Advocacy Peace and Justice

Articles

Total votes: 5
December 14, 2016

New Hampshire Bishop Robert Hirschfeld and the Rev. Calvin Sanborn of Maine share their perspectives on the theological basis for advocacy in the public sphere and what that might look like at the both the diocesan and parish level. Photo: Heidi Shott

[Episcopal News Service] Since the...

Total votes: 21
November 23, 2016

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] Join the Episcopal Public Policy Network with Episcopal Relief & Development and the We Will Speak Out Coalition in recognizing the “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence,” a campaign aimed at raising awareness and mobilizing action to...

Total votes: 35

By: Christopher Sikkema

If you’re reading this, you’re probably wondering the process behind being designated a Jubilee Ministry in The Episcopal Church. The process, involving an application period, some discernment, and affirmation by the Executive Council, occurs two or three times each year, so it’s important to...

Total votes: 30
October 13, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Asia Bibi, the Christian woman on death row in Pakistan after being convicted of blasphemy in a row over drinking water, will have to wait for her Supreme Court appeal after a hearing due to take place Oct. 13 was adjourned. Justice Iqbal Hameed-ur-...

Total votes: 57

By: Christopher Sikkema

 

 

1) How long have you been affiliated with Jubilee Ministries, and in what capacity?

I have been blessed to have served Christ as Diocesan Jubilee Officer for almost six years, since my original appointment to this position in November 2010 by the Right Reverend George E...

Total votes: 71
September 14, 2016

[WCC/NCC press release] The following statement was issued Sept. 14 by general secretaries the Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit (World Council of Churches) and Jim Winkler (National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA)

NCC/WCC Consultation on the Holy Land14 September, 2016

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Total votes: 71
September 9, 2016

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has joined 20 other Christian leaders in writing to the four U.S. presidential candidates urging them to speak forcefully and provide leadership on ending the decades-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

The leaders, organized...

Total votes: 58
August 25, 2016

The Rev. John Floberg, who has ministered on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation for 25 years, and Carmine Goodhouse, a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Fort Yates, North Dakota, stand near an Episcopal Church flag that was added to the flags of other organizations and tribes...

Total votes: 123
May 27, 2016

[Episcopal News Service] The Easter Day suicide bombing at Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park in Lahore, Pakistan, that killed at least 72 Christians and Muslims and injured more than 300, sent shockwaves throughout the region.

But the March 27 attack did not deter Episcopalian Caroline Carson...

Total votes: 113
May 5, 2016

Archbishop Suheil Dawani of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem (center) introduces Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry (left) to His Beatitude Theophilus III, Patriarch of Jerusalem and All Palestine (right), as the Rev. Robert Edmunds, the Episcopal Church’s Middle East...

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Bulletin Inserts

The following Litany for Gun Violence Prevention is written by the Rt. Rev. Stephen T.

On November 8, 2016, our nation will head to the polls to decide a number of critical elections.

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has called for an Easter Season of Prayer for regions in the Angl

October 24 is United Nations Day, a day to celebrate the ways in which the United Nations helps

September 2 is Labor Day, a federal holiday in the United States to celebrate the economic and s

In Episcopal News Service Weekly bulletin inserts for Sept.

Documents

Policy for Action is a booklet created by the Office of Government Relations summarizing the soc

We, the undersigned faith leaders, urge you to extend the Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) programs

We, the undersigned organizations, urge you to support the Help Separated Families Act, legislat

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