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March 9, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] In a twist on the traditional practice of giving something up for Lent, Anglicans across Canada are pledging to make personal lifestyle changes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions—and challenging the federal government to match them by pursuing policy changes to...

March 6, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The start of Lent saw the beginning of a new international campaign – Renew Our World – in which tens of thousands of Christians from six countries will join together in prayer and action to try to tackle climate change.

Renew Our World is campaigning...

March 1, 2017

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Eight grants, totaling $69,400, have been awarded in the first round of grantmaking managed by the Advisory Council for the Stewardship of Creation and approved by the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church at its February meeting....

February 9, 2017

By: Jayce Hafner, Domestic Policy Analyst, Office of Government Relations

Urgent Standing Rock Update: Act Now!

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced their intention to issue a permit for the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline under Lake Oahe--a route that would jeopardize the drinking water and desecrate the sacred burial grounds of the Standing...

February 6, 2017

[Canticle Communications] Episcopal dioceses, parishes and institutions take pains to invest their money in ways that advance their gospel-centered values, and two major church organizations are doing so through recently-launched fossil fuel-free portfolio options from Church Investment Group (...

February 2, 2017

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church Advisory Council for the Stewardship of Creation is accepting applications again for grants that focus on local faith-based projects for mitigating climate change and safeguarding the integrity of Creation.

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November 21, 2016

By: Jayce Hafner, Domestic Policy Analyst, Office of Government Relations

While we continue to advocate for strong climate change policies in the diplomatic zone of the COP22, Episcopalians also inhabit the civil society space of this United Nations climate change conference through leading a daily worship service. Our interfaith service includes group reflections on...

November 17, 2016

[All Saints Episcopal Church press release] This month, as part of a comprehensive greening project, All Saints Episcopal Church in San Leandro, California, will have a 9.24kw solar power system installed on the church. This system will include 33 panels and will generate enough electricity to...

November 15, 2016

By: Jayce Hafner, Domestic Policy Analyst, Office of Government Relations

Writing these words from the Africa Pavilion of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change conference, I find myself surrounded by participants wearing vibrantly patterned dresses, sleek business suits, scarves, jeans, smart heels, and converse sneakers. There’s a little bit of...

November 11, 2016

An Episcopal delegation representing Presiding Bishop Michael Curry at the United Nation’s climate conference in Marrakesh, Morocco, leads people in a meditation on courage. Photo: Sheila Andrus

[Episcopal News Service] Last December, world governments and officials came...

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