Category: Multicultural & Ethnic Ministries

The Church and Criminal Justice: What it Looks Like “On the Ground”

This post was originally published on on May 23, 2016 by Melodie Davis. A delegation from the Diocese of Virginia including two Diocesan staff members, Kendall Martin and Hannah Roberts, were present for “A Day […]

Reconciliation: Voices from Africa

When I was invited to work with the Diocese of Virginia’s honored guests this January from Christ the King Diocese in Johannesburg, South Africa, I sensed, without fully understanding, how profound the blessing might be. […]

An Imam and a Priest Walk into a Conversation…

At first they were unlikely friends: an Episcopal priest serving a parish in Northern Virginia and a Muslim Imam. But a meeting to plan an interfaith Thanksgiving Service turned into something more, enriching the lives […]

Re-Imagining Community Across Racial and Denominational Lines

The Ongoing Journey of Leeds Episcopal Church and Mt. Morris Primitive Baptist Church It all began with the simple act of making an unscheduled stop while driving down the road.  The Rev. Justin McIntosh, rector […]

Racial Reconciliation Listening Sessions – What’s Next?

Today’s problems are so acute because the tragic evasions and defaults of several centuries have accumulated to disaster proportions. The luxury of a leisurely approach to urgent solutions—the ease of gradualism—was forfeited by ignoring the […]