Racial Equity

Self-Development of People celebrates its 50th anniversary

As we enter the 2020s, the United States finds itself frequently looking back to the early 1970s — a similar time of harsh political polarization, with issues of race and poverty a prominent part of our conversations and a church wondering how to address them.

Presbyterian Center prepares to celebrate MLK’s life and work

National staff of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) will celebrate the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., from 9 a.m. through 11 a.m. on Jan. 15 during a special worship service in the Chapel at the Presbyterian Center.

Becoming an intercultural community

When I think of multicultural churches, I do not necessarily think of my own — I picture congregations that reflect many different races and ethnicities. Like most Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) churches, Union Presbyterian Church of Saint Peter, Minnesota, is a predominantly white congregation. What does multicultural ministry mean for my rural Midwestern church community?

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.

A prayer for Thanksgiving

Creator God, From the rising of the sun in the east to its setting in the west, you have blessed us with life, family, food from creation and spiritual ways drawing us closer to you.