California faith leaders leverage clergy privilege to stand in support of Black Lives Matter
PASADENA (RNS) — ‘There’s a lot of racism and a lot of white supremacy, unfortunately, also in the church,’ said the Rev. Sally Howard, associate rector at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena.
Rev. Barber: ‘Systemic racism is choking the life out of American democracy’
(RNS) — In a Pentecost Sunday address, he referred to the protests wracking the country as ‘the inevitable reflex of a people who cannot breathe because their life is being systematically snuffed out.’
Trained in rebuilding after disasters, NC Baptists now distribute food boxes
(RNS) — With a USDA grant, Baptists on Mission, an auxiliary of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, is remaking itself as a food distribution network in the wake of the coronavirus.