"Blessed are the Peacemakers"

Black-Led Ministries in the Greater Milwaukee Synod

The stories of black-led ministries in the Greater Milwaukee Synod were shared at the national level as part of ELCA African Descent Ministries‘ 2023 Black History Month video series, “Talks at the Desk.”

In this video, meet engaging and inspiring Black leaders from Milwaukee, Wis. Learn how Milwaukee Water Commons is working to build anti-racist community and reimagine the way people engage with water and the environment. Hear from leaders at Cross Lutheran Church and Hephatha Lutheran Church who are active in their community both through direct service and advocacy. And, meet Hephatha member Deanna Branch and her two sons, Jaidyn and Aidan, who are working to fight lead poisoning in homes.