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Rev. Jimmie Hawkins
As one who wrote the book on the role the Black church has played working to bring about social justice in the United States, the Rev. Jimmie Hawkins was the logical choice Tuesday to complete Union Presbyterian Seminary’s Just Preach/Just Act series. The series began Monday with a sermon by the Rev. Graylan Scott Hagler.
A “singular voice for social justice,” the Rev. Graylan Scott Hagler, got the nod Monday from the Center for Social Justice and Reconciliation at Union Presbyterian Seminary to preach as part of the Just Preach/Just Act series.
The Rev. Jimmie Hawkins and the Office of Public Witness in Washington, D.C. — together with National Capital Presbytery — recently hosted two women of faith who regaled a Zoom audience with stories of the decades they’ve spent advocating for and ministering to God’s people.
Several members of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) joined other faith leaders from around the world Thursday to call for bold, ambitious decisions on the part of world leaders. Billed as the Implementation COP, these negotiations have stalled, with the consequences of inaction being dire.
The Rev. Jimmie Hawkins, who directs the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Office of Public Witness and the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations and wrote “Unbroken and Unbowed: Black Protest in America,” published in February by Westminster John Knox Press, joined an online panel Tuesday as part of Union Presbyterian Seminary’s Just Talk/Talk Just series.
The “unreal” thrill of being able to witness the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly in person was the focus of Monday’s episode of “Advocacy Watch,” additional content from the creative minds at “A Matter of Faith: A Presby Podcast.”
Although there has been much talk in recent years about Christian nationalism, especially surrounding the Jan. 6, 2021 attack at the U.S. Capitol Building, it’s far from a new concept, the Rev. Jimmie Hawkins noted during an online conversation on Wednesday.
President Joe Biden, singer/songwriter James Taylor, the Rev. Jimmie Hawkins and a few thousand others were on the White House lawn Tuesday celebrating Biden’s signing last month of the Inflation Reduction Act.
Over the weekend, the Rev. Jimmie Hawkins and the Office of Public Witness in Washington, D.C. — together with National Capital Presbytery — hosted two women of faith who regaled a Zoom audience with stories of the decades they’ve spent advocating for and ministering to God’s people.
Sit-ins originated long before the civil rights movement. Protests among Africans go back nearly six centuries.