Black Ministries

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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...

February 4, 2008

In recognition of February's designation as Black History Month, the Episcopal Church's Office of Black Ministries has invited black clergy and laity to the Episcopal Church Center every Tuesday during the month to officiate at the daily 12:10 p.m. Eucharist service in the Chapel of Christ the...

December 31, 2007

Two hand-colored offset lithographs by Allan Rohan Crite, an African American Episcopalian and renowned artist, were donated to Virginia Theological Seminary's African American Episcopal Historical Collection (AAEHC). Housed at the Seminary's Bishop Payne Library, the AAEHC collects and...

December 31, 2007

Two hand-colored offset lithographs by Allan Rohan Crite, an African American Episcopalian and renowned artist, were donated to Virginia Theological Seminary's African American Episcopal Historical Collection (AAEHC). Housed at the Seminary's Bishop Payne Library, the AAEHC collects and...

October 30, 2007

The Rev. Anderia Arok's vision of establishing continued theological education for Sudanese clergy in the Episcopal Church has expanded to include others as it comes into focus.

"There are more than 30 Sudanese Episcopal priests here in the United States," said Arok, a Sudanese priest in...

October 30, 2007

The Rev. Anderia Arok's vision of establishing continued theological education for Sudanese clergy in the Episcopal Church has expanded to include others as it comes into focus.

"There are more than 30 Sudanese Episcopal priests here in the United States," said Arok, a Sudanese priest in...

June 28, 2007

On June 24, in a day celebrating firsts, Bishop Barbara C. Harris, the first woman to be consecrated a bishop of the Episcopal Church and of the Anglican Communion, dedicated the first window to honor her along with a panel remembering Absalom Jones, the first African-American Episcopal priest...

May 9, 2007

The Rev. Canon Angela S. Ifill, missioner for Black Ministries for the Episcopal Church, will deliver the Baccalaureate address for the 119th commencement ceremony at Saint Paul's College in Lawrenceville, Virginia, a historically black Episcopal College.

The May 13, 11 a.m. service...

May 9, 2007

The Rev. Canon Angela S. Ifill, missioner for Black Ministries for the Episcopal Church, will deliver the Baccalaureate address for the 119th commencement ceremony at Saint Paul's College in Lawrenceville, Virginia, a historically black Episcopal College.

The May 13, 11 a.m. service...

January 24, 2007

The Rev. Dr. Winfred (Fred) B. Vergara has been named director of Ethnic Congregational Development (ECD) for the Episcopal Church, the Rev. Dr. James B. Lemler, director of mission, announced on January 25.

The Office of ECD, an integral part of the church's work of evangelism, holds...

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