Participants will learn about the history of slavery and racism in Maine, including the role of eugenics and the term Vacationland. Presenters will talk about our shared ancestry and how slavery has impacted the way the world functions today. Participants will also learn specific examples of racism and how it plays out in communities.
After church, join us in the parking area for a Juneteenth-themed Parish Picnic as we celebrate Black Independence Day, the end of the Sunday School year, our graduating high school seniors, and the ministry of Canon Pastor, The Reverend Eleanor Prior. Read The Rev. Eleanor Prior’s farewell letter. Our menu will consist of pulled pork, […]