Forty years ago Louie Clay (né Crew) and friends began Integrity to change the Episcopal Church. From sending mimeographed newsletters (in plain brown wrappers if needed) and eucharists held in unpublicized hotel rooms at General Convention, from deep disappointment as legislation towards equality was defeated, to websites, Facebook presence, witness of presence and electric joy as the Episcopal Church moved closer and closer to full equality of rights and rites — Integrity kept working.
Read the history here (pdf). There is still much work to be done in the church and around the world – but today we celebrate.
In this extended interview, the Right Reverend Michael Curry, Bishop of the Diocese of North Carolina, talks with Vivian Taylor, the executive director of Integrity USA, about the organizations work across the country.
More on the celebration at Integrity USA