October 11-14, 2019 Join the youth from Province III for a bus trip from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA. Along the way we will visit historical sites, hear from leaders in the church and struggle against racism, and become a part of the Beloved Community, as we seek to increase racial understanding, healing, and reconciliation. Details: Check-in Friday, October 11, 1 pm St. Luke’s Episcopal Church 1514 15th St. NW Washington, DC 20005 Pick-up Monday, October 14, 12 noon St. Luke’s Episcopal Church 1514 15th St. NW Washington, DC 20005 Housing and meals are being graciously provided by host parishes in D.C., Philadelphia, and outside of Baltimore, MD. Highlights of the trip will include:
The National African American History Museum
The Oldest African-American Episcopal Church in the U.S.
Part of the African-American Heritage Trail
Speakers will include:
The Reverend Dr. Gayle Fisher-Stewart, Interim Rector, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Washington, DC and former police officer
The Right Reverend Mariann Budde, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington
The Right Reverend Eugene Sutton, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland
Saturday, October 12, 2019 | 10:00am Join acolytes from across the United States for a morning service of re-dedication and Holy Eucharist. Bring your processional crosses, banners, torches, thuribles, flags, and streamers for a festive procession of acolytes, clergy, and vergers. Workshops in the afternoon offer enrichment and instruction. The diocese will be renting buses for the trip and will pick up and drop off at St. Thomas' Church, Whitemarsh and The African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas.