COTV Social Justice Ministry

The Church of the Village is committed to work for God’s justice in the world. We have four areas of special focus: 

1. Undermining white supremacy and white privilege in the pursuit of repairing harm and achieving     deep-going racial justice.

2. Working to eliminate barriers, violence, and other harm done to persons because of their sexual
orientation or gender identity and expression. 

3. Advocating for social policies and practices that address the root causes of poverty and
homelessness. Striving for economic justice through radical redistribution of wealth and power. 

4. Advocating for just immigration policies and laws that affirm the humanity and sacred worth of
every person seeking to become a citizen. 

5. Promoting care for the environment along with deep concern for environmental justice.

If you would like to be involved in our social justice work, please contact Sarah Witman at


COTV Social Justice Ministry
in partnership with Black and Pink

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As part of our social justice ministry, the Church of the Village partners with the New York chapter of Black and Pink to do joint work in support of LGBTQ and/or HIV positive prisoners. 
Please Note: The orientations are now held on the second Monday of every month 6:30-8:30 at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project at 147 W 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011. Orientations introduce newcomers to prisoner support and the prison abolition work of Black and Pink. Attendees have the opportunity to register with Black and Pink’s pen pal program. 
For more information, contact Isaiah DuPree. You can also visit