Civil Discourse


June 25, 2020

Do you wonder how you can add your voice to the issues that you care about as an Episcopalian—issues ranging from Creation Care to Covid-19 responses in Indigenous communities? Sign up for the Office of Government Relations' Action Alerts. You can also download the Vote Faithfully: Election...

February 18, 2020

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 online curriculum covers the following topics: civil...

March 20, 2018

By: The Office of Government Relations

Everliving God, whose will it is that all should come to you through your Son Jesus Christ: Inspire our witness to him, that all may know the power of his forgiveness and the hope of his resurrection; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. (Prayer...

March 13, 2018

By: The Office of Government Relations

O God, you made us in your own image and redeemed us through Jesus your Son: Look with compassion on the whole human family; take away the arrogance and hatred which infect our hearts; break down the walls that separate us; unite us in bonds of love; and work through our struggle and confusion...

March 12, 2018

By: The Office of Government Relations

"You, therefore, have no excuse, you who pass judgment on someone else, for at whatever point you judge another, you are condemning yourself, because you who pass judgment do the same things." Romans 2:1 

Too often, we can find ourselves jumping into partisan debates over solutions...

February 28, 2018

By: The Office of Government Relations

"The Lord has shown, O mortal what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God." Micah 6:8

We invite you to use our five-week Civil Discourse Curriculum for Lent to better understand and practice civil discourse...

February 20, 2018

By: The Office of Government Relations

As you, Father, are in me and I am in you, may they also be in us, so that the world may believe that you have sent me. (John 17:21)

We invite you to use our five-week Civil Discourse Curriculum for Lent to better understand and practice civil discourse particularly as...

January 18, 2018

The Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations has developed a five-week Civil Discourse Curriculum, focusing on civil discourse and designed for reflection, consideration and discussion.

“The Civil Discourse Curriculum was created as a resource to help folks understand and practice...

November 21, 2016

By: Jayce Hafner, Domestic Policy Analyst, Office of Government Relations

While we continue to advocate for strong climate change policies in the diplomatic zone of the COP22, Episcopalians also inhabit the civil society space of this United Nations climate change conference through leading a daily worship service. Our interfaith service includes group reflections on...

October 26, 2014

El Rdo. Tim Safford, rector de la iglesia de Cristo en Filadelfia, saluda el 22 de octubre a los asistentes al foro, auspiciado por la Iglesia Episcopal, El discurso civil en Estados Unidos: encontrar criterios coincidentes para el bien mayor, en tanto Clifton Daniel,...


Bulletin Inserts

La Cámara de Obispos de la Iglesia Episcopal se reunió en un retiro del 11 al 15 de marzo en el

El miércoles 22 de octubre, a las 2 pm (hora de verano del pacifico), la Iglesia Episcopal y la