Category Archives: Racial Justice

Webinar with Milagros Phillips

Saturday, Aug. 29, 10 a.m. | REGISTER HERE Event limited to 100 participants. St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Austin, is hosting a webinar with Milagros Phillips. Racism is a deep historical wound passed on from generation to generation. It makes us … Continue reading

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Racial Healing Dialogue Circles

Please register at The Abbey and Doug will send you a Zoom link a few days before the meeting.

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Free Class – Race and American Christianity

Class Dates: June 29-August 23George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and now Rayshard Brooks. The senseless killings of these and countless other black people have drawn our attention once again to stark disparities in American culture that whites do not always see but that people of color endure constantly. This … Continue reading

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Austin Civil Rights Stories

Sunday, July 12, 2PM Sponsored by Beloved Community. REGISTER HERE and Zoom will send you a link This documentary was filmed in 2017 by PBS/KLRU. It is a description of numerous civil rights stories caused by systemic racism in our city in … Continue reading

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Trustbuilding: An Honest Conversation On Race, Reconciliation, and Responsibility

Sunday, July 19, 2 p.m. Sponsored by Beloved Community. REGISTER HERE and Zoom will send you a link. Rob Corcoran will discuss his book which chronicles his work for racial justice in Richmond, VA and around the world. Rob is an Episcopalian … Continue reading

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Rector Reflection for Juneteenth 2020

On June 19, 1865, two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation, word came to Texas that slavery had officially ended. At the time it was estimated that 250,000 people were living as slaves in Texas. A brief review … Continue reading

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Races Reconciliation and the Body of Christ

Wednesday, June 24, 6:30-7:30 p.m.We hope to see you at this important event. Go to Zoom. Click on “Join Meeting” and enter the meeting ID on this flyer. “Races, Reconciliation and the Body of Christ”St. Julian’s Wednesday Night Spiritual Formation … Continue reading

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7/5 4 p.m. CT Speaking of Freedom Facebook Event

“This Independence Day weekend, my sisters in Christ have called to The Episcopal Church to break free of white supremacy, become the Beloved Community, and lead America into God’s just future. Please join me in reading and acting on what … Continue reading

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Christianity and Race

Monday, June 15, 7 p.m. CDT Zoom Lecture
Presented by Sewanee The University of the South – The School of Theology | The protests and demonstrations we see around the world are responding to generations of systemic violence against Black people in the United States. Even as many in The Episcopal Church now join these protests, we know that historically The Episcopal Church has participated in slavery, segregation, and abuse of civil rights. Continue reading

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Hour of Prayer

Monday, June 8, 12-1 p.m. We join others across the nation to honor and remember the life of George Floyd. Beginning at noon, we will host an hour of prayer on our Facebook page. All are invited to join their … Continue reading

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