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On the Feast Day of Moses the Black

Note: This message is offered by Rev. Peter Thompson (of  St. Bart’s in Manhattan) as the Sermon for the Anglican Association of Musicians, on July...

House of Bishops Theology Committee examining ‘infection’ of white supremacy

A committee of bishops and academic theologians is discussing how The Episcopal Church and its bishops can confront what its chair has called “the...

Why Begin By Focusing on Race and Racial Reconciliation?

The journey toward Becoming Beloved Community requires a constant “striving towards” our commitment. That “striving for” will be accompanied by continually falling short of...

A conversation with Cherie Bridges Patrick and Amy Howton

As the two of us have partnered to invite others into Becoming Beloved Community, one practice that has been important to us is to intentionally...

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...

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

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...

A Litany for Martin

A Litany for Martin: I wrote the following litany for the interfaith MLK Day celebrations this year, and for Prayers of the People in my...

Christmases Past: Tales from a White Mom

In our house, Santa was Black. So were some angels, shepherds and wise individuals. The wise ones and shepherds were fairly simple to locate,...

An Invitation to Participate in a Learning Journey

This year, we are laying the foundation for Becoming Beloved Community, the Episcopal Church's vision of being and practicing what it means to be...

Following Jesus into the House of Representatives

Rev. Maggie Foote, member of the Becoming Beloved Community Task Force and priest of the Latino Ministry Center, offered the convocation at the December...