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Public Affairs

The Public Affairs Office provides statistics, biographies, photos, background information, and other resources to media representatives reporting on the mission and ministries of the Episcopal Church.  

 

The Toolkit:
 
The Public Affairs Office is pleased to announce a new offering for your use to help enhance your message, broaden your reach and offer tips for placements into regional, secular, and other media – both traditional and social.

It’s called The Toolkit, and it is located on the Public Affairs pages of the Episcopal Church website here.
 
The Toolkit is an aspect of  Let's Invent This Together, a variety of resources and services available through diocesan partnerships. Through these partnerships we seek to further churchwide goals and diocesan mission.
 
The goal of The Toolkit is to enable you to prepare your messages not only for your diocese but your regional area, your ecumenical partners, and beyond.

The contents of The Toolkit reflect items that are designed to make research and facilitation as problem-free as possible for. Contents include:

Catalog – a list of important topics along with any actions taken by The Episcopal Church and General Convention.

Getting started - an easy how-to for getting started in preparing materials, news releases, op-eds, etc.

Topics – topics of interest that you may want to address, whether liturgically, socially, or the hot news that people are discussing.

Regularly, we will be sending topics for your consideration that focus on items two-three months ahead, thereby allowing for ample lead time.

Take a look.  This is a living document, and as always, we are open to ideas, suggestions and area that would help you to amplify your message.

 

CONTACT: Neva Rae Fox, officer for Public Affairs, or Lisa Webb, deputy for Public Affairs

 

Documents to Download
Backgrounders

From Public Affairs

August 26, 2014
In the next four months – September 1 to December 31 - the Episcopal Church will witness the consecrations of four bishops, the election of one bishop, and the consent process of two bishops. ConsecrationsFour consecrations of a bishop...
August 26, 2014
The Office of Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has notified the Diocese of Mississippi that Bishop-Elect Coadjutor Brian R. Seage has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process.As outlined...
August 18, 2014
Applications are being accepted for a provincial delegate and up to 20 churchwide delegates to represent The Episcopal Church at the 59th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) in New York City, March 9-20, 2015.The...