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July 17, 2020

Advocacy Through A Coronavirus Lens

The coronavirus pandemic has changed life for everyone around the world, but for those of us working in the Office of Government Relations, a surprising amount of our work has remained unchanged. We continue to have virtual meetings and calls with...

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...

June 19, 2020

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 country without fear of deportation, nearly 800...

June 19, 2020

La Iglesia Episcopal ha abogado durante mucho tiempo por una legislación que proteja a los Soñadores [Dreamers] y ofrezca un camino hacia la ciudadanía. A través de la Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA, por sus siglas en inglés), un programa que permite que los que fueron...

June 19, 2020

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 country without fear of deportation, nearly 800...

June 16, 2020

9 actions you can take today to learn about and address police violence in your communities

Recently, The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council passed resolutions addressing the issue of police violence and police reform, and reaffirmed General Convention Resolution 2018-A229, in which the...

June 3, 2020

Siblings: God commands us through Jesus Christ to love one another. In baptism, we promise to €œseek and serve Christ in all persons, loving our neighbors as ourselves and to strive for justice and peace, and respect the dignity of every human being. Let us now honor those vows and pray for our...

June 2, 2020

The Episcopal Church’s Department of Reconciliation, Justice and Creation Care and the Office of Government Relations assembled resources to assist individuals, congregations and communities seeking to LEARN, PRAY and ACT. We hope you find these useful, and we encourage you to make your voice...

May 27, 2020

By: Patricia Kisare

Malaria is one of the oldest and deadliest infectious diseases in the world today. While it has been eradicated in many parts of the world, malaria remains endemic in poor tropical and subtropical areas, especially where climatic factors such as humidity, temperature, and rainfall make it...

May 21, 2020

Originally posted 2 April 2020

Introduction

It can be tempting to think that the fear-inducing, hyper-partisan, misleading, and outright false content pervasive today is an exclusively modern problem. Yet for thousands of years, our Jewish and Christian ancestors have taught that...

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