Welcome to Interwoven Congregations Quarterly -- A journal of insight and expression on the road to racial justice and healing. In each issue you will find special interviews that illumine and inspire, profiles of new anti-racism resources, and artistic renderings from verse to sketch to video.
Issue #5 (May 2022) shares the vision and challenge of Elder Elona Street-Stewart and Rev. Gregory Bentley, co-moderators of the Presbyterian Church USA, for how the church can be an agent for racial justice and healing, including among Native American communities. The issue, published on the second anniversary of the death of George Floyd, includes a special remembrance, as well as statements regarding the tragedies of Buffalo and Avalde, TX.
Issue #4 (February 2022) features
an Interview with Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr., founder of the White Privilege Conference.
We explore his personal story of a second chance at life, the upcoming White Privilege Conference #23 (March 9 - 12) and an invitation to join the family.
Issue #3 (November 2021) takes a
personal look at the partnership that the Rev.
Dr. Darryl Roberts of Nineteenth Street Baptist
Church and Rev. Julie Pennington-Russell of
First Baptist Church (both in Washington, D.C.)
have developed between their two congrega-
tions to promote racial justice and healing. The
issue also features an effort to build community
across race, religion & culture an ocean away.
Issue #2 (July 2021) explores the
intersection of patriotism and antiracism with Professor Annette Gordon-Reed and four thought leaders from four different religious traditions. The issue also features the iconic photography of Roderick Terry from his 25th anniversary collection from the Million Man March.
Issue #1 (April 2021) features a conversation with Ambassador Andrew Young and friends, a poetic lament in the midst of Covid and racial injustice by Rev. Bob Melone, and the public debut of emerging artist Joni Harbaugh!