Response to hate at the Episcopal Church of Our Saviour

The Episcopal Church of Our Savior was one of over 300 hate related incidents since Election Day. A large “Trump Nation Whites Only” banner greeted a diverse congregation Sunday morning. The same message covered an exterior wall.

Bishop Mariann Budde was in hand for the 1 pm Spanish service with colored chalk used by families for writing alternative messages seen in the pictures.

I spent several hours with Pastor Robert Harvey, reporters from Israel, Czech Republic, CNN and other networks, people bringing flowers and faith leaders including Rabbi Shmuel Herzfield who brought members of his congregation pictured with Rev. Harvey.

The Strait Times: Surge in hate-based incidents in US since election a concern

 

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