First Presbyterian Church of Warren (MI), part of Detroit Presbytery, was the church spotlighted in the November 2020 issue of Our Hands, published by Samaritas. The congregation stored, organized, and partially supplied backpacks for foster kids and refugee students.  The sanctuary was filled with nearly 1,000 backpacks during the drive!  Click here for more information.

The Synod of the Covenant and the Michigan Christian social service agency Samaritas entered into a covenant partnership in 2019.  Samaritas will be particularly helpful to our churches and ministries to address systemic poverty, a part of the Matthew 25 initiative.