Posts Tagged Racial Justice

May 23, 2023

Special Message from The Absalom Jones Episcopal Center for Racial Healing

by Catherine Meeks

The Absalom Jones Episcopal Center for Racial Healing is a church-wide resource which is primarily supported by the Diocese of Atlanta and The Episcopal Church, charged with providing tools and experiences to engage in racial healing, dismantling racism,...

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September 23, 2022

Debrief & Discussion on the Intersection of Racism and Christianity

Your Racial Justice Council here in the Diocese of Maine would like to invite you to two online opportunities to talk and learn about the intersection of racism and Christianity. First, The Maine Council of...

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August 25, 2022

Public Conversation with Carter Heywood

Wednesday, September 21 from 4:00 – 5:30 pm; Online The Maine Council of Churches and The BTS Center have invited world-renowned theologian and Episcopal priest, Rev. Dr. Carter Heyward (one of the “Philadelphia 11” women ordained...

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June 16, 2022

Webinar: History and Contemporary Realities of Black Communities in Maine

Participants will learn about the history of slavery and racism in Maine, including the role of eugenics and the term Vacationland. Presenters will talk about our shared ancestry and how slavery has impacted the way...

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March 7, 2022

On Sacred Ground: Personal Transformation Leads to Sacred Ground Program Expansion

by Andrea Lauerman

The national “Becoming Beloved Community” newsletter recently included this column about Caroline Russell, a St. Paul’s, Brunswick parishioner until her death in December 2021, and her relationship with the Sacred Ground program. Sometimes a transformation...

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January 11, 2022

EPF’s Peacebuilding Series presentation by Dr. Catherine Meeks

Recap of Dr. Meek’s presentation by Episcopal Peace Fellowship – Maine Chapter In January, Episcopal Peace Fellowship’s monthly series of free, online Peacebuilding presentations featured a dynamic talk by Dr. Catherine Meeks on racial healing....

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