EPPN Newsletter - August 2006

August 22, 2006

Congress is still on its annual August Recess. We hope that you have taken this opportunity to meet your member at their office or one of the public events they are taking part in while they are at home in your area. We wanted to take this opportunity to update you on EPPN news.

EPPN/ONE Episcopalian Store
You’ve asked for it and now you can get it – cool ONE Episcopalian and EPPN Gear. We’ve opened an online store front where you can by t-shirts, tote bags, and coffee mugs with the ONE Episcopalian or EPPN graphics. Check out the store at http://www.cafepress.com/eppn
Pentecost Membership Drive and Contest Continues
The Pentecost Membership Drive has been in full swing this summer! Many of you have successfully recruited members and many more have been putting the word out about the EPPN. Need ideas on how to tell people about the EPPN – Check out: 5 Easy Ways to Share the EPPN.
Upcoming Events
There are many great events coming up this fall all across the country. Take a look at our events page for events in your area. If your church or diocese is having an advocacy related event, let us know so that we can add it to our calendar. Right now some of the events we have listed are:
  • “Creating a Culture of Peace” Nonviolence Training
  • Environmental Justice for All Tour ’06
  • Living Wage Days
Everyday Advocacy
We continue with our Everyday Advocacy series and encourage you to submit comments or your own everyday advocacy experiences. Recent posts include:
  • Just Trying to Make Ends Meet, from John Johnson in New Orleans
  • Never too Early to Think about Voting
  • You never know when you’ll learn something new . . .

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