Did you know the Episcopal Church has an office in Washington D.C. ? Here's a look inside the work they do.
House of Deputies president speaks at immigration reform prayer serviceOctober 8, 2013
House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings offered the benediction at the close of an Oct. 8 prayer service in Washington, D.C., as part of the...
Presiding bishop speaks during Capitol Hill press conferenceOctober 8, 2013
Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori spoke during a press conference on comprehensive immigration reform Oct. 8 on Capitol Hill, organized as part of...
Presiding bishop speaks at immigration reform prayer serviceOctober 8, 2013
Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori offered a time of prayer and remembrance for the impacted loved ones of immigrants during an Oct. 8 prayer...
[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] This week, the House of Representatives unveiled the American Health Care Act, a bill that aims to repeal and replace elements of the Affordable Care Act.
This legislation would swap current income-based health care subsidies for a system of...
[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Last week, the the United Nations and the government of South Sudan declared a state of famine in parts of South Sudan, the most severe state of food insecurity based on mortality, malnutrition, and According to the United Nations, 100,000 South...
“Speak out for those who cannot speak, for the rights of all the destitute.
Speak out, judge righteously, defend the rights of the poor and needy.” -Proverbs 31: 8-9
“Be merciful as your Father in heaven is merciful.” -Luke 6:...
Beginning this Thursday, the Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations will be offering a series of free webinars on immigration advocacy, the refugee crisis, and general public policy advocacy in the Episcopal Church. Click on the titles below to RSVP for each one. We look forward to...
As 2016 comes to a close, I wanted to write a message of thanks for all you have done over the past twelve months. Together, we are able to speak up for the values of the Episcopal Church, and your actions – on issues such as eradicating gender-based violence, promoting food security, and...
In September 2016, Secretary Jeh Johnson announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) would resume detaining and deporting Haitians, ending the policy of offering Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Haitians arriving in the U.S. that has been in place since 2010. In recognition of...
“Voting and participation in our government is a way of participating in our common life,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry said in a video election message. “And that is a Christian obligation. Indeed, we who follow in the Way of Jesus of Nazareth are summoned to...
Speak out about a number of important issues this August!
Although Congress is out of session until early September, the August recess is a time when your members may be more accessible than ever. Many members travel back to their home states or districts and may be available for in-...
Alan Yarborough of the Diocese of Western North Carolina has been named the 2016-2017 Intern for the Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations and Virginia Theological Seminary Center for Anglican Communion Studies.
The first of its kind, this new internship reflects an innovative...
As our nation mourns the lives lost in the mass shooting in Orlando last weekend and we remember the lives lost in previous mass shootings, we must mobilize together to call for much-needed gun safety reform. Episcopalians around the country are standing together to oppose hatred in all its...
There are 8.7 million uninsured children in the United States – and a serious gap in serving chi
Fairness for farmers and food for the hungry at home and abroad, and how you can help are the ma
As we celebrate Labor Day, we pray for a living wage in the September 2 Episcopal Life bulletin
Your work embodies Gospel’s good news.
Faith communities can provide networks needed for work, evaluation.
Our individual and corporate decisions make the difference.
Diseases are a root cause of extreme poverty.
Work in Zambia provides insight into needs, challenges.
Work on all Millennium Development Goals affects children.
Presentation to Episcopal Business Administrators Conference.
We thank Chairman Durbin and Ranking Member Cruz for the opportunity to submit this testimony.
The resources and ideas in this toolkit, gathered from leaders across the Church, staff, and int
An immigration advocacy newsletter from The Episcopal Church's Office of Government Relations.
For over two centuries, large discrepancies in health have existed between American Indians and
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) challenge industrialized countries to partner with poor
Communities across the country have experienced the divisive effects of our country’s broken imm