United Nations

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 12:45

On July 9th, the Presiding Bishop's delegation to UNCSW 64 launched an online study group, "Beijing+25: Celebrating the Blessing, Realizing the Dream". About 90 participants joined the introductory webinar which explained the concept behind the...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 07:00

Today, December 10th, is the worldwide commemoration of Human Rights Day and the final day of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence that runs each year from November 25th – December 10th. And yet, it is not the final day. Gender-...

Monday, April 29, 2019 - 12:00

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely,[a] and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus the pioneer and...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 12:00

I was struck during the 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women about the importance of sharing our stories. It is through our stories that we are able to build relationships, and it is through relationships that we can come to...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 12:00

The Rev. Gena Davis is the founder of YogaMass®, a program that integrates yoga, breath work, meditation, and Holy Communion as a way to bring into self-awareness the body and spirit that is given to each of us by God. The following was written...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 12:00

The following was shared during the United Nations 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women closing Eucharist, and the language has been preserved to reflect the time of authoring. Therefore I endure everything for the sake of the...

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 11:15

On this blessed Good Friday, we are honored to share this sermon on forgiveness offered by our Global Partnerships/ EpiscopalUN intern, Misty Kiwak Jacobs. Misty preached this sermon at Berkeley at Yale Divinity School on Wednesday, April 17th....

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 12:30

The following was written during the United Nations 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women, and the language has been preserved to reflect the time of authoring. This first week of the 63rd session of the United Nations Commission...

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 15:00

The following was written during the United Nations 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women, and the language has been preserved to reflect the time of authoring. Here is a quick “day in the life” of a Commission on the Status of...

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 19:30

I am in New York City at the United Nations, representing Presiding Bishop Michael Curry of The Episcopal Church. As a third generation Episcopalian, this gives me great joy. My grandmother would be so proud, and I feel her spirit every day.  Her...

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