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.
Tamara Plummer was with us from The Episcopal Church and Episcopal Relief and Development to discuss the Episcopal Asset Map Project. This important nationwide project is chronicling the assets and gifts of Episcopal churches in […]
The end result is reconciliation, but we can’t race to the end goal without going through some necessary and painful steps of our own. Waking up to find that the national narrative had changed overnight […]