Kira Schlesinger is a priest at Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Lebanon, Tenn., and author of Pro-Choice and Christian: Reconciling Faith, Politics and Justice. She wrote about sexual harassment in the church after the Harvey Weinstein accusations were published.
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Dorchester, Mass., is a member of its local sanctuary movement group and is hosting an undocumented immigrant. The Rev. Edwin Johnson is the lead pastor and Savannah Hauge is the church’s sanctuary coordinator.
The Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, which has 70,000 Episcopalians in 136 neighborhood congregations and mission centers, is historically one of the five most populous and culturally diverse of the Episcopal Church’s 109 dioceses. In 2016, its members voted to become a sanctuary diocese. Its Interfaith Refugee and Immigration Service offers services and assistance throughout […]
Christopher Senyonjo is a retired Anglican bishop in the Church of Uganda who founded St. Paul’s Reconciliation and Equality Centre to reconcile tension among straight and LGBTI people. He has become one of the leading LGBTI voices as a straight ally for LGBTI people in Uganda and the world.
Peter W. Williams is professor emeritus of religion at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He is the author of Religion, Art and Money: Episcopalians and American Culture from the Civil War to the Great Depression, a look at how Episcopalians influenced the visual arts during that time.
Jeffrey Walton is communications manager for the Institute on Religion and Democracy in Washington, D.C. where he often writes about the Anglican and Episcopal churches.
Paul Handley is the managing editor of Church Times, an Anglican newspaper based in London. He has written about the need to focus on giving thanks in November and lamented the rise of Black Friday as a shopping festival.
The Executive Council Committee on Science, Technology and Faith is a committee of the Episcopal Church charged with to identifying, exploring and recommending policies to the church on emerging issues in science and technology and their implications for Christian faith, life, and practice. Rev. Alistair So is the chair.
Lucas Mix is a scientist and an Episcopal priest. He is a researcher at the Ronin Institute at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., where he studies theoretical biology and theological biology. Among his interests is studying the definition of life. He blogs at “Science, Spirit and Scripture” and “An Ecclesiastical Peculiar.”