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The Church of England will issue guidance this week to churches to review monuments with reference to slavery, racially offensive language, and the like. Some churches and cathedrals have already taken action.
The Sierra Pacific Synod of the ELCA has elected Megan Rohrer as their bishop. They are the first transgender person to be bishop of a major Christian denomination in the U.S.
“After a lengthy process of prayerful discernment, respectful conversation, and engagement with the Presiding Bishop’s Office and the Standing Committee, the leadership of the Diocese of Washington, working together with the leadership of Christ Church Accokeek, has decided to sell the property of Christ Church Accokeek to a new corporate entity that is not in union with the Diocese.” – Bishop Mariann Budde
A bust of Elie Wiesel, the holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate, has joined several notable figures on the Washington National Cathedral’s Human Rights Porch.
“God does not ask us at the judgment day if we have decreased the size of government. But God will ask us how we have treated the poor and how we’ve treated the most vulnerable among us.” – The Rt. Rev. Brian Seage, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi
The breakaway Anglican Church in North America will expand into the diocesan boundaries of a conservative Episcopal Diocese, the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas headed by Bishop George Sumner. Sumner’s diocese is one of the most conservative in The Episcopal Church.
Colonial-era parishes have long histories to celebrate, generally, but St. George’s Episcopal Church in Fredericksburg, VA, kicked off its tricentennial last fall in the midst
The Rev. Kim Jackson is a street minister and vicar of The Church of the Common Ground and is a State Senator in Georgia’s District 41.
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