Feb 17, 2022Black History Month. The Rev. Dr. Harold Lewis

Black History Month. The Rev. Dr. Harold Lewis

The Rev. Ted Estes Six-minute video.   Resources

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.

Watch the video by clicking/tapping on the image above, or you can view it on YouTube.

The complete series

February 10, 2022The Rev. George Freeman Bragg. Commentary by the Rev. Galen Snodgrass
February 17, 2022The Rev. Dr. Harold Lewis. Commentary by the Rev. Ted Estes
February 24, 2022The Rt. Rev. Barbara Harris. Commentary by Stephanie Hasty
March 3, 2022Allan Rohan Crite. Commentary by the Rev. Chas Marks

Fr. Ted Estes is a member of the Diversity and Reconciliation Commission and is shortly to take up the role of interim priest St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Joplin, Missouri.

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