Are We There Yet? A Southern Exile’s Reflections on Racial Healing and Telling the Truth
April 9, 2019
The Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers travels the world stirring Episcopal communities to grow into Beloved Community and join the Jesus Movement. Now she’s coming home to Middle Tennessee to support the Sewanee community's reflection on racial healing and reconciliation efforts, and to encourage us to make a lifelong commitment to being agents of transformation.
This event is presented by the Beecken Center and the Project on Slavery, Race, and Reconciliation.
When: Tuesday, April 9 at 7 p.m.
Where: Hargrove Auditorium at the School of Theology, 335 Tennessee Ave., Sewanee, TN
This event is free and open to the public.
A reception and book-signing will follow.
The Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers serves as Canon to the Presiding Bishop for Evangelism, Reconciliation and Stewardship of Creation, helping Episcopalians to follow Jesus’ Way of Love and to grow loving, life-giving, and liberating relationships with God, each other, and the earth. The author of Radical Welcome: Embracing God, The Other and the Spirit of Transformation—as well as The Episcopal Way and Companions on the Episcopal Way (with Eric Law)—Canon Spellers has directed mission and evangelism work at General Theological Seminary, and as a canon in the Diocese of Long Island she founded The Crossing, a ground-breaking church within St. Paul’s Cathedral in Boston. She has led numerous church-wide renewal efforts. A native of Frankfort, Kentucky, and a graduate of both Episcopal Divinity School and Harvard Divinity School, today she makes her home in New York's Harlem neighborhood.