In this final 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 Christmas Day. The texts covered in this episode are Luke 2:1-20, John 1:1-14, and Isaiah 9:2-7. Our guests this week are:
- The Rev. Clay Riley, rector of All Angels Episcopal Church in Spearfish, S.D. He enjoys recording music, gardening, reading history, and biographies. Clay is husband to wife Maggie and dad to his sons, Liam and Finn.
- Canon Myra Garnes, officer for youth ministries on the Presiding Bishop’s staff in the Department of Faith Formation. Canon Myra leads a ministry with young people grounded in principles of social justice and rooted in the Gospel. She loves traveling with family and friends and cheering on the Ohio State Buckeyes.
- The Rev. Shug Goodlow, assistant rector at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Ellisville in the Diocese of Missouri. She serves as the missioner for racial reconciliation and justice for the diocese. Shug is married to wife Doris and they have two daughters, Monica and Simone, as well as a granddaughter, Khloe.
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.