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[Episcopal News Service – Houston, Texas] Black clergy from across the Episcopal Church and parts of the Anglican Communion are spending more than four days here exploring how to reclaim the Episcopal Church’s membership in the Jesus Movement.
The International Black Clergy Conference, titled “The Jesus Movement: Embracing Our Call,” is doing so through plenary presentations, including a Nov. 16 keynote address by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry;...
November 16, 2016
[Episcopal News Service – Houston, Texas] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry told the International Black Clergy Conference Nov. 16 that the Jesus Movement is not a “Michael Curry concoction” that will have a limited shelf life.
“It is a solemn call to reclaim our deepest origins – the deepest roots of who we are – and thereby know how to be oriented in a time of profound disorientation,” he said in his keynote address that was titled “The Jesus Movement: Embracing Our Call...
November 15, 2016
[Episcopal News Service] On Nov. 15, protesters took to the streets to call on President Obama to stop construction on the controversial North Dakota Access pipeline. On the same day, Energy Transfer Partners filed a lawsuit asking for federal court intervention to finish the pipeline project.
[Religion News Service] For months, as the Republican nominee for president spewed hatred and contempt for women, people of color, and immigrants, the white church stood by and watched. The Twitter hashtag #whitechurchquiet bears witness to our silence.
But on Election Day, white Christians — not just an overwhelming number of evangelicals, but also majorities of Protestants and Catholics — spoke...