Amos – RISC

Amos is St. Paul’s social justice ministry. It is closely aligned with RISC, Richmonders Involved to Strengthen our Communities.

The ministry has been active in areas such as:

  • Advocating for issues pertinent to the Episcopal faith, in partnership with the Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy
  • Supporting advances in public transportation through RVA Rapid Transit
  • Working to prevent gun violence
  • Increasing healthcare for the uninsured
  • Creating healthcare job training opportunities for East end residents
  • Making affordable housing for the poor available


Come join us in making a difference in our city by participating in the Amos ministry.


For more information on RISC / AMOS or to get involved, contact Michelle Whitehurst-Cook at or Bruce Cruser at