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Two Episcopal churches are in the news for providing venues for Covid vaccinations — Iglesia Episcopal Jesús de Nazaret (in Orlando) and Calvary Episcopal (in Memphis).
After two years and more than 1,300 surveys, the ground-breaking Racial Justice Audit of Episcopal Leadership is now available to the wider church and public. The audit identifies nine “patterns” of systemic racism – ranging from the historical context of church leadership to current power dynamics — that will also be highlighted in three public webinars in May and June.
After 4 years at St. Luke’s in the Meadows Episcopal Church in Fort Worth, the 4 Saints Food Pantry had to say goodbye and find a new home.
Reactions from Episcopal Church leaders and others to the guilty verdict in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.
Statement issued by The Episcopal Church linked here. [April 20, 2021] This is a tense and troubled moment, as we await the jury’s verdict in
Biden reverses course on refugee cap after faith groups, in The Episcopal Church, express outrage.
The Rt. Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows, bishop of Indianapolis, has written a response to this morning’s mass shooting at a FedEx facility near the Indianapolis airport
The University of the South, commonly known as Sewanee, has made two recent moves addressing racism in its past. A stain-glass window in the chapel will be updated to remove the Confederate flag. And a School of Theology lecture series named for William Porcher DuBose, a slavery and KKK apologist will be renamed.
The governing board of the majority-white Episcopal church voted to hang the banner after internal discussion of racism last year following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. It was stolen before. It was again as the trial of former officer Derek Chauvin, charged with Floyd’s murder, proceeds in Minneapolis.
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