EXPLORING DIVERSITY &

NURTURING CULTURAL COMPETENCY

A Call to appreciate one another as children of God continually has been repeated at the General Conventions of the Episcopal Church. This is our response.

OUR STORY

A call to appreciate one another as children of God continually has been repeated at the General Conventions of the Episcopal Church. In 2009, the General Convention urged every leadership body of the Church to institute programs or sessions on ‘anti-racism’.  Dioceses around the globe instituted anti-racism training and many use Seeing the Face of God in Each Other: The Antiracism Training Manual of the Episcopal Church, a curriculum designed to make us all more aware of how society's racist past still haunts us today. A new framework for creating AntiRacism Programs was approved at General Convention 79 (2018).

In 2013, thanks to a Sowing Seeds of God's Mission Grant, Province 1 leaders from each of our dioceses and from Episcopal Divinity School began collaborating on a new vision to create a wide variety of entry points to address racism.  ​The group decided to focus on providing multiple access points and immersive ways to INCREASE SENSITIVITY, AWARENESS/KNOWLEDGE, and SKILLS [competencies] with respect to one's own and others' multi-cultural contexts.  The task force's goal is to SPUR ACTION to enact the Dream of God which rsulted in the development of a type of RESOURCE CENTER with materials, activities, and forums (i.e. threaded discussions and live web conferences) to lend support to you and your efforts.  (See more)

OUR STORY
RESOURCE CENTER
NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

January 8, 2019

 SO PROVINCE I is offering GRANTS to send TWO PEOPLE PER DIOCESE to NYC Feb 8-9, 2019!

The cost of registration and one night housing for this year's TRINITY INSTITUTE: FACING RACE THROUGH FILM is $200.  Province I will cover this cost for two people from each dioc...

February 21, 2018

Carol Gallagher is the first American Indian (Cherokee) female bishop in the Episcopal Church and first Indigenous female bishop in Anglican Communion. Carol offers both her personal experience and churchwide perspective as theAssistant Bishop for Native Ministries in...

November 21, 2017

Transgender Awareness Week began November 14... and needs to continue every day. 

With thanks to the Episcopal Church in CT, here is a collection of resources within The Episcopal Church. 

  • Integrity USA: As an Episcopal LGBTQ organization, Integrity USA proclaim...

September 20, 2017

The task force will continue its monthly “Exploring Multicultural Awareness and Nurturing Cultural Competency Web Conversations” on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 7:30-8:30 pm. Potential topics include:

  • Bishops View

  • What your parents (of color) to...

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Episcopal Province of New England (Province I)

Julie Lytle, MDiv, PhD

Executive Director

81 Blueberry Hill Road, Hyannis MA 02601

617-669-8411

executive.director@province1.org

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