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If you need medical attention call to see if your healthcare provider offers TELEHEALTH. All you need is a computer. For questions concerning COVID-19 in Macon County, contact Frank Lee, EMA Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or call 334-724-2626 or 800-270-7268 or visit online, coronavirus.gov
The Equal Justice Initiative Museum and Memorial are both open to the public. The Museum is located at 115 Coosa St. and the Memorial is located at 417 Caroline St., Montgomery. Tickets are available for purchase at the gift shop, in the ‘Alley’ or online at https://eji.org .
The Tuskegee Repertory Theatre, Inc. located at 201 South Main Street, Tuskegee. The Theatre is seeking financial support from ‘YOU’ to continue to be able to offer theatrical productions. If you would like to make a tax deductible donation, go to www.tuskegeerep.com or check the bulletin board in the Education Building for a paper form. Please help support the arts in Tuskegee.
DIOCESAN NEWS NEAR AND FAR
The Anglican community prays for the Catholic community of SouthSudan afterBishop-Elect of Rumbek, Christian Cariassare was attacked and shot at the diocesan offices. Pray for peace.
This summer on Thursday evenings from 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.,St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church in downtown Auburn will present an open-air concert series. Participants are local and semi-local musicians who will perform a wide variety of genres. All are invited. This event is free and open to the public. It will run fromJune 3-August 19, 2021.
Join Bishop Glenda Curry, first female Bishop in the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama on Facebook each Wednesday at 3 p.m. for a short Lenten Reflection.
In response to the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis, Minnesota leaders from across the Anglican Communion have spoken out, condemning racism, supporting the protests and urging a renewed commitment to racial justice. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, head of the Anglican Communion has joined with Archbishop of York, John Sentamu and Presiding Bishop Michael Curry in criticizing President Donald Trump’s photo op holding a Bible in front of St. John’s Episcopal Church, across from the White House. They have called for a renewed commitment to racial justice and called racism “an affront to God” and saying it must be eradicated.” For more news, see Episcopal News Service at episcopalnewsservice.org
The Union of Black Episcopalians stands in the continuing tradition of more than 200 years of Black leadership fighting racism in the Episcopal Church. For more information and an application for membership, please complete the form locatedhere.