Social Justice and Advocacy Engagement


June 28, 2013

[National Council of Churches press release] The National Council of Churches praised the U.S. Senate Thursday for its bipartisan support of comprehensive immigration reform.

The bill received wide support from Democrats and Republicans and passed by a vote of 68 to 32.

The Senate...

June 28, 2013

[Church Pension Fund press release] At its June 2013 meeting, after due deliberation, the Church Pension Fund (CPF) Board of Trustees elected Kevin B. Lindahl to fill the vacancy left by the retirement from the board of trustee James E. Bayne.

Mr. Lindahl holds an MBA in Accounting and...

June 27, 2013

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] In response to the United States Senate’s vote to pass S. 744, the Senate’s immigration reform legislation, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Presiding Bishop...

June 26, 2013

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The leaders of The Episcopal Church, the Anglican Church of Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada have issued a joint statement following 12 years of full communion.


June 25, 2013

[Anglican Communion Office press release] The Secretary General today announced the names of Anglican members who have agreed to serve on one of two international coordinating bodies.

Both the Anglican-Lutheran International Coordinating Committee (ALICC) and the Anglican-Old Catholic...

June 24, 2013

[Episcopal Relief & Development] Episcopal Relief & Development is broadening its outreach, with resources and opportunities that promote spiritual growth and support action for global mission.

To guide these efforts, Episcopal Relief & Development has...

June 23, 2013

Bradley B. Burroughs

[Church Divinity School of the Pacific] Steed V. Davidson and Bradley B. Burroughs will hold joint appointments on the faculties of Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary (PLTS) and Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP) in Berkeley,...

January 28, 2008


Editor's note: The following text is adapted from remarks given by Bishop Jane Holmes Dixon at the Interfaith Alliance's recent Walter Cronkite Faith and Freedom Awards in New York.



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