November 9, 2016
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has announced the retirement of the Rev. Angela Ifill from her position as Episcopal Church missioner for the office of black ministries, a position she has held since 2000.
Curry said, “Among Angela’s many contributions to the cause of Christ through the building up of our black churches in the Episcopal Church, let me highlight this – Angela has made a profound and...
[Episcopal Diocese of Newark] Bishop Mark Beckwith has posted the following reflection on his blog.
The outcome was unexpected. And for me, unwanted. I anticipated that a lot of people would feel hurt, confused and angry on November 9, but I didn’t figure I would be one of them.
That said, beneath all the swirling feelings, I feel called – in two distinct but related ways.
First, I feel the call to be prophetic. Over the...