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February 17, 2016

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] This year, the Episcopal Public Policy Network’s Lenten Series focuses on “Engaging the Beloved Community.” Today’s reflection written by Charles A. Wynder II, The Episcopal Church’s Missioner for Social Justice and Advocacy Engagement.

Today’s...

February 10, 2016

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] This year, the Episcopal Public Policy Network’s Lenten Series focuses on “Engaging the Beloved Community.” Today’s Ash Wednesday reflection written by Lacy Broemel, Manager for Communications and Operations for The Episcopal Church Office of...

January 27, 2016

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] One year ago today, the Obama Administration took a critical step toward permanent protection for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain by releasing a long-anticipated report. This report, called the Comprehensive...

January 19, 2016

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] The U.S. Senate plans to vote this Wednesday, January 20th on H.R. 4038, “The American Security against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act,” which would grind to a halt the resettlement of Syrian and Iraqi refugees. This bill was passed by the...

December 16, 2015

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] This Advent season, our world faces the largest refugee crisis ever known with 60 million persons currently displaced, nearly 20 million of whom are refugees– and half of whom are children.

As we approach the final Sunday of Advent, we...

December 2, 2015

[Episcopal Church Public Policy Network policy alert] This very week, nations around the world are convening in Paris to craft an international climate agreement at the Conference of Parties (COP). This is a historical moment, and one that we don’t want you to miss!

The...

November 24, 2015

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] “Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body...

November 17, 2015

[Episcopal Public Policy Network action alert] “In the Book of Leviticus, God says to the people of Israel that, “the foreigner who resides with you shall be to you as the citizen among you; you shall love the foreigner as yourself, for you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.” Accordingly, we...

November 10, 2015

Advocacy for Veterans Day

“O Trinity of love and power! Our brethren shield in danger’s hour; From rock and tempest, fire and foe, Protect them wheresoe’er they go; Thus evermore shall rise to Thee Glad hymns of praise from land and sea” – “Eternal Father Strong to Save”As...

November 5, 2015

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] Representatives Dave Reichert (WA-8), Barbara Lee (CA-9), Michael McCaul (TX-10) and Betty McCollum (MN-4) have introduced the Reach Every Mother and Child Act of 2015 (H.R.3701), a piece of legislation that will help to end preventable maternal,...

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As our diverse faith traditions teach us to welcome our brothers and sisters with love and compa

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