We seek to understand and make a difference in race relations and systemic injustice.
There is much hope to be had in these sorrowful days, brothers and sisters, much hope.
For me, the only way to bear all of this is with love. Read a reflection by parishioner Susan Campbell.
I suggest that we at St. Peter’s also have our whole lives in common: we are bound together by one Lord, one faith, and one baptism.
It is often said that the mark of a compelling literary work is one which the reader cannot put down. Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy is a book that you are going to want and need to put down in order to reflect. You must put it down as it hits you smack in the face …
Below is a list of resources to help us – and to help white people in particular –understand more deeply how racism is expressed daily in our culture. These articles have been curated by a member of our Social Justice Committee and don’t necessarily represent the views of St. Peter’s per se, but are relevant …
“It is difficult to like some people. It is difficult to like somebody threatening your children. It is so difficult, so difficult to like some people. …But Jesus says Love them.” I heard these words of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the noontime concert last week, and the lines struck a bell …
All human beings, equally created in the image of God, must understand themselves in relation with the world in order to be whole persons.
A pastoral letter from the rector: I invite you, first and foremost, to join me in unceasing prayer.
Perhaps the most faithful thing we can utter to God when confronted with such evil is “Why?”