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Episcopal, Anglican women gather in NYC for annual UN Commission meeting

February 20, 2013

[…] well a closing Eucharist on March 15.  Both services will incorporate the stories, songs and experiences of the delegates.   Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori will host Human Trafficking: A Churchwide Conversation on March 6, designed to educate, raise awareness, collect information and resources from across The Episcopal Church.   The Episcopal Church Center, located […]

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Sermon at St. John’s

September 8, 2014

[…] particularly the children of this community.  That’s what St. John’s House is all about, and Reading Camp, and Head Start.  This kind of radical hospitality sees every human being as part of the family – which is really why we’re here. Paul sounds pretty audacious telling the community in Rome that they don’t owe […]

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Coalition Letter: Opposing Cuts to the FY2013 Refugee and Entrant Assistance (REA) Account

February 15, 2013

[…] Refugee and Entrant Assistance (REA) account funds the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), which works with local community organizations and faith and civic groups to provide basic human needs and the tools for integration and self-sufficiency. Cuts to this already underfunded account would not only negatively impact refugees, but also take away important resources […]

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UNCSW 2011: Finding Hope

November 10, 2014

[…] What would the world be like if we could view our neighbors, our enemies, or the oppressed not as such, but as blessings? As gifts? As fellow human beings that can teach, enrich, and bless our own existence? This week I have only begun to explore the lamentable realities in societies that have ceased […]

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Presiding Bishop in Ramallah: “Are you looking everywhere for Jesus?”

December 31, 2012

[…] peace – about the presence and affirmation and encouragement of children, from the very youngest to those beginning to mature into adults.  The birth of God in human flesh continues in our midst as the body of Christ is renewed.  Toddlers take communion, included as full members of this body.  Children take their place […]

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Forgiving Seventy Times Seven, Proper 19 (A) – 2014

September 14, 2014

[…] of young men and women and children, the horror of genocide. These evils need to be dealt with. They need to be eradicated from the earth and humanity deserves to live in peace and safety. Forgiveness? No! Maybe Jesus in his humanity couldn’t imagine the kind of evil that infects our world today. Maybe […]

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Domestic Policy Action Network Newsletter July-August 2015

August 18, 2015

[…] to the necessary interaction and wholeness of relationships: with God, with other people, with Creation and with ourselves.” The Encyclical challenges consumerism and overreliance on technology, citing human greed as an agent of destruction in the natural world and drawing attention to the challenges of global poverty. Pope Francis writes: “The same mindset which […]

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Sermon at the Closing Eucharist of Transfiguring Episcope

July 11, 2008

[…] are responsible for every word that goes out over these broadcasts…” Fear seems to be equal opportunity, free floating, not just here, but almost anywhere there are human beings struggling with truth and their take on ultimate meaning. “I’m sending you out like sheep into the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents […]

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United Thank Offering grants: $1.3 million for Episcopal Church, Anglican Communion mission and ministry

June 26, 2015

[…] Darby Borough, Darby Borough, PA:  $12,050.00 Diocese of Rorya, Province of Tanzania – Community Vehicle, Rorya District, Tanzania:  $28,200.00 Diocese of South Dakota – The Dakota Territory Human Trafficking Project, Formalized relationship with Diocese of North Dakota:  $54,800.00 Diocese of Southwest Virginia – New Music Program at St. Paul’s, Martinsville, VA, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, […]

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Episcopal Church statement on Texas Gov. Abbott’s decision to reject refugee resettlement

January 11, 2020

[…] for Greater Houston (IMGH), both affiliates of Episcopal Migration Ministries, our church serves refugees, asylees, individuals with Special Immigrant Visas, Cuban-Haitian entrants, Central American minors, survivors of human trafficking, and other vulnerable populations. In addition, RST and IMGH work to facilitate partnerships with host communities to build a welcoming environment. Refugees bring immense value to […]

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Video now available: 40th anniversary of women’s ordination celebration

July 27, 2014

[…] the ranks of those who walk in solidarity are expanding.  Wisdom is afoot everywhere, freeing her people from oppressors, and she enters all sorts and conditions of human beings bound for the glory of justice and peace.  Together, we are marching upward to Zion.             Wisdom continues to give voice to the liberated and […]

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Eight DFMS staff appointments announced

July 22, 2013

[…] Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Information on all the positions and application instructions  is available here:  https://www7.ultirecruit.com/EPI1003/JobBoard/listjobs.aspx For more information contact a member of the Episcopal Church Human Resources Team at HRM@episcopalchurch.org.           New staff, from left: Kaitlyn Mullen, Allison Duvall, the Rev. Ranjit Matthews, Lisa Bellamy, the Rev. Heather […]

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Progress at UNCSW: Christopher Esposito-Bernard (Diocese of New York)

November 10, 2014

[…] much as men are part of the problem, we are also part of the solution. We need to reframe the discussion from a women’s issue to a human issue, where men and women, boys and girls can collaborate constructively to solve the obvious injustice that is inequality. As youth, we have a fresh and […]

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House of Bishops Daily Account for Friday, September 17, 2010

September 17, 2010

[…] border trip. He talked about undocumented Episcopalians who participate in church life. He called Arizona “the epicenter of discussion in this country about immigration,” naming it the human rights issue of our time. Smith shared statistics: In 2020 one-third of the United States population will be Hispanic, and in some states it will be […]

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EPPN LENTEN SERIES: All are Created Equal

March 16, 2017

[…] and girls continue to face many challenges today, one of which is gender-based violence. Violence against women and girls is one of the most pervasive and harmful human rights abuses in the world. It is estimated that one in three women worldwide will experience physical, sexual, or psychological abuse in their lifetime.  While such violence occurs […]

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EPPNAlert : Senate preps for final S. 744 vote – Why The Episcopal Church supports the bill

June 27, 2013

[…] visas.  Finally, with the recent addition of the Corker-Hoeven amendment, communities along our southern border will continue see escalating levels of militarization, at great financial, environmental, and human cost. The cost of these compromises — to individuals seeking legal status, taxpayers, communities affected by the border provisions, and family members who will no longer […]

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Registration now open for 2017 New Community Clergy and Lay Conference

March 15, 2017

[…] the deportation of undocumented immigrants, the banning of refugees based on religion, the Standing Rock Reservation and the Dakota Access Pipeline, Black Lives Matter, mass incarceration and human trafficking, this conference is timely and pertinent. Sponsored by the Episcopal Church Ethnic Ministries Offices, the New Community Clergy and Lay Conference is a gathering of Asian, […]

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Statement of The Episcopal Church on Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s Decision to Reject Refugee Resettlement

January 11, 2020

[…] for Greater Houston (IMGH), both affiliates of Episcopal Migration Ministries, our church serves refugees, asylees, individuals with Special Immigrant Visas, Cuban-Haitian entrants, Central American minors, survivors of human trafficking, and other vulnerable populations. In addition, RST and IMGH work to facilitate partnerships with host communities to build a welcoming environment. Refugees bring immense value to […]

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