all those hats and probably a few more as the founder and director of The Hive: A Center for Contemplation, Art and Action in Cincinnati.

‘Why in the world would we do that?’

When church leaders at Westminster Presbyterian Church in West Chester, Pennsylvania, began discussing the idea to livestream its traditional Sunday morning worship service, one of the reactions was, “Why in the world would we do that?” Some members were afraid it would be an excuse for people to stay home.

Colliding with Jesus

Willow Weston, the founder and director of a 1001 new worshiping community in Bellingham, Washington, remembers the day Collide began.

Finding Jesus in prison

In prison, the Rev. Lane Brubaker has never once felt scared or nervous.  In fact, she’s experienced more joy and laughter there than she could have ever imagined.