Mar 2, 2023 | For People, News
In this episode, Bishop Wright has a conversation with Canon Martini Shaw, 17th Rector of The African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas, the congregation founded by Absalom Jones. They discuss Absalom’s story that led to the founding of St. Thomas and how his legacy is lived out today.
Mar 1, 2023 | Featured Stories, News
The life of the first Black Episcopal priest is a blueprint for building an active faith life, Bishop Rob Wright said during the annual Absalom Jones commemoration. The February 19 service, sponsored annually by The Union of Black Episcopalians, was held this year at Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Decatur.
Jan 20, 2023 | News
In the first Feedback Friday episode of Closer Look in 2023, host Rose Scott talks with Dr. Catherine Meeks, Executive Director of the Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing.
Jan 13, 2023 | For Faith
In celebration of and thanksgiving for the life and ministry of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I thought I would try and distill a couple of reasons he gave for us to stay steadfastly hopeful.
Sep 16, 2022 | For People, News“The opposite of faith isn’t doubt – it’s absolute certainty” – Bishop Deon Johnson In this episode, Bishop Wright has a conversation with Bishop Deon Johnson, 11th Bishop of The Episcopal Diocese of Missouri. They talk about...