Millennium Development Goals


April 6, 2008

UPDATE: The Jubilee Act passed in the House and is now awaiting consideration by the Senate.

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me because the LORD has anointed me; He has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed, to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and...

February 19, 2008

"This cycle - poverty that begets climate change, and vice versa - threatens the future of all people, rich and poor alike, and of all things in the world that God so loves." The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori

Over the last few weeks, our Lenten series has introduced the basics of...

February 11, 2008

The 116th Annual Council of the Diocese of Southern Virginia, meeting February 1-3 at the Williamsburg Lodge, continued on its journey towards the election of its 10th bishop.

The weekend's activities included the ordination of six people to the diaconate in a service at historic Bruton...

January 22, 2008

The Farm Bill: Right now versions of the Farm Bill have passed both the House and the Senate. Neither is all that we would have hoped. Now, a conference committee is working to hammer out the differences to come up with a final bill for passage. President Bush has promised to veto both...

January 16, 2008

Epiphany weekend 2008 witnessed the birth of a new phase of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) campaign in the Episcopal Diocese of Minnesota.


Individuals representing four churches from across the diocese met at King's House in Buffalo, Minnesota, with the diocesan MDG...

January 6, 2008

Isaiah 60: 1-9

Psalm 72

Ephesians 3: 1-12

Matthew 2: 1-12




In the Name of God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.  Amen.


At the outset, allow me to express my deep thanks...

November 8, 2007

The 2006 General Convention set the last Sunday after Pentecost as "ONE Sunday" for the Episcopal Church. If you don't have the liturgical calendar superimposed on your day planner (even I don't!) – that date is November 25.

We’ve included links to resources you may find helpful in...

October 27, 2007

Thank you very much to Steve for his wise words, and to all of you for the honor of sharing this time with you and out other distinguished presenters this morning. In particular, Archbishop Njongo is a hero to me, as well as a friend, and one of the truly glorious soldiers of Christ who knows...

October 25, 2007

The MDG Inspiration Fund will save lives and fight disease, Robert Radtke, president of Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD), told the Episcopal Church's Executive Council during its meeting in Dearborn, Michigan at the October 26 launching of the Fund.

"If we reach our MDG Inspiration...

October 22, 2007

Scripture tells us that “the earth is the Lord's" and that all land is held in trust by human hands, to be used fairly and justly for the flourishing of all people. In one way or another, the farm bill touches every American and billions of people around the world: farm families, rural...