The Reverend Dr. Randall K. BushPittsburgh Theological Seminary Lecturer in Pastoral Ministry the Rev. Randall K. Bush, pastor of the East Liberty Presbyterian Church, submitted the winning sermon in the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance’s (EAA) Food for Life Sermon Competition.

The competition, launched during the 2010 Food Week of Action, encouraged individuals to submit sermons reflecting on food and faith, as a basis of campaigning together for food justice. The prize is a trip to Geneva to deliver the sermon in the Ecumenical Center at the Oct. 17 worship service for the 2011 Churches Week of Action on Food. The EAA’s Food for Life Campaign advocates for just and sustainable food production and consumption, and the realization of the right to food for all people.

Bush’s sermon, and other selected sermons from the competition, is available for inspiration and use at the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance website.

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is a graduate professional institution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A). Founded in 1794, the Seminary is located in Pittsburgh, Pa. and approximately 320 students are enrolled yearly in the degree programs. The Seminary prepares leaders who proclaim with great joy God’s message of good news in both word and deed. PTS is rooted in the Reformed history of faithfulness to Scripture and commitment to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.