Telling Our Stories
The Pathway to Reconciliation is the congregational study guide for the Legacy of Slavery Taskforce Report. Facilitators will be trained in using the study guide to lead their congregation to work toward meaningful, faithful and redemptive transformations on the Pathway to Reconciliation. Facilitator training is Saturday, February 17 from 9 am to 3 pm at St. James Commons (65 E. Huron St., Chicago).
The season of Lent—the 40 days between Ash Wednesday and Easter—begins on February 14 this year. Several Episcopal Church organizations have created no- or low-cost Lenten devotions, reflections, and curricula for individuals and congregations.
In November, Dr. Melissa Perrin, a licensed clinical psychologist in the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago, gave a presentation at the request of the diocese's Standing Committee titled, "Alcohol Awareness: A Conversation about Wellness, Awareness and Choices" at St. Matthew's, Evanston.
Bishop Lee preached this sermon at the 180th Convention of the Diocese of Chicago on November 18, 2017:
In the last parish I served as rector, a parishioner there named Tammy taught me one of the most significant lessons I have ever learned about the nature of leadership and serving with love.
Dear People of God in the Diocese of Chicago:
I am happy to announce the creation of a diocesan Taskforce on Hispanic/Latino Mission and Ministry Sustainability.
The taskforce's goals are to offer advice on the development of new Hispanic/Latino congregations and to provide direction on sustainability for new and existing congregations.