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October 20, 2020

On October 24th, 2020, the United Nations will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the entry into force of the United Nations Charter, signifying the official founding of the United Nations. The day is officially known as “United Nations Day”.

To mark the occasion, Presiding Bishop Curry...

July 14, 2020

On July 9th, the Presiding Bishop's delegation to UNCSW 64 launched an online study group, "Beijing+25: Celebrating the Blessing, Realizing the Dream". About 90 participants joined the introductory webinar which explained the concept behind the online study group.

December 10, 2019

By: EpiscopalUN

Today, December 10th, is the worldwide commemoration of Human Rights Day and the final day of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence that runs each year from November 25th – December 10th.

And yet, it is not the final day. Gender-based violence requires our sustained...

April 29, 2019

By: Dana Jean

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely,[a] and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus the pioneer and perfecter of our faith, who for the sake of[b] the joy...

April 26, 2019

By: Jennifer Allen

I was struck during the 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women about the importance of sharing our stories. It is through our stories that we are able to build relationships, and it is through relationships that we can come to recognize the image of God in one another.

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April 24, 2019

By: The Rev. Gena Davis

The Rev. Gena Davis is the founder of YogaMass®, a program that integrates yoga, breath work, meditation, and Holy Communion as a way to bring into self-awareness the body and spirit that is given to each of us by God. The following was written during the United Nations 63rd session of the...

April 23, 2019

By: Dana Jean

The following was shared during the United Nations 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women closing Eucharist, and the language has been preserved to reflect the time of authoring.

Therefore I endure everything for the sake of the elect, so that they may also obtain the...

April 19, 2019

By: Misty Kiwak Jacobs

On this blessed Good Friday, we are honored to share this sermon on forgiveness offered by our Global Partnerships/ EpiscopalUN intern, Misty Kiwak Jacobs. Misty preached this sermon at Berkeley at Yale Divinity School on Wednesday, April 17th.

John 13:21-32

At supper with his...

April 12, 2019

By: The Rev. Margaret Rose

The following was written during the United Nations 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women, and the language has been preserved to reflect the time of authoring.

This first week of the 63rd session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women was, for me, a...

April 10, 2019

By: Charlotte Healy

The following was written during the United Nations 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women, and the language has been preserved to reflect the time of authoring.

Here is a quick “day in the life” of a Commission on the Status of Women delegate. The day starts with 9,000...

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