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Leaders Gather for Teach-In on The History of Becoming Beloved Community

On Thursday October 1, leaders gathered from across the diocese to join for the first of three Becoming Beloved Community Teach-Ins this month. Beginning...
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Music that Makes Community

Over a year ago, Warren Foster, a member of St. Simon's of Cyrene, asked Pastor Mary Laymon if they could bring call and response...

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...

On Whose Shoulders Do We Stand: A Conversation with John Harris

Listen to a conversation with John Harris, former National President of the Union of Black Episcopalians share his personal history with The Episcopal Church,...

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...

Story Sharing

In November 2020, we began a journey of StorySharing around our Diocese. You can watch some of our collected stories using the embedded YouTube...
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Mourning Our Changing Church: Facing our moment, grieving what we are losing, anticipating a...

In the age of COVID-19, the Episcopal Church is undergoing profound and unplanned change. We can anticipate uncertain outcomes and potentially dramatic changes to...

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...

Share Your Story of Becoming!

We are collecting impact stories from folks who have engaged in the work of Becoming Beloved Community in varying ways, at varying degrees. You are...

The Story of Our Journey in Becoming Beloved Community

On February 8, 2020, a diocesan-wide community of practice including fifteen clergy and lay leaders gathered to conclude yet another phase of a learning...