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A Call for Help Welcoming our Neighbors on Monday

Clergy, people, and friends of the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee, I write to ask your help. On Tuesday of this week, I gathered with about 100 other faith leaders in the community to hear reports from those who work each day with our local Latino community.  As expected, we…

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Bishop Johnson Calls for the Ordination of his Successor in 2019

June 15, 2017 Dear Friends, I met with the Standing Committee of the Diocese today to inform them of my plan to continue, God willing, to serve as Bishop Diocesan of West Tennessee into 2019.  I have been in contact with the Presiding Bishop to ask him to set the…

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Post-Election Reflection

To the people of the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee: As we look into the new world of post-election America, I am reminded of the words of the former Archbishop of Canterbury, William Temple. During World War II, the Archbishop sought to promote the values of Christians exercising their civic…

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What do you say about a tragedy?

The Bishop responds to the shootings in Orlando, Florida.

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