In this fourth episode of season 5 of Prophetic Voices: Preaching and Teaching Beloved Community, we speak with Episcopalians committed to the Beloved Community about the texts for Advent 4. The texts covered in this episode are Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18, and Matthew 1:18-25. Our guests this week are:
- Dr. Sandra Montes, a singer, speaker, and writer who loves exploring her Indigenous and Latina roots. She is the dean of the chapel at Union Theological Seminary and serves as a member of the Executive Council of The Episcopal Church. She lives in Texas and New York.
- The Rev. Dr. Christina O’Hara, a spiritual director and the rector of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. Originally from Toronto, Canada, she lives in Sioux Falls, S.D., and enjoys hiking and ballet.
- Padre John Willard, the superintending presbyter of the Rosebud Episcopal Mission West and rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in Mission, South Dakota. John is passionate about storytelling and its links to social justice.
Prophetic Voices is hosted by the Rev. Isaiah “Shaneequa” Brokenleg, The Episcopal Church’s staff officer for Racial Reconciliation. For more information on Becoming Beloved Community, visit iam.ec/becomingbelovedcommunity.