Category: The Lead

Cathedral dean talks to NPR about Lee-Jackson windows

NPR Morning Edition spoke with the Very Rev. Randy Hollerith, dean of the National Cathedral, about the decision to remove the Lee-Jackson windows. A snippet: HOLLERITH: … the windows are not leaving the cathedral. They’re coming out of the nave. And it is my – very much my hope that we will have them in

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UTO receiving grant applications

A release from The Episcopal Church: Applications are now accepted for the 2018 United Thank Offering grants: 10 grants of $2500 for young adults; and 10 grants of $2500 to seminarians. The focus of the grants is The Jesus Movement: Evangelism, Reconciliation and Creation Care. The United Thank Offering is a gratitude ministry of the

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The art of dissent

Christ Episcopal Church, Shaker Heights stands just outside the city of Cleveland, Ohio. Through a new Community Gallery exhibit, it is also making it clear where it stands on issues of immigration, climate change, and racial justice. The local PBS station, WVIZ Ideastream, describes how the church and the community gallery work together. This church,

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Lee descendant steps away from his congregation

The Revd Robert Wright Lee IV is a descendant of Robert E. Lee and an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ in North Carolina. His unique personal standing, and his preaching against White supremacy, led to an invitation to speak at the recent MTV awards. That appearance led to some unwanted attention, for Lee,

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Mediation in federal trademarks case in South Carolina

The two sides in federal trademarks case between the breakaway diocese and the continuing diocese have agreed to mediation following the recent decision of the South Carolina Supreme Court which largely ruled in favor of The Episcopal Church and the continuing diocese. This is revealed in documents filed Friday by the breakaway diocese in their petition

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