Day: January 27, 2021

Memorial Church Baltimore sets aside $500,000 for reparations

Memorial Episcopal Church unanimously approved an act of reparations with the creation of the Guy T. Hollyday Memorial Justice and Reparations Initiative seeded a withdrawal of $50,000. The parish will add an additional $50,000 from its operating budget. The church has committed another $400,000 to justice and reparations over 5 years.

Episcopal news roundup – Wednesday 1/27/2021

Vaccine for independent living residents canceled, Executive Council mulls relief for dioceses, a church no-questions-asked drive-thru food pantry, a burglar in priestly robe, a church building senior apartments on its site, mainline Christians least likely to say faith strengthened by pandemic.

The Seventh Day

“Worship, meaning to turn attention to concentration and consecration, to turn aside not only from tasks, but from myself. Worship, which explains why silence in communion is so … simultaneously emptying and filling.”