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Statement from Bishop LaTrelle Easterling: May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017

Once again, I am combing Scripture for another passage I can use to address a senseless death. Once again, I am trying to come to grips with the hatred that leads to the death of another innocent human being. Once again, I am wiping my tears and...

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Statement from Bishop LaTrelle Easterling: April 29, 2017

April 29, 2017

Grace and peace to you in Jesus Christ, our Rock and our Redeemer. On Friday, April 28, the Judicial Council (the Council) responded to a petition requesting a declaratory decision concerning the nomination, election, consecration, and assignment...

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Statement from Bishop LaTrelle Easterling: April 19, 2017

April 19, 2017

Grace and peace to you in Jesus Christ, our Risen Savior! As we enter this season of Eastertide, we are more aware than ever of the powerful work of God, through the Holy Spirit, to overcome death in all its forms. Where the limitations of...

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Statement from Bishop LaTrelle Easterling: Jan. 31, 2017

January 31, 2017

On January 16, 2017, we celebrated the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His message of justice, liberation, and inclusion reverberated from coast to coast as we remembered our national hero. Whether it was during a...

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Statement from Bishop LaTrelle Easterling: Jan. 12, 2017

January 12, 2017

Beloved of God, Words are inadequate to address the tragedy unfolding after a house fire in Baltimore city this morning. As I write this, it is known that five children succumbed to the fire, one other is missing, and the mother is in the...

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Statement from Bishop LaTrelle Easterling: Nov. 1, 2016

November 1, 2016

As a people of faith, our hope is built on the Solid Rock, Jesus the Christ. The catastrophe that occurred in Southwest Baltimore this morning, when a school bus crashed into the side of transit bus, leaves us all shaken. Although all of the...

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