Northwest Region Blog

Summary of Crossroads Anti-Racism Workshop

A Presbytery-wide Anti-Racism Workshop was held on March 11, 2017, hosted by the Northwest Region Inspired by the call to celebrate our 300th Anniversary with a focus on mission, and wanting to deepen the Presbytery conversations on “Race, Bias and Privilege,” the NW Region invited Crossroads Anti-Racism Training to lead a day-long seminar called “Introduction […]

Northwest Region Hosts “Introduction to Systemic Racism” Workshop

All are welcome to attend this important workshop on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm! The NW Region invites you to join them in a special workshop. As part of the Presbytery’s 300th Anniversary celebration, they are offering an “Introduction to Systemic Racism Workshop,” conducted by Crossroads Antiracism Organizing and Training ( You are encouraged to […]

NW Region 9/24 Meeting Topic: Antiracism: Next Steps?

The Northwest Region of the Presbytery will next gather on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at the First Presbyterian Church in Springfield Township (Flourtown) beginning at 9:00 am. The topic for the meeting: Antiracism: Next Steps? Come to a workshop developed by the PC (USA) office of Compassion, Peace and Justice that equips participants to initiate conversations […]

Northwest Region Receives Thanks on Behalf of the Presbytery

The Northwest Regional leadership received a letter of thanks from the Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network (PIHN). PIHN was invited to speak at the most recent Northwest Regional gathering in April.  Rev. Cheryl Pyrch wanted to pass on the thank you note from Rachel Falkove: Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network thanks the trustees of the Presbytery of Philadelphia […]

NW Meeting Follow-Up: Racial & Environmental Justice

Dear NW Region, Thank you to all who came out to the program on Saturday to reflect on the connections between racial an climate justice and to join in worship, fellowship and conversation. I promised to send some links/information: Speaking of making connections, I just received the notice from the Creation Justice Ministries office of […]