Monthly Archives: September 2015

Buffalo, Brent & the World Council of Churches

St. Paul’s Cathedral is one of the historic birthplaces of the worldwide ecumenical movement. This is where Charles Henry Brent, fourth bishop of the Diocese of Western New York, planted seeds of what would become the Faith and Order Movement, … Continue reading

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We Can Prevail. A sermon preached to celebrate 10 years of mutual ministry of St. Philip’s and the Very Rev. Gloria E. E. Payne-Carter

Good morning! I’m so pleased to be with you on this glorious day. I think this is the first time I have preached and celebrated in a banquet hall, but that’s fitting, isn’t it — we share in the heavenly … Continue reading

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A Statement on the Violence in my Hometown of Cleveland, MS and the Violence in the City of Buffalo

I’m sure that many of you have heard of the shooting on the campus of Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi. As many of you know, this is the town in the Delta where I grew up. Watching news reports … Continue reading

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