Two days later, she called with a follow-up: The winds had indeed changed. Dozier was gone. "The archbishop and some of the other organizers, namely Julius, are shifting around some of the roles in the leadership," said Morris. Dozier was "stepping down" from his role of North American president. A news release said he didn't have enough time to devote to the project.
The preacher was as cordial as ever when reached by phone the day he was dismissed and denied that his departure would affect things much. "This is about the archbishop," he said, "and not about the things I say..."
Pastor O'Neal Dozier
Courtesy of the Holy Trinity Anglican Church
Winds of Change partner Julius Jackson Sr. (left) hosted Archbishop Thabo Makgoba (second from right) at an Anglican church service in Jacksonville on June 19.