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Embracing a Vision of Restoration

As the sun sets on August 25, 2023, a new chapter begins for the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina. With open hearts and arms, we gather at Galilee Ministries of East Charlotte to extend a warm welcome to Rev. Lindsey Ardrey, the newly appointed Canon Missioner for Diocesan Reparations and Restitution Ministry. This auspicious occasion marks a pivotal moment in the diocese's journey toward healing, growth, and reconciliation. Join us as we celebrate the arrival of Rev. Ardrey, a beacon of hope and change in our community.



The Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina has long recognized the importance of acknowledging and addressing historical injustices that have affected marginalized communities. In embracing a vision of restoration, they have taken a significant step forward by appointing Rev. Lindsey Ardrey as the Canon Missioner for Diocesan Reparations and Restitution Ministry. Her appointment represents a commitment to healing the wounds of the past and fostering a more inclusive and equitable future.

Rev. Lindsey Ardrey: A Guiding Light:

Rev. Lindsey Ardrey brings a wealth of experience and deep-rooted compassion to her new role. Throughout her ministry, she has been a guiding light, advocating for social justice, and empowering individuals to find their voices. Her dedication to fostering understanding and unity aligns perfectly with the mission of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina.

As we welcome Rev. Ardrey into our midst, we acknowledge that her presence will undoubtedly catalyze transformative change within our community. With her leadership, we hope to embark on a journey of growth, learning, and healing, as we work together to address the historical injustices that continue to shape our society.

The Welcome Reception:

On August 25, 2023, we gather at Galilee Ministries of East Charlotte to honor Rev. Lindsey Ardrey and celebrate her appointment as Canon Missioner. The welcome reception will be a momentous occasion, filled with warmth, joy, and the spirit of unity. Community members, friends, and well-wishers from across the diocese will come together to extend their support and encouragement.

The reception will be an opportunity to hear from Rev. Ardrey herself, as she shares her vision and aspirations for the Diocesan Reparations and Restitution Ministry. It will also serve as a platform for open dialogue, allowing attendees to engage in meaningful conversations about the path to healing and restitution.

Join Us in Embracing Change:

We invite each and every member of the community, as well as the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina to be a part of this momentous occasion. Your presence at the welcome reception will not only demonstrate your support for Rev. Lindsey Ardrey but also signify your commitment to promoting restorative justice and fostering a more inclusive community.

Together, we can create a space where healing can occur, where history is acknowledged, and where we work collectively towards a brighter future. Join us on August 25, 2023, at Galilee Ministries of East Charlotte, as we come together to embrace change, hope, and the transformative power of love.


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