Overcoming Divisions By Sharing Hopes And Hurts
St. George’s, in York, Maine Hosts Lecture On Civil Discourse
The Rev. Stephanie Spellers, Canon for Evangelism, Reconciliation and Creation for the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church will be the special guest lecturer at St. George’s Church Sunday, February 26 at 3pm, as they continue their series on civil discourse with the session, “Overcoming Divisions by Sharing Hopes and Hurts.”
Rev. Canon Spellers will help attendees to understand the importance of having brave, honest conversations. She’ll explore how we as individuals, and a society, can move toward freedom by sharing our deep hopes and hurts around race, class, politics, and so many other divisive issues.
A popular author and speaker, Rev. Canon Spellers mission is to help Episcopalians foster loving, life-giving and liberating relationships with God, each other, and the earth.
Author of Radical Welcome: Embracing God, The Other and the Spirit of Transformation, and co-author of The Episcopal Way, she has directed mission and evangelism work at General Theological Seminary and in the Diocese of Long Island.
She was also Founder of The Crossing, a ground-breaking church within St. Paul’s Cathedral in Boston, and has led numerous church-wide renewal efforts.
A native of Frankfort, Kentucky, and a graduate of both Episcopal Divinity School and Harvard Divinity School, she makes her home today in New York's Harlem neighborhood.
A reception will be held following the program, and donations are welcome. To reserve your place at the event, call 207-363-7376. St. George’s is located at 407 York Street in York, ME.