Racial Justice Resources
In the wake of protests around the country following the death of unarmed black people during encounters with police, we've posted sermons, essays, and links to books, articles, videos and reading lists about racial justice.
Nosotros Somos La Esperanza: Un Mensaje del Obispo Jeff
We Are Hope: Bishop Lee's Lent Message
Responding to the Syrian Refugee Crisis
Bishop Lee asks all members of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago to learn and pray about refugees fleeing Syria and how the church and its people can respond.
Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting agencies in Syria, the Diocese of Jerusalem's Holy Land Institute for the Deaf and relief efforts for large numbers of people traveling out of crisis areas into Europe. Read more about Episcopal Relief & Development's work to respond to the Syrian refugee crisis and a prayer for victims of the Syrian Conflict from the Church of England.
Communion is a Gift from God: A Letter from Bishop Lee
January 15, 2016
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ:
Some of you will have seen the news that the meeting of Anglican primates concluding today at Canterbury Cathedral in England has voted to issue what they call “consequences” to the Episcopal Church for our adoption of equal marriage at this past summer’s General Convention. For more context, I commend to you Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s video statement, filmed outside the gates of Canterbury Cathedral and released this morning.