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Statement by Grace Cathedral and Congregation Emanu-El on the Christchurch Shootings

By The Rev. Dr. Ellen Clark-King

Friday, March 15

The clergy and leadership of Grace Cathedral and Congregation Emanu-El  issued this joint statement today: Grace Cathedral and Congregation Emanu-El stand with the Christchurch Muslim community, our New Zealand friends and the Muslim community of...

Thanksgiving Grace

By The Rev. Dr. Ellen Clark-King

Wednesday, November 21

God of abundant life we give you thanks for all your generosity to us your creatures. For making our beautiful home within the universe of your creative love. For encouraging us to be gentle and...

Gun Buy Back

By The Rev. Dr. Ellen Clark-King

Monday, August 6

On Sunday, August 4, Grace Cathedral held its first ever gun buy back, with the help of a grant from the San Francisco Foundation. We provided the funds, the volunteers and the venue; the police...

There is No Justification in Scripture for Separating Families

By The Rev. Dr. Ellen Clark-King

Friday, June 15

As you may have read, Attorney General Jeff Sessions cited scripture yesterday in justifying separating migrant parents from their children at the border. Sessions cited Romans 13: “Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities...

Black Dignity and The Year of Truth

By The Rev. Dr. Ellen Clark-King

Friday, June 1

Some truths hit us hard. In this part of Grace Cathedral’s Year of Truth we’re focusing on the truth about others and, as part of that, I’m reading I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a...

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