Racial Ethnic Diversity

James Hickson Lee dies at age 48

Prophetic pastor and intercultural ministry leader envisioned Christ’s church as new, diverse community

A Providential Coincidence

Belhar and C67: calls to reconciliation ‘for such a time as this’ By Clifton Kirkpatrick | Professor of World Christianity and Ecumenical Studies and the William A. Benfield Jr. Professor of Evangelism and Global Mission at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He also has served as stated clerk of the PC(USA) General Assembly, director of PC(USA)… Read more »

More than 200 Presbyterians take part in CPJ Training Day

A record number of Presbyterians gathered at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church last week to talk about some serious issues facing the U.S. and the church. But organizers behind Compassion, Peace and Justice Training Day say that’s what makes these annual gatherings so important to church members.

PC(USA) young women attend UN Commission on the Status of Women

Women’s Leadership Development program empowers female millennials for action and advocacy by Gail Strange | Presbyterian News Service Fourteen young women from across the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) shared their experiences after participating in the 60th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) held March 10–18 in New York. The delegation was… Read more »

Being Church Together consultation explores multicultural ministry

Church leaders and agencies unite to discuss diversity and immigration issues In response to a directive from the 220th General Assembly (2012), the offices of Immigration Issues and Theology and Worship of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) recently held a three-day immigration consultation in St. Petersburg, Fla., called “Being Church Together.” The Rev. Charles Wiley, coordinator Theology and… Read more »

African Family Support Group learns English, sewing thanks to grant

by Rhonda Lakatos, Chairperson Tri-Presbytery SDOP Committee (San Jose, San Francisco, Redwoods Presbyteries) and Clara Nunez The African Family Support group project was born out of the African Community Health Institute.  The Family Support Group was previously supported by our Tri-Presbytery (San Jose, San Francisco and Redwoods, California) SDOP Committee. This group of women decided… Read more »