Resources and reflections on the Ferguson decision

[November 26, 2014] Following the recent announcement of the grand jury decision in Ferguson, MO, The Episcopal Church is providing resources for understanding, reflecting, praying and participating in a spirit-filled response.

“The decision in Ferguson has reached into the hearts of every American,” noted Bishop Stacy Sauls, Chief Operating Officer. “The Episcopal Church is providing a series of resources and reflections to help us consider our response and our way forward.”

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori’s statement here

A Way Forward: Reflections, Resources & Stories Concerning Ferguson, Racial Justice & Reconciliation here

Episcopal Diocese of Missouri Bishop Wayne Smith statement here

Episcopal Diocese of Missouri here

Christ Church Cathedral, St. Louis, MO here

Share Your Story here Share and post personal stories of experiences with racism, structures of inequality, and racial reconciliation.

Reflections from Episcopalians here those presenting reflections are: Annette Buchanan, National President for the Union of Black Episcopalians (UBE); Dr. Anita Parrott George, Executive Council Member, and Vice Chair of the Advisory Board of the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation, University of Mississippi; the Very Rev. Mike Kinman, dean of Christ Church Cathedral in downtown St. Louis.

Practices for racial reconciliation here

Statements here

Blogs here on Social Justice and Advocacy Engagement by Charles Wynder, Jr., Episcopal Church Missioner for Social Equality, Advocacy Engagement

Many dioceses, cathedrals and churches have conducted prayer services and vigils; check local websites for more information.

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Resources and reflections on the Ferguson decision

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