In 1942, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 which laid the groundwork for the wrongful internment of countless Japanese-American citizens. The parishioners of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Seattle, a historically Japanese-American parish, were taken from their homes and placed in internment camps. Bishop Rickel introduces our upcoming series of interviews with the current parishioners of St. Peter, Seattle who survived the internment camps and this tragic chapter of American history. In this first installment of interviews with parishioners
Bishop Rickel introduces this year’s Lenten Book Selection – The Book of Common Prayer. Hear Bishop Rickel’s thoughts on this essential tool for our life together as the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia. The Diocesan Resource Center has compiled a list of resources to aid in our exploration of the Book of Common Prayer. RESOURCES
Bishop Rickel extends an invitation to attend a Mass Meeting of the Poor People’s Campaign with the Rev. William Barber and presents a brief history of the movement. The meeting will be held on November 6, 7pm, at Intellectual House–the Native Life & Tribal Relations Longhouse at the University of Washington.
Bishop Rickel speaks about the 2017 Diocesan Convention and this year’s theme: Wherever Bread is Broken.
Bishop Rickel reflects on the establishment of a legal defense fund for members of our community facing deportation and other legal issues.
Bishop Rickel speaks with the Rev. Canon Arienne Davison about the reasons behind the Diocese of Olympia’s shift from Anti-Racism Training to Intercultural Development Training. *Transcripts available upon request.