We write to you as former Moderators of the General Assemblies of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and its predecessor churches, as disciples of Jesus Christ committed to the Gospel’s witness and promise of reconciliation, and as agents of God’s transformative justice in the church and in the world.
Charlottesville religious leaders praised; misuse of scripture decried
Four top leaders of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) today issued a statement condemning white supremacy and racism.
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It provides commentary on worship and justice, a simple service for justice and reconcilitation, and a variety of suggested readings, hymns and prayers.
August 2017 Keeping Faith on confronting and engaging in the work of racial justice. Download entire segment or two individual stories.
has a section on Justice and Reconciliation (749-774) that contains many hymns and songs addressing the sin for racism and proclaiming God's call to justice and dignity for all people.
The Hymn Society has provided a list of "Prophetic Hymns on Race, Unity and Peace."
Hymn: “God, With Joy We Look Around Us.” By pastor and hymn writer Carolyn Winfrey Gillette. View resource
Worship service in Response to the Racism and White Supremacy in Charlottesville
Prayer from Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, following the violence in Charlottesville.
The PC(USA) Racial and Intercultural Justice Office provides links to antiracism resources on its Facebook page.