Office of Government Relations

Friday, June 19, 2020 - 11:15

The Episcopal Church has long advocated for legislation that protects Dreamers and offers a pathway to citizenship. Through Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a program that allows those brought to the U.S. as children to remain in the...

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 13:15

9 actions you can take today to learn about and address police violence in your communities Recently, The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council passed resolutions addressing the issue of police violence and police reform, and reaffirmed General...

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 09:30

Siblings: God commands us through Jesus Christ to love one another. In baptism, we promise to €œseek and serve Christ in all persons, loving our neighbors as ourselves and to strive for justice and peace, and respect the dignity of every human...

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 12:30

The Episcopal Church’s Department of Reconciliation, Justice and Creation Care and the Office of Government Relations assembled resources to assist individuals, congregations and communities seeking to LEARN, PRAY and ACT. We hope you find these...

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 15:30

Malaria is one of the oldest and deadliest infectious diseases in the world today. While it has been eradicated in many parts of the world, malaria remains endemic in poor tropical and subtropical areas, especially where climatic factors such as...

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 08:00

Originally posted 2 April 2020 Introduction It can be tempting to think that the fear-inducing, hyper-partisan, misleading, and outright false content pervasive today is an exclusively modern problem. Yet for thousands of years, our Jewish and...

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 10:30

“I believe that we in the religious communities have a unique ministry in that we are the popular, public and identified repositories of ethical, moral, and prophetic witness. People want to know what we think about this disease and what we see as...

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 13:30

This week our global health series focuses on maternal and child health. Years of research and experience have shown that preventative measures, early diagnosis, and low-cost health interventions are critical for any health condition including...

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 10:30

For the next four weeks, the Office of Government Relations will share information with you about the global health sector and The Episcopal Church’s engagement in this area. In the midst of a global pandemic, it is clear how we all depend on...

Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 15:30

Event sponsored by the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago's Antiracism Commission Remarks below by Rebecca Linder Blachly, director, Office of Government Relations For full coverage of the event and information on other panelists see Episcopal News...

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