Racial Reconciliation in the News

Photographs: Absalom Jones Service

A service to celebrate the Rev. Absalom Jones and the Rev. RIchard Allen was held on February 17 at Trinity Episcopal ...
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Motherwork: A Homily on Blessed Frances Joseph Gaudet

Lindsey Ardrey, Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana Commission on Racial Reconciliation Co-chairperson Delivered on January 11th, 2017 at St. Luke’s Episcopal ...
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Bishop’s Address to the 179th Convention

The Rt. Rev. Morris K. Thompson, Jr., Eleventh Bishop of Louisiana, addresses the 179th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of ...
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Listen: Presiding Bishop’s Sermon and Opening Eucharist of the UBE Annual Meeting

We were honored to host the Union of Black Episcopalians Annual Meeting & Conference and to welcome the Most Rev ...
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UBE Opening Eucharist includes confession of the sin of racism

[Union of Black Episcopalians] The opening Eucharist service of the Union of Black Episcopalians annual conference, held July 31 at Christ ...
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Unchaining Ourselves With Love, Hope, Compassion: Reflections on the Rally in Baton Rouge

by Lindsey Ardrey, Co-chair, Racial Reconciliation Commission of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana Good things rarely make the news. On ...
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Religious leaders respond to Alton Sterling shooting | WBRZ Baton Rouge

Working together to heal deep wounds in Baton Rouge. Episcopal clergy along with other faith leaders gathered at this important ...
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Racial Reconciliation Commission Stands with Love and Compassion

The Racial Reconciliation Commission of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana participated in the peaceful demonstration in Baton Rouge on Sunday, ...
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Discerning a Way Forward Together, Invitation to Upcoming Rallies

Dear Sisters and Brothers, I have struggled to make sense of all that has happened this past week. Black men ...
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Alton Sterling

Dear Sisters and Brothers, As I turned on the television yesterday evening, my heart sank as I listened to the ...
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Visit to the Whitney Museum

Reflection by Susan Spillman Photographs by Gillian Knowles and Holly Heine “In our ongoing spiritual formation, we will use prayer, worship, ...
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Courageous Choices: A Sermon for the Feast of Blessed Frances Joseph Gaudet

by The Rev. LeBaron Taylor Feast of Frances Joseph Gaudet, Holy Eucharist II, December 27, 2015, 4 pm, St. Luke's ...
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Let it Shine!: The Commission on Racial Reconciliation Holds Bible Study at St. Luke’s to Stand in Solidarity with Mother Emanuel

The horror of the murder of nine people on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 by an assailant motivated by racial hatred ...
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In the News: Local church honors slain church victims

Source: WWLTV-New Orleans- NEW ORLEANS -- St. Luke's Episcopal Church in New Orleans is tackling the issue of race relations ...
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Let it Shine

Let it Shine! The Commission on Racial Reconciliation of  the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana invites you to Wednesday Evening Bible ...
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Second Annual Service of Commitment to Racial Healing, Justice, and Reconciliation Held on January 17

 The Second Annual Service of Commitment to Racial Healing, Justice, and Reconciliation was held on Saturday, January 17 at Christ ...
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Annual Service of Racial Reconciliation to be January 17 at Christ Church Cathedral

by Lee Crean- At 11:00 a.m. on January 17, 2015, the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana will once again hold its ...
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Racial Reconciliation | Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | PBS

More and more churches and denominations are continuing to repent of the sin of racism. The recent reconciliation service in ...
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Episcopalians in Dallas diocese become caretakers of slave burial site

Volunteers from St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Irving, Texas, spent a recent Saturday cleaning up one of Texas’ oldest slave ...
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International Black Clergy Conference: Full ENS coverage

This post appeared here first: International Black Clergy Conference: Full ENS coverage [Episcopal News Service - Top Stories] ...
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Black clergy encouraged to reclaim Jesus and his movement

[Episcopal News Service – Houston, Texas] Black clergy from across the Episcopal Church and parts of the Anglican Communion are ...
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Black clergy discuss church’s role in reconciling society

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry takes questions during a Nov. 15 open mic session during the evening prior to the start ...
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Seminarians of Color Conference slated for Feb. 8-11

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Seminarians of color are invited to an important gathering, the Seminarians of Color ...
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Stephanie Spellers to give live-streamed TED talk on ‘revolutionary listening’ Sept. 10

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers, canon to the presiding bishop for evangelism and reconciliation, will offer a ...
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Bulletin inserts for Sept. 4: Alexander Crummell and Union of Black Episcopalians

Bulletin inserts for Sept. 4, the sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, celebrate the life and legacy of notable saint, the Rev. Alexander ...
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EPF endorses Black Lives’ policy platform

The National Executive Council of the Episcopal Peace Fellowship joined by the fellowship’s Palestine/Israel Network, is proud to stand in ...
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Episcopal Peace Fellowship endorses Black Lives’ policy platform

[Episcopal Peace Fellowship press release] The National Executive Council of the Episcopal Peace Fellowship joined by the fellowship’s Palestine/Israel Network, ...
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North Carolina churches respond to voting limits

Signs are pictured during a voter registration drive for National Voter Registration Day in September 2015. Photo: REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni [Episcopal ...
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