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    Welcome to New Member of the Consortium: Museum of the Bible

    The Washington Theological Consortium Board of Trustees voted to receive the Museum of the Bible (MOTB) in Washington, DC as the newest Consortium member as of July 1, 2020. Along with Associate and Affiliate members of the Consortium, MOTB will enhance Consortium and member school programs under a new category of membership: “Public Educational Institution” that has direct relevance for…

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    A Kairos Moment in History? Join this Work…

    We are at a tipping point in history that can become a kairos moment filled with divine purpose and change. In light of the global pandemic and the growing cries for racial justice filling U.S.  streets, I find myself turning more and more to prayers that imparts the humility of faith and the courage of working with others for deep justice…

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    Consortium and its Members Engage Racial Justice Struggle

    The Council of Deans of the Washington Theological Consortium will hold a Faculties’ Convocation this fall on “Toward Anti Racist Theology and Practice: Transforming our Teaching.” More recently, almost all of the Consortium schools and members have made statements and pledged to work on these issues during this turning point in race-relations and justice work….

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    St. John’s at Lafayette Square a Battleground

    The sight of our Spring Friends’ event, St. John’s Episcopal Church at Lafayette Square in Washington DC, became a battleground this week.  Damaged June 1 by a small group of vandals who hi-jacked an otherwise peaceful protest in DC, the church survived without major damage to the historic sanctuary.  The next day, the Square was cleared of peaceful protesters by…

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    Is the Eucharist the Key to Ecumenical Unity?

    See the video of the remarkable Figel address given by the recipient of the Consortium’s Ecumenism Award, Msgr. Paul McPartlan.  He makes the case for the Eucharist as the key to recent and future dialogues around Christian unity.   If the Eucharist is at the heart of the Church, and if various churches and ecclesial communities can affirm its central meaning…

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    Journey of a Former White Supremacist Videos available

    See the video of the remarkable Tachmindji 2019 panel:  “The Power of Community: the Journey of a Former White Supremacist.”  This event featured a focused discussion lead by Marc Gopin of George Mason University with three young adults:  Matthew Stevenson, Alison Gornick, and Derek Black,  about one’s transition from a world of white privilege and dominance to one of greater…

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