Join Us in Celebrating 50 Years

As of 2021, MISSIO is celebrating 50 years of faithful ministry to the Philadelphia region (1971-2021). The Holy Spirit is alive and well and will not be quarantined.


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Arc of the Moral Universe

Perhaps my favorite quote from Martin Luther King Jr. is this: "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice."


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On the Tragic Events in Washington, DC

Please join us for prayer Wednesday, January 13th at 1 PM.


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Christmas Message from Dr. James

A brief Christmas message from President James and thoughts on where Missio stands at the end of a year full of struggle.


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On the Death of Walter Wallace Jr

As followers of Jesus, we join in grief with the family of Walter Wallace Jr. and the community of West Philadelphia.


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The Last Words of John Lewis

Congressman John Lewis, who died on July 17, wrote this essay shortly before his death. He wanted it to be published on the day of his funeral.


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In Memoriam: CT Vivian and John Lewis

This past Friday, we lost two giants of the civil rights movement—CT Vivian and John Lewis. 


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Statement from President James

It is with profound regret that MISSIO must again denounce racial injustice in our nation.


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Friday Mornings: Come Pray With Us

Knowing that prayer is the primary work of the people of God, we will be hosting a prayer call via Zoom each Friday morning at 9 AM.


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Letter from a Birmingham Jail

On April 3, 1968, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his final and what proved to be a hauntingly prophetic speech.  


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