COVID-19

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 11:45

We write to you to share news about the ongoing work of the Office of Government Relations. Things have changed dramatically over the past few months, but in many ways, our work continues much the same, although with greater urgency and intensity....

Monday, May 11, 2020 - 11:45

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic (commonly known as coronavirus) presents a host of challenges to our immigration system. The Episcopal Church was no great supporter of the pre-pandemic enforcement regime and has long supported alternatives to immigrant...

Friday, April 24, 2020 - 14:30

The Episcopal Church recognizes that, “human migration has always been part of the human condition.” As Christians, we remember the call in both Hebrew and Christian Scriptures to welcome the stranger, building stronger and more diverse community...

Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 11:00

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic (commonly known as coronavirus) has upended life for hundreds of millions of Americans. The country now confronts a massive public health crisis that will take the lives of far too many. The pandemic has already proven...

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 13:00

The Office of Government Relations appreciates your work and advocacy as members of the Episcopal Public Policy Network. While the EPPN, the Church’s grassroots advocacy network, normally engages in weekly action, the pace of legislation and...

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 10:00

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic (commonly known as coronavirus) presents the United States with several systemic challenges. Not only does it expose gaping holes in our public health infrastructure, it also tests our ability fight disinformation,...

Monday, March 16, 2020 - 12:00

As COVID-19 coronavirus continues to spread here at home and around the world, we are reminded of the speed with which a major pandemic can spread in today’s interconnected world. It is reported that it only takes 36 hours for pathogens to spread...

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 16:45

Christians have an obligation to care for people who are poor, sick, in prison, or strangers (Matthew 25: 34 – 46) and in times of great crisis, the federal government is an important resource to help meet a community’s needs. In response to the...