With the May 25th killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis, protests began taking place throughout many cities and towns across the nation, including Boston - protests that often include members of the clergy, Episcopal and otherwise. In response to Mr. Floyd's killing and subsequent violence, our Episcopal leaders have issued the following statements that we encourage you to read and pray about in the days and weeks to come.
Diocese of Massachusetts Bishops' June 1 statement on violence and sin of racism
New England Bishops' June 2nd statement in response to President Trump's photo op at St. John's Episcopal Church in Lafayette Square, Washington, D.C.
The Presiding Bishop's Word to the Church: When Cameras are Gone We Will Still be Here and his statement on the President's Use of St. John's Church and the Bible