Committed to affirming the voices, stories and identities of minority ethnicities in the PCUSA, confronting the problem of structural racism in the church, and being one with all who have been bound together in baptismal unity in Christ Jesus.
Black Theology and Clergy Retreat
An annual retreat coordinated through CECA for African American pastors; designed to provide for rest, fellowship, and prayerful peer support. It is also an opportunity to rethinking the Gospel theologically, and the call for liberation and justice.
Mission to the USA (MUSA)
The Mission to the USA program links churches in the Synod of the Covenant (Michigan and Ohio) with international church leaders, both clergy and lay leaders. Each Mission Partner is hosted by a congregation in the synod, joining in the life of church. As the Mission Partners and the congregations spend three weeks together, they share worship, Bible Study, pastoral care, many meals, and much more, they break down cultural barriers and truly become brothers and sisters in Christ. To host a Mission Partner, click here for more information and the church application.
Mobile Health Fairs (MHF)
Mobile Health Fair Training is June 5-9
Fairs are June 12 to August 4
The purpose of the Mobile Fair program is to partner with PCUSA presbyteries and congregations, ecumenical and community agencies in order to provide free basic health screenings, referrals, and awareness within the bounds of the Synod.
This summer program in partnership with congregations and presbyteries, is administered by six trained young adults.
Meet the Team
|Eman: Team Supervisor
My name is Eman and I am so excited for this season of the Mobile Health Fair! I attend Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia and am studying psychology with the hopes of pursing medical school after graduation. This is my second year on the team and after a great season last year, I am very optimistic about this summer. I look forward to serving our community and to having a wonderful season!
|Austin: Team Member
Hi, my name is Austin. I am very excited to be a part of the 2017 Mobile Health Fair! I look forward to serving a lot of people this summer, and getting more experience in the medical field. This fall I will be a junior at The Ohio State University. I am a pre-med student studying Neuroscience. I play on the Ohio State Men’s Club Volleyball team, I am very involved with Wood County Special Olympics, I like going to the gym and I like spending time with friends!
|Rachel: Team Member
Hello, my name is Rachel! I’m currently an economics major with a pre-med concentration at the College of William and Mary down in Virginia, and I’m hoping to go to medical school after undergrad. I am very excited to be a part of Mobile Health Fair this summer! I enjoy playing soccer, hiking, traveling, and spending time with my friends and family.
|Zach: Team Member
Hi my name is Zach. I am a Pre-Optometry student at Bowling Green State University.I am very excited to be apart of the MHF team and am eager to help out the members of the community. I enjoy playing basketball, kayaking, hiking and hanging out with friends in my free time.
|Elizabeth: Team Member
I am currently attending John Carroll University. I am a biology major and I am minoring in population and public health. My goals upon graduation are to start graduate school in either the fall of 2018 or 2019 with the possibility of doing a year of service in Latin America. In graduate school, I want earn a Masters in Public Health and eventually work abroad combating global health issues. I’m excited to be on the MHF team this summer because it will be my first job doing work that closely relates to my passions. I’m excited to travel and to become friends with the other team members and to get to help people in underprivileged communities in my home state of Ohio. I’m also looking forward to putting my Spanish to good use when we are working with migrant workers. A little more about my interests: I enjoy spending time outdoors, hiking, swimming, and biking. I love to travel and any opportunity to practice Spanish. I enjoy spending lots of time with friends and family. And, I love using my creative side when writing, drawing, or painting.
|Amanda: Team Member
Hi, my name is Amanda Burrows and I am a senior at the University of Kentucky. I am in nursing school and plan to graduate in May of 2018. I live in Findlay, Ohio and have a brother who will be attending the University of Cincinnati in the fall. In my free time I love to run and hike with my friends. I am also a coffee lover and love to try as many local coffee shops as I can. I like to stay busy and am always up for an adventure!