Welcoming the Stranger Task Force

by Lynn Zender, Member, Episcopal Church of St. Martin, Davis On August 20, 2015, Bishop Barry Beisner met with the newly formed Welcoming the Stranger Task Force of The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California. The task force grew out of a resolution passed at the 2014 Diocesan Convention. Resolution R6-14: Welcoming the Stranger was a response to the humanitarian crisis at the southern border of the United States, involving children and women fleeing from pervasive violence in the countri...