This Sunday, August 17, the guest preacher at Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs is Bishop Robert Christopher Wright from Atlanta, Ga. He is the first African American to become an Episcopal bishop in Georgia.
Bishop Robert Christopher Wright from Atlanta, Ga., will address the congregation this Sunday, August 18, at Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs at the 10 a.m. service. His sermon is titled The God of Now.
Rev. Wright is the first African American to become an Episcopal bishop in Georgia. He was elected by the lay delegates and priests of the Diocese of Atlanta in June of 2012. Prior to his ordination as bishop, Bishop Wright was canon pastor and vicar of St. Saviour at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York city and chaplain of the Cathedral School.
On a hot Sunday morning in Oak Bluffs, the Hon. Margaret Marshall’s words were focused on a continent and an era away: South Africa during the apartheid era, when Nelson Mandela was a source of inspiration to Ms. Marshall and so many others.