What Is Your Inaugural Address?
Rev. Cherri Murphy -- January 22, 2017
Scriptures for today:
Cherri Murphy is the Founder of Speak Life Ministries and currently a masters student at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley with a focus on liturgical worship in public spaces.
Cheryl self identifies as a same-gender loving woman of African descent. Currently, she is a member of and a licensed Spiritual Director at Heart and Soul Center of Light in Oakland, California. She has made academic and pastoral presentations throughout the East Bay focusing on the new church which involves grassroots organizations and faith based institutions eradicating existing policies which perpetuate marginalization. In 2015 she partnered with grassroots organizations, Second Acts and the Interfaith Committee in Solidarity with the Movement for Black Life, creating and executing effective social justice campaigns in public spaces calling out inequities involving people of color, low income people, and working class and poor people.
Through the affiliation of Oakland Justice Coalition, she continues to support public policy which addresses housing and public safety concerns in Oakland.
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