Office of Government Relations

Friday, June 19, 2020 - 13:15

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...

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 09:45

In the month of June, join The Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations and Episcopal Migration Ministries for Love God, Love Neighbor: Episcopal Month of Action, a series of webinars to learn and advocate with and on behalf of immigrants,...

Friday, May 8, 2020 - 14:45

Join the Office of Government Relations and Episcopal Migration Ministries on Tuesday, May 19 at 4PM ET for Immigrant Detention during COVID-19: Prophetic Action & Compassionate Response. This seventy-five-minute webinar will include clergy and...

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 09:30

Stand with our DACA friends by joining the Office of Government Relations’ Rushad Thomas and Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Kendall Martin and Allison Duvall from 12:00pm ET to 2:00pm ET on April 16, Episcopal DACA Action Day, in urging lawmakers...

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 09:45

In response to the increased prevalence of disinformation campaigns, The Episcopal Church’s Office of Government Relations has released the resource “Misinformation, Disinformation, Fake News: Why Do We Care?” While misinformation has been used for...

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 10:30

In response to the spread of the coronavirus in the United States and around the world, The Episcopal Church’s Office of Government Relations has released a Public Health and Policy Advocacy document. An overview follows. Public Health Christians...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 12:45

Join Episcopal Migration Ministries on Thursday, February 27, 4:00 – 5:00 pm EST for a webinar presentation on how you can assist the 2020 Census to get an accurate count in your community. Alan Yarborough, Church Relations Officer in The Episcopal...

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 09:30

In the United States, 2020 is a year for federal as well as state and local elections and, as the beginning of a new decade, the year for its decennial count of people living in the country. The Episcopal Church encourages U.S. Episcopalians to...

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 11:30

The Episcopal Church’s Office of Government Relations and Department of Faith Formation, in partnership with ChurchNext, a ministry of Forward Movement, has released “Make Me an Instrument of Peace: A Guide to Civil Discourse.” This five-part...

Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 10:45

The Episcopal Church condemns Gov. Abbott’s decision to reject refugee resettlement in 2020. Texas has long served as a strong partner in the work of welcoming some of the most vulnerable individuals in the world to peace, safety, and a bright...

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