Micah 6:8

As we get ready to welcome Christian Brooks from the PC(USA)’s Office of Public Witness for the Racial Wealth Gap Simulation on Sunday, I can imagine some of you thinking, “that’s a good idea, but I’m not sure what it has to do with church.” At last week’s session meeting, I was reminded by members of a Western anti-racism groupRead More →

Write Congress about Gun Violence We all are reeling from the confluence of racist rhetoric from the President and the tragic loss of life from guns in El Paso and Texas.  We all wonder what we can do.  When you boil it down it’s simple:  speak out for love and justice.  Many organizations provide us with tools to communicate withRead More →

Want to make a difference in the lives of homeless women in our community? Consider volunteering at Calvary Women’s Services! Calvary Women’s Services offers housing, health, employment and education programs that empower homeless women in Washington, DC to transform their lives. We are seeking Front Desk Volunteers to assist us with providing a warm, safe and welcoming community to residents,Read More →

Friends, As our hearts continue to break with news of immigrants detained and families separated at the border, PC(USA) mission co-worker at Frontera de Cristo, Rev. Mark Adams, is coming to DC on behalf of the Southern Border Communities Coalition, which represents more than sixty organization working to improve life for those on the border. (Click here for more informationRead More →

Advocate for Affordable Housing Miriam’s Kitchen is part of a robust advocacy effort, known as The Way Home Campaign, to increase access and availability of affordable housing in the District of Columbia. Without sufficient affordable housing, MK guests seeking permanent supportive housing struggle to find an apartment they can afford and will accept a housing voucher. The Way Home CampaignRead More →

Tired of hearing about the Trump Administration’s efforts to curb programs that provide a safety net to individuals and families living on the edge of a economy, that is a boom to some, but leaves many others unable to cover costs of housing, food, and medical care? Proposed changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will eliminate SNAP benefitsRead More →

Last year, we added a new element to our campus ministry life. We learned that food in Foggy Bottom, especially for college students, can quickly become rather expensive. So we started offering a free meal for students once a month. We called it “Last (Thursday) Supper.” Last month we had our first one for 2019. I had invited the MuslimRead More →

Did you know that the People For Fairness Coalition (PFFC) was started in 2008 in Miriam’s Kitchen dining room right here in Western Presbyterian Church?  Ever since, this group of MK guests, former guests, and concerned citizens has been fighting and advocating for the right to housing and for homeless people living in poverty. They are working on several initiatives youRead More →

The PC(USA) Frontero De Cristo Bi-national  Ministry is taking a delegation of interested persons on a pilgrimage from the US/Mexico Border to the Mexico/Guatemala border to explore the connections between coffee, migration, and faith. As the WPC delegation that visited the Frontero de Cristo Community Ministries in January 2018 can attest, experiencing life along the Mexico US border opens heartsRead More →