October 30, 2018

By: Alan Yarborough, Communications Coordinator and Office Manager

The election is a week away, Congress is in recess, but our advocacy work continues. Every day, all of us in the Office of Government Relations continue to educate and equip Episcopalians to carry out advocacy for the Church based on the policies of General Convention and Executive Council. ...

October 3, 2018

By: The Office of Government Relations

This week, the Presiding Bishop is visiting Guam, and last week was National Voter Registration Day. In recognition of these two events, we’re highlighting the disparities in voting rights between residents of various parts of the United States.

During last summer’s General Convention,...

August 17, 2016

Signs are pictured during a voter registration drive for National Voter Registration Day in September 2015. Photo: REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Jemonde Taylor observed the political process in action for the first time as a kindergartener when his father...

July 27, 2016

By: Office of Government Relations

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-...

October 19, 2008

In the Episcopal Life Weekly bulletin inserts for November 2, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori writes about voting as an act of stewardship as the United States approaches its general election on November 4. The Presiding Bishop reminds all Episcopalians to approach the election with...

July 5, 2006

"As Episcopalians we must also be mindful that our response to the promise we made at baptism to ‘strive for justice and peace and respect the dignity of every human being’ is lived out through our participation in our nation’s political process and civic life." --The Most Rev. Frank T....