ABOUT

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BLACK PRESBYTERIAN UNITED 

As members of the Black Presbyterians United, a caucus of the National Capital

Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) we find ourselves facing in the

world today, and particularly Washington, D.C. and its surrounding communities,

some of the most exasperating problems and exacting opportunities regarding race

and ethnicity that created our National Caucus in 1893, as well as the changing

demands of Christian obedience and urban mission in the 21st century. Therefore, we have come together as individuals and congregants, by the grace of Our Lord Jesus Christ, for the

following purposes: To aggressively increase the membership of the Presbyterian

congregations to which most of us belong or have considered joining;

To give greater attention to the neighborhoods surrounding our church buildings;