A house that has been in Craig Melvin’s family since it was built in 1950 was put up for auction to pay for medical bills — but Craig’s family bought it to keep it in the family. They decided it could be put to a greater purpose and it’s being leased to a nonprofit called Family Promise to provide transitional housing for families in need.
Two perspectives on the 20th-century conflict look back, five decades after the fighting stopped, to discuss what was lost and what is remembered today.
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church rang its bells for the passing raucous parade, as it has done ever since the event launched more than 50 years ago, parishioner Annabeth Balance said. She said she recalled watching the first parade with about 10 “scared” marchers.
The Episcopal Church in Minnesota’s racial justice and healing commission is hosting a series of anti-racism education events Sept. 28–Oct. 1 at St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in St. Paul. The events will present a “unique approach to the lifelong work of racial justice and healing.”
In a bid to combat food insecurity in the Marietta community, the Episcopal Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul is collaborating with There’s Hope For The Hungry. They plan to provide free food to those in need.
Research on the therapeutic use of psychedelics is underway at several universities, and data continues to accumulate on how they may help with conditions from PTSD to depression. And there’s increasing interest in that work from a group of professionals who already guide people through life’s deep and difficult times: chaplains.
The Rev. Canon C. John Thompson-Quartey recently began serving as Interim Rector at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.
Absalom Jones Episcopal Center for Racial Healing Counters Surge in Book Bans with Library Project, New Book Club
To counter the growing effort to ban books and censor what students can learn about race, gender and sexual identity, The Absalom Jones Episcopal Center for Racial Healing is offering ways to support books and authors affected by these efforts and to offer a space for Episcopalians to engage in learning and discussion.
The pages of history leap onto the vibrant canvas of Christ the King Episcopal Church and Mack Park as the community paid homage to the trailblazers of civil rights with a mural, dedicated to commemorating influential figures in civil rights, LGBTQ rights, and justice advocacy.