Millennium Development Goals

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May 30, 2013

ONE EPISCOPALIAN UPDATE The ONE Campaign has invited us to participate in an exciting conference call next Friday, June 7.

The Last Hunger Season charts the course of a new exodus, one occurring in smallholder farmers all over the world. It isn't an exodus from one place to another --...

April 10, 2013

Migel's small plot of maize crop appeared infested with weeds; tall green plants disrupted the ordered rows of corn stalks. But Migel explained that the green legume, indigenous to Chiapas, Mexico, functioned as a natural...

April 4, 2013

Dark green shows members of the Group of Eight (G8), the governments of eight of the world’s wealthiest countries. Light green represents the European Union. (This Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons image/multimedia is from the user Holek and is freely available at //...

March 15, 2013

Presider       Brothers and sisters, Jesus was crucified in faithfulness to the cause of love and justice that all might be reconciled in peace. Let us pray that through the Cross of Christ his example may be realized in our world and our lives.

 

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February 26, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Our presiding bishop suggested this year that we might use the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals as a lens through which to view our observance of this season. When the Episcopal Church adopted these goals at our 2006 General...

December 13, 2011

 

Eight Steps Toward Healing a Hurting World

In 2000, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were established to reduce, by the year 2015, the number of people who live in extreme poverty. Developed by the international community including leaders from 191 countries, the eight goals...

November 6, 2011

Dear Members of the United States Senate,

As the presiding bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and The Episcopal Church, we write to lift up the shared commitment of our churches to alleviate global poverty, hunger, and insecurity. We urge you to support this...

October 11, 2011

This three-part series on the importance of Foreign Assistance began with a parable of a single Samaritan who transcended cultural boundaries and personal gain to save another's life. This final installment focuses on the power of partnership when governments and churches come together to save...

September 26, 2011

Join activists around the U.S. and tell Congress not to cut life-saving foreign assistance

For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you...

September 22, 2011

Diane Riley spends her days advocating for hungry people, recognizing that she could be in their place were she born 25 years later.

"I grew up in a very blue-collar home, and I know that today we would be one of the people going to food pantries," said Riley, advocacy director for the...

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Bulletin Inserts

In September, the United Nations held a summit meeting on the Millennium Development Goals to as

ONE Sunday is a day each year on which congregations pray for and commit to common action toward

Episcopal Life Weekly bulletin inserts for October 5 will feature a report on the Episcopal/Angl

On Thursday, September 25, the United Nations--and the Episcopal Church and Anglican Communion--

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The National Council of Churches, founded in 1950, is the leading force for ecumenical cooperati

A global movement encouraging Christians to be committed to the poor and hold governments accoun

The ONE Campaign is an effort by Americans to rally Americans --€“ one by one --€“ to fight the

A network of lay and ordained economists, business people, students, social organizers, theologi

Episcopal Relief & Development is an effective, reliable, and vital ministry of The Episcopa