What is Beloved Community?

So just what does it mean to become the beloved community? And why is it so important for the Episcopal Church in Minnesota right now?

Small Group Learning

Create space for small groups to come together to learn, grow, and build relationships.  The Beloved Community is not something we can think into existence.  It takes the hard work of building relationship that help you understand the richness and diversity of God’s creation, and see a more distinct picture of the work we are…

Self-Reflection

Self-reflection offers space for you to listen to your own story and your own context and how it fits into being a part of creating the Beloved Community. Take time to pray, journal, and learn for your spiritual and emotional growth. Look at your daily life through the lens of Beloved Community. Learn more about…

Activities and Events

The following activities and events are designed and suggested as a way to move into a space of experiential learning. In conjunction with self-reflection and small group time, create space to begin to expand your understanding and engage others around topics of creating the Beloved Community. More Than a Word Directed by brothers John and…

What’s Next?

Let's move forward with building Beloved Community together so that… from Episcopal Church in Minnesota on Vimeo. So you’ve done a ton of action?  Well, now it’s time for you to add your work to the Episcopal Asset Map. The Episcopal Asset Map is a joint project of The Episcopal Church and Episcopal Relief & Development. It’s an…

Environment

Interfaith Power and Light Interfaith Power & Light is mobilizing a religious response to global warming. The mission of Interfaith Power & Light is to be faithful stewards of Creation by responding to global warming through the promotion of energy conservation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light* Minnesota Interfaith Power &…

Dismantling Racism & Reconciliation

YWCA YWCA Minneapolis is a nonprofit organization founded in 1891 as a member of YWCA USA, the oldest and largest multicultural organization in the world. Our mission is to eliminate racism, empower women and girls and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Circle of the Beloved* In the Fall of 2016, The Episcopal Church in Minnesota,…

International Support

Episcopal Relief and Development* Episcopal Relief & Development works with Church partners and other local organizations to save lives and transform communities worldwide. We rebuild after disasters and empower people to create lasting solutions that fight poverty, hunger and disease. Working in close to 40 countries, our programs impact the lives of approximately 3 million…

Homelessness & Housing

Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless The mission of the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless is to generate policies, community support and local resources for housing and services to end homelessness in Minnesota. Avenues for Homeless Youth The mission of Avenues for Homeless Youth is to provide emergency shelter, short-term housing and supportive services for homeless…