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Anti-Racism Dialogues

The tragic and unspeakable horror in the shooting of innocents at Mother Emanuel AME in Charleston, SC speaks an undeniable truth – God’s work of healing and reconciliation of African America and White America is far from being accomplished. We have lived in denial far too long.

In the News

[Associated Press] The Episcopal Church has completed its embrace of gay rights, changing church law to allow same-sex religious marriages throughout the denomination, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide.

In the News

This piece was published as a guest opinion in the Times of Trenton on June 28, 2015.

Our faith traditions teach: You will be blessed in order to be a Blessing.

New Jersey has certainly been blessed. We live in a state that has some of the highest income and some of the best schools in the nation, as well as some of the best medical facilities in the world. With these Blessings comes a call by God to share our blessings with all the residents of New Jersey, especially those who don't have access to these many riches. This sharing happens through public and private spending. Today, we write to raise concern related to public funding.

General Convention 2015 in the News

Early in the morning of Sunday, June 28, 2015, more than 60 Episcopal bishops led a prayerful procession of approximately 1200 General Convention attendees and local Utahns through downtown Salt Lake City in a witness against gun violence.

General Convention 2015 in the News

[Deseret News] The Episcopal Church has elected its first black presiding bishop and primate.

General Convention 2015 in the News

Newark Lay Deputy Bert Jones is quoted in this article.

[Associated Press] The Episcopal Church elected its first African-American presiding bishop, choosing Bishop Michael Curry of North Carolina during the denomination's national assembly Saturday.

General Convention 2015 in the News

[The Salt Lake Tribune] The Episcopal Church's top legislative body is reviewing its policies on alcohol and addiction as part of a churchwide soul-searching over a Maryland assistant bishop charged with drunken driving while texting and killing a bicyclist.

General Convention 2015 in the News

[The Salt Lake Tribune] In 2006, Nevada's Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori was the first woman ever elected to preside over the Episcopal Church. This is her third and last Triennial General Convention, the one that will end her nine-year tenure as head of the 2.5 million-member church.