Statements Regarding Racial Justice



Observing Indigenous Peoples' Day

Article from the Southeastern Synod's Diversity & Justice Task Force


Statements in Response to the Verdict in the George Floyd murder trial


ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton


The Rt. Rev. Rob Wright, D.D., 
Bishop of The Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta



Letter to the synod, from Bishop Strickland, June 24, 2020:  

Bishop Strickland speaks out for the removal of the Confederate emblem of the Mississippi state flag



Regarding the Death of Ahmaud Arbery and
our call to action as a Church

May 12, 2020






Here is an excerpt from Bishop Strickland's letter:

We grieve with the family of Mr. Ahmaud Arbery, as they remember his life and his birthdate. But we cannot stop with our prayers, our grief, or even our acknowledgment of our privilege. We must advocate and be a voice for those whose voices have been taken from them.