Why Will This Time Be Any Different?

On Friday, as clergy and lay leaders gathered for a newly forming Justice Circle*, we were reminded of our history as a church, of...

Wondering How to Introduce Your Congregation to Becoming Beloved Community?

Recently, the congregation of St. Barnabas (Montgomery, Ohio) was invited into Becoming Beloved Community. Larry James, task force member and learning journey participant worked...

Resources for Learning about Race, Racism and Whiteness*

Three Categories with Three Suggestions and Bonus Items! Compiled by MaryBeth Ingram, a white-bodied late learner who needed help from others to learn what to...

“What Can I Do?”

All across America, people of faith ask, “what can I do?” as an anguished cry to God. As we experience civil unrest rising from...

Combating Anti-Asian Racism and COVID-19 Toolkit

Developed by Showing Up For Racial Justice (SURJ), check out this toolkit aimed at combating Anti-Asian Racism during this time. An overview of what's included:   ...

Reflecting on Harmful Patterns and (Trans)forming New Ones

In this time of lockdown and imposed stillness, there is an opportunity to look in the mirror, for introspection. There is an invitation to...

4 Ways You Can Take Caring Action Around CoronaVirus–Even if You’re Overwhelmed

Sandra Kim, activist and healer, offers up ways in which we can take caring action of ourselves, each other, our local communities and those...
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Zoom Training: Tech and Space Holding

At this time when people are rapidly and in many cases involuntarily virtualizing their meetings and interactions, we are called to practice a way...

January Monthly Contemplation

Monthly contemplation from The Sound of the Genuine- Howard Thurman “There is in every person something that waits and listens for the sound of the genuine...

Final Report on 2019 Diocesan Becoming Beloved Community Grants

In 2019, the Diocese awarded $15,000 toward supporting local efforts–seed money– across our diocese aimed at Becoming Beloved Community. In May, Requests for Proposals (RFPs)...