This is the second in the 2022 series of four weekly videos remembering key African American figures in the Episcopal Church and beyond. A new video will be published each Thursday for four weeks from February 10, 2022.
The Rev. Dr. Harold Lewis (February 21, 1947 – December 31, 2021) was an active chronicler of the African American struggle in the Episcopal Church he participated on many church and seminary boards including as director of the Office of Black Ministries from 1983 to 1994. He served on the Standing Commission on the World Mission of the Episcopal Church where he lobbied to have African American missionaries recognized and celebrated alongside white missionaries. Ordained in December 1971, the Rev. Dr. Harold Lewis ministered to parishes in England, Washington, D.C., New Haven, Connecticut, Brooklyn, New York, and Cleveland Heights, Ohio; and as a missionary in Honduras and Zaire.
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The complete series
|February 10, 2022||The Rev. George Freeman Bragg. Commentary by the Rev. Galen Snodgrass|
|February 17, 2022||The Rev. Dr. Harold Lewis. Commentary by the Rev. Ted Estes|
|February 24, 2022||The Rt. Rev. Barbara Harris. Commentary by Stephanie Hasty|
|March 3, 2022||Allan Rohan Crite. Commentary by the Rev. Chas Marks|