St Mary’s Episcopal Church in Edmond OK sits on 3 acres of land. The church’s property butts up against the land occupied by the University of Central Oklahoma. The university has proposed to swap the current church property for 23 acres of university land.
Day: July 30, 2016
The Rev. Gayle Fisher-Stewart spent 20 years working as a police officer for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department…Some years later, the mother of one son, she enrolled at Wesley Theological Seminary…As a deacon serving Calvary Episcopal Church, a historically black congregation on the city’s northeast side, Fisher-Stewart founded the Center for the Study of Faith and Justice at Calvary with the help of from the Episcopal Evangelism Society grant. Now as an assistant rector, she serves along the Rev. Peter Jarrett-Schell, the church’s first white rector, together they work to foster conversations and build community in their neighborhood.
by Linda Ryan When Jesus tells us about his Father, we distrust him. When he shows us his Home, we turn away. But when he confides in us that he is ‘acquainted with grief,’ we listen, for that also is an Acquaintance of our own. — Emily Dickinson* It seems like the world is …