trayvonjusticeIn response to the jury’s verdict in the case against George Zimmerman, faith leaders in the Florida Council of Churches have issued the following statement on July 15, 2013. Note: co-signers will be added as requested.

And the LORD said, “What have you done? Listen; your brother’s blood is crying out to me from the ground! Genesis 4:10

All things are from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation. 2 Corinthians 5:18

So then, whenever we have an opportunity, let us work for the good of all, and especially for those of the family of faith. Galatians 6:10

Two 17 years olds, one a victim, one a perpetrator, yet each faces a similar outcome: the promise of life cut short. They are icons of a national crisis – an epidemic – for young Black males. Choose the stats you want: schools, jobs, prisons. In everyone of them young males with heavily pigmented skin look down a road to a future that goes nowhere. If you cannot handle a […]

Download PDF Statement of Support for the Martin Family and Call for Just Prosecution On behalf of our churches, we wish to convey our deepest condolences to the family of Trayvon Martin. The promise of his young life in no way deserved to be ended by a gunshot within sight of his father’s front door on February 26, 2012. We pray for the family’s peace of mind in knowing of […]