The state of North Carolina, working with Apple and Google, has created a phone app to help slow the spread of the virus, and we are encouraging all members of our community to install and enable it, for your own safety as well as the safety of those around you.Continue reading
We are pleased to be able to offer two book studies during Lent related to the issues of Racial Equity:
Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debbie Irving will be discussed on Wednesday Evenings.
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson will be discussed on Sunday Afternoons.
The Diocesan Racial Justice and Reconciliation Committee (RJRC) presents a webinar by author Debby Irving in a three-part anti-racism series. The second part of the series, the 21 Day Racial Equity Challenge, begins on Sunday, January 17.…Continue reading
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“Our commitment to be an inclusive church is not based on a social theory or capitulation to the ways of the culture, but on our belief that the outstretched arms of Jesus on the cross are a sign of the very love of God reaching out to us all. While I understand that many disagree with us, our decision regarding marriage is based on the belief that the words of the Apostle Paul to the Galatians are true for the church today: All who have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is no longer Jew or Gentile, slave or free, male or female, for all are one in Christ.”
To view a video of the Most Reverend Michael Curry’s full statement in response to the Primates Meeting, please click here: https://www.facebook.com/episcopalian/videos/10155010038437925/?theater . Also read “Majority of primates call for temporary Episcopal Church sanctions.”