Advocating for Justice & Equality

in St. Matthias and the Diocese

Diane and Bill Mance, African American leaders at St. Matthias, are “Barrier breakers” tackling racism in the church and Community.

Forney “Skeet” Happold is a member of St. Mary’s/St. Stephen’s in Morganton and was one of the first African American campers at Camp Henry.

Brianna Richardson is a Public Health major at App State University, a member of Presbyterian-Episcopal Campus Ministry, and a youth group leader at St. Luke’s, Boone. She is an advocate for justice and its intersection with faith.

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Barrier Breakers” Happold, Richardson & Mance