Rev. Moya Harris

Workshop Speaker: "Voting for the Generations: Reimagining Democracy and Freedom through the Lens of Revelation 21"

Moya Harris

Rev. Moya Harris is an Itinerant Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, serving at Metropolitan AME Church in Washington, D.C. She is also the director of racial justice at Sojourners, focusing on voter protection and the intersection of faith and politics.

A retired nurse with 27 years of experience, Rev. Harris holds a B.S.N. from Towson University, an M.Div. from Payne Theological Seminary, and is pursuing a Ph.D. in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric at Christian Theological Seminary. Her research explores African rhetoric and Black prophetic preaching influenced by hip-hop.

Married to John I. Harris, III, and mother to Sierra Battle, she embodies womanist theology and advocates for justice, drawing inspiration from scholars like Dr. Katie G. Cannon and Molefi Asante. She enjoys hip-hop, scholarship, and coffee.