Following a year of listening, consulting and reflection, Episcopal Church leaders are inviting Episcopalians to study and commit to using Becoming Beloved Community: The Episcopal Church’s Long-term Commitment to Racial Healing, Reconciliation and Justice.
Anyone who has watched Ava DuVernay’s spirit-wrenching documentary on the 13th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which is streaming on Netflix, has had to grasp the cruel reality that although the United States has a little less than 5 percent of the world’s population, we have behind the...
[U.S. Department of the Interior] As the National Park Service enters its second century of service and strives to tell a more inclusive and diverse story of America’s history, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced the designation of 24 new National Historic Landmarks.
[Diolog Magazine] When Robbie Elayne Lee was growing up in the Third Ward of a segregated Houston, “Black people didn’t cross Main Street,” she said. “Main Street was the bridge that you didn’t cross.” It was the proverbial railroad track that Dr. John Biggers referred to when he said, “If you...
Black clergy from across the Episcopal Church and parts of the Anglican Communion are spending more than four days here exploring how to reclaim the Episcopal Church’s membership in the Jesus Movement.
The Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows was elected 11th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis.
[Episcopal News Service – Detroit, Michigan] The Rev. Carl Wright was elected Sept. 20 to be the Episcopal Church’s bishop suffragan for armed services and federal ministries. The House of Bishops elected Wright on the second ballot with 59 votes. One hundred and fifteen bishops voted and 58...