How can we find the courage to respond to the threats of violence and hate in our communities? What can we do to respond in Christ’s way to the challenges posed by Christian Nationalism and all the hate that it spreads in the name of God and country? Join Rev. Dr. Roula Alkhouri in a conversation about promoting a prophetic vision of peace in a time of division and fear.



Rev. Dr. Roula Alkhouri, Pastor of Batavia First Presbyterian, passionate about preaching, teaching, nurturing faith, social justice and helping people live to their fullest potential. She believes that love changes everything and that Jesus embodied love fully in the world. Prior to serving in Batavia, she served in ministry in Oregon, Alaska, and Kentucky. Her roots go back to the Middle East where she grew up in Damascus, Syria and was part of the Presbyterian and Catholic communities there.