ECS Sunday 2022:Together, We Are StrongerMay 1 This year our focus is to maximize engagement. We will be launching ECS-NJ Congregational Champions! Who will be your congregation’s ECS-NJ Champion? We
In 1967 The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. asked, “Where do we go from here, chaos or community?” Fifty years later The Most Reverend Michael B. Curry answered, “The opposite of community is unacceptable.”
The five Friday Zoom group meetings in August and September are from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Aug. 20 to September 17 with a follow-up on October 15 Registration is now open for this session beginning in August. Please register using the registration link by July 30. The non-refundable fee for the course is $100. Live and Recorded Sessions $100 Register Now Registration is now open for the next Anti-Racism Training online from the Diocese of New Jersey. Demand for the Diocese’s Online Anti-Racism Training has been extraordinary. The new session that started last spring filled very quickly, and the Anti-Racism Commission is doing all it can to expand capacity. The Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey Anti-Racism Ministry invites you to take advantage of these sequestered and less scheduled days to enroll in 20 hours of virtual Anti-Racism Training streamed to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. The training takes a historical approach to help participants understand systemic racism and empower them to confront and organize against racism, inequality, and injustice. Lecture and discussion topics include “What is Race?”, “Systemic Racism and White Privilege,” “Internalized Racism,” “The Role of the Church,” “Settler Colonialism,” “Racism in Immigration and Naturalization Legislation,” and “The Prison Industrial Complex. Email: Mary Anne Clisham for registration information or Noreen Duncan for information about the Anti-Racism Commission or about the training. 2021 schedule – January 29 to February 26 with a follow-up on March 26 (Completed) – April 16 to May 14 with a follow-up on June 11 (Completed) – June 18 to July 16 with a follow-up on August 13 (In progress) – August 20 to September 17 with a follow-up on October 15
– Sacred Ground: A Film Based Dialogue Series on Race and Faith See the video introductions by Stephanie Spellers and Bishop Curry and sign up for the Sacred Ground Study Guide and materials. – Learn more about the Episcopal Church’s commitment to Becoming Beloved Community. Resources for individuals, congregations, and seasonal formation resources.