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In 2001, the congregation moved from its outgrown facilities to a spacious new sanctuary capable of seating 5,000 people. Blake, who was elected bishop of Southern California in 1985, explains how his church has managed to maintain its phenomenal growth: “We aim for contemporary and relevant worship. We have to be socially conscious and politically aware. ” Yet in the middle of his astounding success story, Blake remains focused on trying to find ways to make further inroads in urban culture. ” The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors honored Blake’s contributions to the community by declaring February 5, 2004, as “Bishop Charles E.
In 1922, he published his major work, History of the AfroAmerican Group of the Episcopal Church. The Rev. ” He died on March 12, 1940, after 48 years as rector of St. James. Further Reading Bragg, George F. History of the Afro-American Group of the Episcopal Church. : Hard Press, 2008. Rodman, Edward W. ” Anglican Theological Review (fall 1994): 444–464. , Jr. Episcopalians and Race. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2000. Broughton, Virginia E. Walker (ca. 1856–1934) Baptist missionary Virginia Walker was a missionary working in the Deep South who was particularly creative in finding ways of surmounting opposition to educated women’s leadership in church matters.
Bishop Charles E. ” Ebony (July 1, 2007): 36. Boyd, Merle (Kodo Angyo Plum Dragon Boyd) (1944– ) Zen teacher Merle Kodo Boyd is the first African American to attain the level of Dharma Transmission in the Zen Buddhist religion and to be a fully authorized Zen teacher. She was born in 1944 in Prairie View, Texas, where her father was a college instructor. She grew up in Houston, Texas, where she attended public schools. Although she was raised in a devoutly Christian home, upon leaving home she drifted away from involvement in any religion.