Reverend Perry Lang
Topic: Luminous Darkness
October 18, 2020
About Reverend Perry Lang
Perry Lang, or Rev. Perry as he is affectionately known, is a multi-faceted community champion with experience as a non-profit manager, journalist and interfaith spiritual leader.
He is an ordained pastor, trained Religious Science Practitioner and holds a Doctorate in Divinity. He is the former Associate Minister of the Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples in San Francisco and former Director of the Fifth Sunday Interfaith Circle, a quarterly multi-faith fellowship. He is also Executive Producer of Triumph of the Human Spirit, a musical production and enterprise that examines the resilience of the human spirit through the legacy of the American slave trade.
For more than 20 years, he also worked as a non-profit manager, including as Executive Director of the Rafiki Coalition for Health and Wellness in San Francisco; as the Western Regional Director for Youth Build USA in Oakland and as the Vice President of the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education in Oakland. Prior to working with non-profits, he worked as a journalist for nearly two decades, including as a reporter for the Virginian Pilot in Norfolk, Virginia and the San Francisco Chronicle.
Rev. Perry, who is semi-retired and lives in Palm Springs, continues his commitment and service to underserved communities through his work with Higher Ground Consulting Services, LLC, which supports non-profits and faith-based institutions seeking to cultivate new visions and practical solutions for communities in need.