Upcoming Events

By erinbrockway | February 22, 2021

Lent for Pastors with Mark Labberton—Join Mark Labberton for a weekly Lent gathering for pastors serving congregations during this especially difficult, protracted, and wearying time.

Doing Justice: Immigration—March 2021 (Micah Intensive)

Micah Groups Facilitator Training—April 2021

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Black History Month

By erinbrockway | February 9, 2021

Dear Preachers, As part of Black History Month, we’re celebrating Black artists whose music, film, writing, or fine art has been important to the lives and ministries of Black leaders in our Micah community. The brief testimonials below are just a glimpse of the many ways in which God’s beauty, grace, and wisdom have been…

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Micah Intensives Enrolling Now

By erinbrockway | January 20, 2021

Join a Micah Intensive in 2021 As our daily news continues revealing the deep fractures in our society, we need more than ever sacred space for courageous conversation. Micah Intensives are an opportunity to join such a space where, side by side with other Christian leaders and learners, we can wrestle together with God’s call…

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Wordless and Weary Leadership

By erinbrockway | January 8, 2021

Dear Preachers, In our staff team meeting yesterday, the weight of this week’s events on Capitol Hill made us all quieter than usual. For a group of pastors, it was a rather unusual time of wordlessness. Wordlessness born of weariness. In true Micah Groups fashion, though, our meeting became a sacred space for courageous conversation…

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Micah Group Facilitator Training — First Cohort Commissioned

By erinbrockway | November 19, 2020

Congratulations to our first online training cohort with eleven new Commissioned Micah Groups Facilitators! At the beginning of the summer, I was invited to join a newly formed training team to begin imagining how we might offer an online version of Micah Group Facilitator preparation. What began as a far away vision slowly became a reality…

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Blessed Are the Peacemakers

By erinbrockway | October 29, 2020

Dear Preachers, I am frequently awed by the prescient collision of scriptural themes in the lectionary with themes of life playing out around us. This Sunday is one of those moments. I wonder if any of you preparing to preach from the Beatitudes for All Saints Day have had similar feelings. Blessed are the merciful,…

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Micah Groups Facilitator Training — Online! — October 2020

By erinbrockway | September 4, 2020

This small group, fully immersive, online training will give you tools for facilitating in cross-cultural situations, engaging complex topics, and strengthening the convergence of worship, preaching, and justice in your life and ministry.

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Doing Micah Online?

By erinbrockway | August 14, 2020

Micah Groups content is available for use in your own groups—whether a traditional Micah Group of church leaders or a small group from your church or ministry community.

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When Great Trees Fall

By erinbrockway | July 22, 2020

A Providential Encounter for a Washington, DC Micah Group It was pure providence that John Lewis came to our screening of Selma. In January 2015, I collaborated with two other pastors in my Micah Group, David Hanke of Restoration Arlington and Kendrick Curry of Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church, to cohost a joint screening of the…

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Living Room Liturgies

By erinbrockway | July 8, 2020

Dear Preachers, As the U.S. coronavirus numbers climb and government regulation varies greatly from state to state, and even city to city, the burden of deciding how and when and where to worship remains a great trial of pastoral leadership. Whatever the regulations in your area, please take seriously the CDC Guidance for Communities of Faith, and…

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