Indigenous Episcopalians share stories of pain, healing, faith with presiding officers at Winter Talk – Episcopal News Service
, 2023-01-23 10:02:50,
[Episcopal News Service – Green Bay, Wisconsin] the oneida Green Bay has been described as the area for the 200 years since the tribe was forced to relocate from its ancestral home in central New York under pressure from expanding European-American settlers and commercial interests. Many of the Oneida family who first arrived here in the 19th century brought not only their families, traditions, and culture, but also their Episcopal Faith.
While setting new roots here, the Oneida established the first permanent Episcopal worship community in what is today the state of Wisconsin. Historic church in Holy apostles Located on the Oneida Reservation it is often referred to as the “Grandmother’s Church” of the three Episcopal parishes in the state.
“The Holy Apostles have always been the center of our lives,” Tribal Council member Jenny Webster said Jan. 21 when she and other members of Oneida Episcopal hosted a facility run by the neighboring Oneida. Oneida casino.
annual Winter talk Organized conference Episcopal Church Office of Indigenous ServicesAnd this year, in addition to attracting many bishops from dioceses with large indigenous communities, among the fifty or so attendees was Bishop Michael Curry…
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