Millennium Development Goals


May 1, 2007

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.


Leader As Jesus was lifted high...

April 17, 2007


· More than one billion people around the world live on less than a dollar a day. 30,000 will die today; one every three seconds. As Americans, we have an historic opportunity to help those who live in extreme poverty: those who are hungry...

April 17, 2007

2007 represents the halfway point to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and now – more than ever – United States leadership is critical in the fight to end deadly poverty and disease around the world. Last month, the United States Senate took an important step in that direction, and...

March 20, 2007

The Honorable Maxine Waters U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20510

The Honorable Barney Frank U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20510

The Honorable Spencer Bachus U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20510

Dear Representatives:


March 12, 2007

Dear Members of Congress

The President has now sent his proposed FY ’08 Federal Budget to the 110th Congress. Much will be written and said in the coming weeks and months about the content of that $2.9 trillion budget. As the leaders of five denominations whose members...

March 8, 2007

Participants in the Towards Effective Anglican Mission (TEAM) conference, meeting in Boksburg, South Africa, heard two speakers on March 9 say the churches of the Anglican Communion are uniquely positioned to work for the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGS).


March 1, 2007

If you offer your food to the hungry and satisfy the needs of the afflicted, then your light shall rise in the darkness and your gloom be like the noonday... You shall be called the repairer of the breach, the restorer of streets to live in. – Isaiah 58

Around the world, more than 800...

February 20, 2007

The earth is the Lord's and all that is in it, the world and those who dwell therein.

For he has founded it upon the seas, and made it firm upon the rivers of the deep. – Psalm 24


This year, Congress is expected to reauthorize the Farm Bill, a key piece of legislation...

February 12, 2007

Following a historic opening worship service for the Episcopal Diocese of Texas' 158th annual Council meeting February 9, at which the diocese’s first permanent deacons were ordained, Bishop Don Wimberly called the diocese to continued growth and a focus on the Millennium Development Goals (...

February 11, 2007

In critical domestic programs, the President’s budget makes the following cuts:

Nutrition - Commodity Supplemental Food Program: Would terminate food assistance to 440,000 low-income seniors in an average month Energy Assistance: Despite recent increases in the cost of heating, energy...