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February 12, 2004

President’s Day Recess is Your Opportunity to Meet Senators at Home Senators will be at home the week of February 16 for the President’s Day recess. Next week would be an ideal time to call or visit them in support of Temporary...

January 7, 2004

As 2003 ended, Episcopal Public Policy Network (EPPN) and the Office of Government Relations (OGR) reported "a busy fall" working on key issues before Congress. Acting on resolutions passed at General Convention or by the Executive Council...

January 5, 2004

Estimados amigos y amigas en Cristo: ¡La misión cuesta dinero! Por supuesto, esto no es noticia para usted. Definitivamente, la misión requiere de muchas oraciones, paciencia y perseverancia. Requiere de personas...

December 3, 2003

As we start Advent, the season which begins the church year and a time of waiting and expectation, there are new peace initiatives in the Middle East to end the cycle of violence and terror between Palestinians and Israelis. A resolution...

December 1, 2003

Dear Mr. President: The Food Policy Working Group (FPWG) is a coalition of faith-based and other community organizations deeply concerned about the fact that children still go hungry in our nation. Over 13 million children in America...

December 1, 2003

President George W. Bush 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Bush, World AIDS Day represents a day of remembrance. Today we mourn the 3 million lives lost this year to HIV/AIDS. Today we hold in our prayers...

November 17, 2003

Dear Senator: Earlier this year, representatives of the faith community wrote to you and urged adoption of a national energy policy rooted in the core values of justice and sustainability. We continue to believe the United States can...

November 17, 2003

Dear Senator: On behalf of the Episcopal Church, I am writing to you as a member of the Committee on the Judiciary regarding the hearing to be held on November 18 entitled America After 9/11: Freedom Preserved or Freedom Lost. We are...

November 17, 2003

Congress is prepared to recess for the year on or before November 27. Please email or call your Senators at 800.270-0309 to urge that the Senate schedule an immediate vote to support the House-passed bill (HR 2620) designed to curb...

November 16, 2003

President George W. Bush The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President: As you prepare your budget for the fiscal year 2005, we are writing to ask that your budget preserve and strengthen...

October 30, 2003

My brothers and sisters, Over the past months I have become increasingly aware of the burdens many of you are having to face in the light of the consent to the ordination and consecration of the Bishop Coadjutor-elect of New Hampshire. I...

October 27, 2003

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ: The Executive Council, meeting October 24 -27, 2003, at Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, began its work of overseeing the mission and ministry of the Episcopal Church in accordance with the five program and...

October 25, 2003

Dear HELP Committee Member: For decades now, the successful Head Start preschool program has prepared nearly 20 million of America’s neediest children for success in kindergarten and later life. Tomorrow, the Health, Education, Labor...

October 23, 2003

The stranger who sojourns with you shall be to you as the native among you, and you shall love the stranger as yourself; for you were strangers in the land of Egypt. Leviticus 19: 33-34 Dear Medicare Conferee, As people of faith,...

October 17, 2003

It is with great gratitude to God and appreciation to the people of the Anglican Communion and other churches that we greet you in the name of Jesus Christ. As we met this week at Lambeth we experienced the power of the Holy Spirit moving...

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