Author: Sharon Yates

  The Criminalization of Protest By Rev. Jimmie Hawkins, Director of the Office of Public Witness PC(U.S.A.), and Langley Hoyt, Fellow for Domestic IssuesIn the weeks following the death of George Floyd, as protestors continue to fill the streets with largely peaceful demonstrations, police continue to retaliate...

The Rev. Elizabeth Smith, member of de Cristo Presbytery, was asked to reflect on what it means to visit immigrants in detention. Read her reflection here....

Siblings in Christ, As many of you may know, this past Thursday, a young man entered Aztec High School and, before committing suicide, killed two high school students. I write simply to ask you to hold the families of the victims, Francisco Fernandez (18) and Casey Marquez...

The Synod of the Southwest is the location of Presbyterian ministry among seven different tribal communities and one intertribal urban community. In 2015 a unique venture was undertaken to bring educational opportunities to the church leaders in these locations. Most do not have teaching elders...