In this third episode of season 2 of Prophetic Voices: Preaching and Teaching Beloved Community, we speak with Episcopalians committed to the Beloved Community about the texts for Maundy Thursday. The texts covered in this episode are Exodus 12:1-4, (5-10), 11-14, and John 13:1-17, 31b-35. Our guests this week are:
- The Rev. Marlene E. Forrest, priest-in-charge at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Northside Richmond, Virginia. In the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia, Marlene serves as the co-chair of the Commission on Ministry and is a member of the Ministry for Racial Justice and Healing. She is a contributor to the book “Preaching Black Lives Matter” and serves as the National Youth and Young Adult Chaplain for the Union of Black Episcopalians.
- Tamara Plummer, a cradle Episcopalian from Brooklyn, N.Y. She is currently a program officer in the U.S. Disaster Program at Episcopal Relief & Development, where she leads the Episcopal Asset Map project.
- The Rev. Moki Hino, priest-in-charge of Church of the Good Shepherd in Wailuku, Maui, a congregation that has as its roots workers in the cane fields of Hawaii. Prior to attending seminary, Fr. Hino was an elementary school teacher in Guam, Hawaii, and Japan.
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.