Category: Faith in the Public Square

After Charlottesville: Facing the Evil at Home

by Ed Keithly Deputy Director of Transition Ministry Diocese of Virginia The summer between my freshman and sophomore years at Sewanee (The University of the South) was my first summer as a counselor at St. […]

In Response to Charlottesville

It is 2017 and yet everything I witnessed in Charlottesville, VA  this past Saturday seemed reminiscent of things I’d read and seen in my history textbooks.  Crowds of people gathered flying Confederate and Nazi flags, shouting words of hate.  Some counter protesters shouted back, while others stood silently in prayer or singing words of peace.  I witnessed people bloodied. I saw people fighting. I heard tear gas being deployed – I could smell it and see it spreading.

Faith in the Public Square

The Rev. David May, rector of Grace Church in Kilmarnock, was our moderator for this year’s edition of Stories of the Diocese. As we have during the last couple of annual meetings (at least the […]

Bishop Goff to go to the Women’s March on Washington

The Rt. Rev. Susan E. Goff, Bishop Suffragan, shares a message regarding her decision to attend the Women’s March on Washington January 21, 2017. I am going to the Women’s March on Washington January 21.  […]

From Standing Rock: Finding Hope at the River

By Erin Maxfield-Steele Contributing Author “My soul thirsts for you, my flesh faints for you, as in a barren and dry land where there is no water.” -Psalm 63 Cannon Ball, North Dakota is a […]