Words for the journey — February 2020

Greetings, Several years ago, a popular fast food chain launched a marketing campaign for Black History Month titled “365 Black.” The theme of the campaign was to celebrate African-American history and culture all year, and not just in February. Their...

Building on the legacy of MLK

By Lindsay Bruehl Friendship-West Baptist Church and Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas hosted their third annual “A King Teach In” at Friendship-West Baptist. This is part of our covenantal relationship, formed in part with help from New Baptist Covenant,...

Words for the journey — January 2020

The myth and dream of MLK and the Civil Rights Movement Every year for the past five years, I’ve written a reflection for MLK Day. Each year it is a time not just for reflection on the church and our society but also for my growth. What have I learned? What are the...

EVERYBODY COUNTS: DC Metro partners to host forum on the census

“Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve.” — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Covenant of Action partners in the DC metro area want to empower people to serve their communities by understanding the importance of the U.S. Census. “Everybody matters,” says Rev....

Words for the journey — December 2019

Just a few days ago, a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died in a Border Patrol facility. He was the sixth migrant minor to die while in U.S. custody after being apprehended at the border without a guardian.  Just a few weeks ago, we began the season of Advent. It is the...

A year with our Covenant of Action partners

This year has been a busy one for our Covenant of Action partners throughout the United States as they came together to work for racial justice and reconciliation in their communities. Some began working through painful histories, while others came together to work on...

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