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Bishop's Writings


Friday, March 22, 2019

(This is an updated version from our monthly E-news.)

Lent is our opportunity to face up to the values we have carried in our assumptions. We recently read about, and some of us even saw images of terrorism in New Zealand. Such actions originate from manifestations of Islamophobia that grow out of an assumption that some (READ MORE) -   Dear saints march 19_19-3.pdf

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Bishop Singh: A Lenten Message of Love for our United Methodist Siblings

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Dear saints in the Episcopal Church,

As I write to you about another concern, I ask that we keep our thoughts and prayers with those impacted by the devastating tornadoes in Alabama and elsewhere this past weekend. 

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Dear saints,

Happy New Year, and Happy Martin Luther King, Jr., Day! This historic government shut down has left many casualties and is creating more chaos as it continues. Yesterday, I heard about one of our clergy spouses who had been affected and was just called back to work. That was an exception, of course. Let me know what you are seeing and how you are responding as the church in your local context. I commend a litany for this government shutdown written by our Rev. Dahn Gandell, the President of Province 2!

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Racial Reconciliation, Healing and Justice

Thursday, January 3, 2019

A message from our Bishop on a task force working on Racial Reconciliation, Healing and Justice.

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