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January 25, 2017

By: Elizabeth Boe, Staff Officer for Global Mission Engagement

“No peace which is not peace for all, no rest until all has been fulfilled.”

Dag Hammarskjöld

I recently attended the third annual Symposium on the Role of Religion and Faith-Based Organizations in International Affairs, which was held at the United...

February 23, 2016

By: Yvonne O’Neal, Diocese of New York

Human trafficking is a global scourge affecting The Episcopal Church and all member provinces of the Anglican Communion. Countering this criminal phenomenon has been a mission priority for The Episcopal Church for decades, with General Convention passing resolutions and policies on human...

November 25, 2015

By: episcoglobal

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence November 25th – December 10th, 2013

 November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the first day of the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign. Each year, from November...

October 9, 2015

By: episcoglobal

October 11th is International Day of the Girl Child, one of the newest United Nations days of observance. The Reverend Heather Melton, who serves as the Missioner for the United Thank Offering and is the mother of one-year-old twin girls, reflects on the world she hopes her girls will...

August 7, 2015

By: episcoglobal

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples:

Promoting health and well-being among indigenous Episcopalians

Out of the depths have I called to you, O LORD; LORD, hear my voice; let your ears consider well the voice of my supplication. (Ps 130:1)

• L to R...

October 23, 2014

By: episcoglobal

A monitor in the meeting room of the Committee on Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) at the United Nations, to which the Episcopal Church was granted special consultative status in January 2014 (Photo by Lynnaia Main)

United Nations Day is Friday, October 24. When Jesus...

December 1, 2013

By: episcoglobal

Today, Day 7 in the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, is also the 25th annual World AIDS Day and the first day of Advent. Gender-based violence is a pervasive reality across the globe, and affects both women and men. Women who inject drugs, female sex workers, and...

November 27, 2013

By: episcoglobal

The Anglican Communion delegation to UNCSW at the Chapel at the Church Center for the UN, March 2013

The Episcopal Church has long been active in raising consciousness about the prevalence of violence against women and girls, one of the most prevalent forms of gender violence...

November 25, 2013

By: episcoglobal

James Otis Sargent Huntington

25 November 2013

Chapel of Christ the Lord

Opening of 16 Days Against Gender Violence

 

The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori

Presiding...

October 11, 2013

By: episcoglobal

Christy Stang, Trinity Episcopal Church, Excelsior, MN

In celebration of the International Day of the Girl-Child, we are delighted to share a reflection by Christy Stang, a member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Excelsior, MN. She is the youth representative on her parish’s...

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