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racial injustice

Youth trip raises justice questions

Before the pandemic hit, high schoolers from the Lafayette- Orinda Presbyterian Church youth group in Lafayette, California, would spend a week of their summer serving a community in need. In July 2019, they went to the community of Salinas, about 100 miles from Lafayette. Some teens in the group were less than enthused. That quickly changed once they arrived.

Race, faith and climate change

Black, Indigenous and Latinx people are heavily impacted by environmental injustice, and faith demands that we act.

Lenten laments for racial injustice

Jessie Bloss remembers how helpless she felt. “It was that overwhelming feeling of not knowing how to respond,” she said. 

Racism against Asian Americans decried

The Presbyterian Office of Public Witness issued a statement Monday decrying racism against Asian Americans and calling for acts of hate against them to stop.

Tapping into the ‘genealogies of the tangible’

Picking up on the NEXT Church national gathering theme, “Breaking, Blessing, Building,” Dr. Christine Hong wondered how people will come out of “survival mode” inflicted by the pandemics of coronavirus and racial injustice and rally for a future of blessing and building.

Churches take on racial injustice

Making long-lasting change to nullify racism, we must change our culture, build relationships with people who are different, and foster mutual respect.