Besides the election of the new Presiding Bishop, Michael Curry, Deputies and Bishops continued their legislative business. There was controversy in the House of Deputies over the funding of the College of Bishops. The House voted 1.2 million dollars for anti-racism programs but Program Budget and Finance has the key to whether that gets in […]
Day: June 27, 2015
The Rt Revd Michael Curry, bishop diocesan of the Diocese of North Carolina has been elected by the House of Bishops to be the next Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church. The House of Deputies has confirmed the election. +Michael will be the first African American Presiding Bishop.
Yesterday President Barack Obama attended the funeral service of the slain pastor of Emanuel AME Church in Charleston SC, the Revd Clementa Pinckney. He delivered the Revd Pickney’s eulogy. The president’s message lasted a little over three minutes. In conclusion the president lead the congregation in a verse of Amazing Grace.
YouTube has created a compilation video drawn from videos posted to YouTube by GLBT YouTubers as part of the #ProudToLove campaign.
One of the events that was perhaps missed by most was that the parents of Matthew Shepherd released a letter of consolation for the death of their son that they received form Coretta Scott King dated 13 OCT 1998.
Life is precious and there should be no room for racism, homophobia, or privilege that doesn’t see what that privilege costs others. Cornelius Hill fought that kind of privilege; his people revered him for it.