About Becoming Beloved Community

What is Beloved Community?

The first commandment is, "...you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your...

Becoming Beloved Community Coordinator Position

The Diocese of Southern Ohio is seeking a Becoming Beloved Community Coordinator who will help manage our Becoming Beloved Community Initiative and work to build communities...

St Patrick’s Hosts Civil Rights Pilgrimage: June 12-20, 2020

Over the past year, the people of St. Patrick’s and the Diocese of Southern Ohio have become deeply engaged in the work of Becoming...

Connecting Across Our Province

Several members from our diocese recently attended the Big Provincial Gathering, on July 12-13 Kalamazoo, Michigan from July 12-13. This gathering was hosted by...

From Stacey Sands: Music for Holy Week

A note from Stacey Sands, student for the Diaconate (Christ Church Glendale, Saint Andrews): I just wanted to share three recordings I find particularly moving during...

Marching for Interfaith Peace + Justice

On September 22, leaders from our diocese joined together with hundreds others in Columbus for the Interfaith March for Peace and Justice. Deborah Stokes, long-time...

A message from the Bishop

Dear sisters and brothers, I am writing to share with you the launch of a new diocesan-wide formation initiative for the coming year and beyond....

Finding Sacred Ground Across Congregations

On Sunday, January 19, four congregations gathered together to reflect on their engagement with Sacred Ground: A Film-Based Dialogue Series. St Simon's of Cyrene...

‘To Tell the Truth’: Ambassadors of Healing Pilgrimage

One of the four foundations of the Becoming Beloved Community movement is to “Tell the Truth” about the history of churches and racism. To...

Prayers For Those Affected by Covid-19

Prayers written or adapted by chaplains from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center--including Rev. Olivia Hamilton, in response to the Covid-19 crisis.