Black Ministries

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November 4, 2010

After 16 African-American students and faculty from Huston-Tillotson College in Austin could not find a hospitable Episcopal church in which to worship during the 1940s, they decided to start their own.

Sixty-some years later, several parishioners shared stories of how St. James'...

July 15, 2009

Meeting the Presiding Bishop, exploring the exhibit hall, serving as lay eucharistic ministers and visiting with church leaders were just some of the agenda items for a group of 11 young African Americans visiting General Convention under the auspices of the Office of Black Ministries.

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July 15, 2009

Meeting the Presiding Bishop, exploring the exhibit hall, serving as lay eucharistic ministers and visiting with church leaders were just some of the agenda items for a group of 11 young African Americans visiting General Convention under the auspices of the Office of Black Ministries.

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October 22, 2008

Bishop Michael B. Curry of the Diocese of North Carolina told those gathered October 21 at the Intercontinental New Orleans Hotel to "go to the mountain to encounter God's word" as they face changes in social and cultural context that require a "shift in the strategic thinking and praxis of...

July 19, 2008

The development of a strategic plan that will help congregations prepare for their role in God's mission in the world will be the focus of Black Ministries 8th Triennial Conference, set for October 19-23 at the Intercontinental New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana.

 

The...

July 19, 2008

The development of a strategic plan that will help congregations prepare for their role in God's mission in the world will be the focus of Black Ministries 8th Triennial Conference, set for October 19-23 at the Intercontinental New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana.

 

The...

April 7, 2008

Anglican Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town Desmond M. Tutu accepted an invitation from the Rev. Martini Shaw, rector of the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to attend services for the first time April 6 at the historic church.

St. Thomas is the oldest...

April 7, 2008

Anglican Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town Desmond M. Tutu accepted an invitation from the Rev. Martini Shaw, rector of the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to attend services for the first time April 6 at the historic church.

St. Thomas is the oldest...

April 7, 2008

Juan Williams, an Emmy Award–winning American writer and radio and television correspondent, will deliver the keynote address at the 40th annual conference and meeting of the Union of Black Episcopalians (UBE).

Williams, an Episcopalian, is a senior correspondent at National Public...

February 6, 2008

In celebration of Black History Month, Sewanee's School of Theology will welcome the Rt. Rev. Arthur B. Williams Jr., assisting bishop for the Episcopal Diocese of Ohio, as guest preacher for a February 13 Eucharist service celebrating the life and ministry of the Rev. Absalom Jones, the first...

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