Trey Hammond has served as the pastor of the La Mesa Presbyterian Church, Albuquerque, New Mexico, for thirteen years. He previously served for three years as the coordinator for the Urban Ministry Office of the General Assembly and as a pastor in three different congregations in Dallas, Texas. His work has focused on helping congregations in multi-cultural settings relate to their community. In 2008, he wrote a study guide for a book by Cynthia Woolever and Deborah Bruce entitled Places of Promise, Finding Strength in Your Church’s Location by Westminster/John Knox Press. He works with the Presbyterian Hunger Program in employing congregation-based community organizing to revitalize congregations.