Good Books for Examining Racial History

Betsy Schram, co-owner of The Bookshelf in Madeira, OH, is a long-time member of the Diocesan Stewardship Commission and the Church of the Redeemer....

Finding Comfort in Discomfort: A Cross-Racial Dialogue on Race and Racism

On November 17, 2018 St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Westerville and Otterbein University hosted "Finding Comfort in Discomfort: A Cross-Racial Dialogue On Race and Racism--A...

Buckle Up: Six Weeks of a White Media Fast

by Kate Haralson Throughout the Becoming Beloved Learning Journey, I have become more sensitive to the way white supremacy creeps in and takes over. The...

Our Prayer for This Moment

I have no answers, only questions. Is it denial or acceptance? Where are you, God? How do I honor the victims? When I can see the end coming,...

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,...

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...
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Christianity as an Earth-Honoring Faith

In honor of Earth Day and Rogation Days, the Diocesan Creation Care Task Force offered a webinar, Christianity as an Earth-Honoring Faith: A Call...

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...

Bearing Witness to Our Becoming

Bearing witness is an important act in growth and transformation, particularly on the community level. It requires us to pay attention to each other...

Prayer for Our Diocese

Prayer for Our Diocese 4.30.21 May we be a forgiving community. May we be more fully human. May the standing committee have the wisdom to invite a healing...