About the writer

The Reverend Larissa Kwong Abazia is a graduate of Rutgers University and Princeton Theological Seminary. She has been ordained as a pastor in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) since 2007 and served congregations in Chicago, Queens, Connecticut, and throughout New Jersey. Larissa is passionate about racial justice and congregational transformation, challenging the assumptions of life together for the new stories God seeks to tell today. She represented the denomination as the Vice Moderator of the 221st General Assembly (2014) and currently serves on the General Assembly Committee on Representation.

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