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...
The murder of three men and six women at a church in Charleston is a national tragedy, but in America, the killing of black people is an unending spectacle.
The eldest of six children, Francene Young felt a call early on, but it wasn’t until she neared retirement, that she actively sought ordination.
[Episcopal News Service] Scenes of violence and protest have unfolded with brutal frequency across a divided America accustomed to viewing such news through the lens of race.
The decision to display a Black Lives Matter banner above the parish hall entrance did not come easily for the leadership of Calvary Episcopal Church, a historically black church with a reputation for social justice and action on the U.S. capital’s northeast side.
A social justice symposium featuring the Rt. Rev. Mary Glasspool, assistant bishop New York and civil rights attorney and Houston pastor, the Rev. Valda Jean Combs will be held Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23, 2016 in Houston.
On February 20, people from all faiths and backgrounds gathered in Houston’s Third Ward to discuss social justices issues that face Houston’s African-American population today.