Becoming Beloved Community

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November 15, 2018

Nouvo resous lavan an, ki vle di peryòd anvan fèt Nwèl la, pou kongregasyon yo, pou dyosèz yo, epi pou kominote lafwa yo enkli tradiksyon Journeying the Way of Love an panyòl,  ak tradiksyon  pou Journeying the Way of Love Advent curriculum, tradiksyon pou Preparing to Become Beloved Community...

November 15, 2018

Entre los nuevos recursos para las congregaciones, diócesis y comunidades de fe están la traducción al español del currículo de Adviento de Recorriendo el Camino del Amor, las traducciones en español y en criollo haitiano del currículo de Adviento Preparándose para convertirse en la Comunidad...

November 15, 2018

New Advent resources for congregations, dioceses, and communities of faith include the Spanish translation of Journeying the Way of Love Advent curriculum, translations of Preparing to Become Beloved Community Advent curriculum in Spanish and Haitian Creole, as well as a Sermons That Work...

November 2, 2018

This Advent, the Episcopal Church invites congregations, dioceses, and communities of faith to await the coming of Christ by moving through the first two chapters of the Gospel of Luke.  Luke’s gospel provides a pattern for understanding how to live the way of love as individuals, as families...

March 23, 2016

By: Heidi J. Kim, Missioner for Racial Reconciliation, The Episcopal Church

It is Holy Week. This week is always hard for me, as I am impatient to get to Easter without having to go through Good Friday. On Palm Sunday, I am always moved by the way my parish remembers the story of Holy Week; we enter into the service with a raucous celebration, part of the joyful crowd...

March 15, 2016

By: The Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers, Canon to the Presiding Bishop for Evangelism and Reconciliation

A friend recently asked an innocent question that completely floored me. “I hear you Christians talking about racial reconciliation and Beloved Community, but what does it mean?” We were in a casual conversation – no time to grab Martin Luther King Jr.’s meditations off the shelf, no time even...

March 8, 2016

On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown was shot and killed by Officer Darren Wilson outside of the Canfield Green apartment complex in Ferguson, MO. I had been in my new role as Missioner for Racial Reconciliation for The Episcopal Church for just over one month, and was still learning the ropes of...

March 1, 2016

By: Grace Aheron, Diocese of Virginia

"Perhaps ... I am the face of one of your fears. Because I am a woman, because I am Black, because I am a lesbian, because I am myself —a Black woman warrior poet doing my work—come to ask you, are you doing yours?” Audre Lorde

Six months ago, I sat in a sun-washed living room in...

February 24, 2016

By: Wendy Johnson, Communications Manager, Episcopal Migration Ministries

My name is Sowdo

My name is Sergio

My name is Sadiki

My name is Linda

 

Fundamental...

February 17, 2016

By: Charles A. Wynder, II, Missioner for Social Justice and Advocacy Engagement

One evening a grandfather told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, "My son, the battle is between two "wolves" inside us all. One is Evil. It is anger, greed, arrogance, self-pity, resentment, superiority . . . The other is Good.  It is joy, peace, love, hope,...

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