Crystal Silva-McCormick is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ and currently serves as Associate Pastor at St. Andrews Presbyterian in Austin, Texas. She is a doctoral student in Interfaith Relations at the LSTC. Crystal is a scholar with the Hispanic Theological Initiative; a program designed to advance the work of Latina/o scholars in the field of religion. Crystal has taught Women’s Studies and Religious studies in the university setting. She has worked with people of various religious backgrounds to foster interreligious dialogue and service and has worked for advocacy for immigrant and immigration reform.