Advocacy & Social Justice

Advocacy offices publish letter of solidarity with Cuba’s churches and its people

Dear Cuban Siblings in Christ: We stand before God today in the Spirit of peace, dialogue, and as ones who have been called to the ministry of reconciliation. We express our solidarity to the Synod of the Presbyterian Reformed Church of Cuba, to your local congregations, presbyteries, and especially to each one of your members and their families. And we send our continued prayers and solidarity to the Cuban people. 

‘We exist to be about God’s mission, and that’s it’

The Leadership Innovation Team formed to envision the Presbyterian Mission Agency’s size and structure in a changing world racked by racial reckoning and the pandemic is well into its work after 17 three-hour sessions, the Rev. Dr. Diane Moffett, PMA’s president and executive director, told the PMA Board Wednesday.

‘Take me to the Alley’

The Rev. James Parks of Baltimore, a member of the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board who cut his teeth on community organizing, opened his devotional time with the board on Wednesday by playing the clip of Gregory Porter’s “Take me to the Alley.”

Planting seeds of greatness and health

Samantha “Foxx” Winship of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, wants to reshape the image of what it is to be a farmer and reclaim the practice of growing food as a source of empowerment for African Americans.

‘We have nothing to lose but our chains’

Singing freedom songs and fighting for voting rights and a living wage on Monday, women from around the country converged on Washington, D.C., for a march and season of action by the Poor People’s Campaign (PPC) and its supporters.