Churches Join Evolution Weekend

Churches Join Evolution Weekend

In the Saturday, February 11 edition of The Sacramento Bee, two of our congregations - All Saints', Sacramento and Our Saviour, Placerville - were highlighted in the article, "Sacramento Area Churches Participate in Evolution Weekend." This article is excerpted below.

by Jennifer Garza

As pastor of All Saints' Episcopal Church, the Rev. Betsey Monnot believes in both the word of God and the work of Darwin. This Sunday, her congregation will hear a message about both.

"Belief in one enhances the other," Monnot said.

The pastor studied physics in college and does not believe the theory of evolution contradicts the teachings of her faith. She said the Bible was not intended as a science book but rather is essential for telling "stories that help us understand who we are."

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