Province V Gathers in Becoming Beloved Community

On April 8-10, dioceses from across Province V, including Diocese of Southern Ohio, Diocese of Ohio, Diocese of Michigan, Diocese of Northern Michigan, and...

Becoming a Beloved Community of Practice

In February, twenty-seven people from across our diocese--including both clergy and lay people--committed to an intensive learning journey to form a community of practice...

Some Thoughts on Race, Racism and Becoming Beloved Community

My Beliefs I guess the first thought out of my head, when thinking about race and racism is, “Can we all just take a breath...

Request for Proposals: Becoming Beloved Community Practices

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A Church on Every Corner: The History of Protestant Christianity in One Neighborhood

Walnut Hills, Cincinnati, is small neighborhood with a long history. By the 1860’s there were (at least) 4 Protestant churches less than a mile...

Lessons From Our Past: A Conversation with John Harris on the History of the...

In honor of Black History Month and with the Absalom Jones Symposium and Festal Eucharist coming up on February 16, I invited valued elder and...

Growing relationships

On the evening of December 11, in a suburb of Columbus, a miracle took place. On this night, just under 170 people, some regular...

The two-edged sword of religion: How shall we use it?

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, religion is “the belief and worship of a superhuman, controlling power, especially a personal God or gods.” We...

Wisdom Enters: A take on the 13th Amendment punishment flaw

My earliest memory of Dr. Who, the British science-fiction television program, is at my grandmother’s house. One afternoon, as I was going through the...

Why a Learning Journey? Your stories mattered.

As we set out to design the foundation for this first year of bringing Becoming Beloved Community to life in our diocese, we began...