Tag: racial reconciliation

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

This post was originally published on mennobytes.com 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. […]

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 […]

Continuing the Work of Johnathan Daniels

On August 15, The Episcopal Church commemorated the 50th anniversary of the death of Jonathan Myrick Daniels in the town where he was killed. The service included a stirring homily by then Presiding Bishop-elect Michael […]