Advocacy

Friday, July 26, 2019 - 17:30

“Jesus told us that the greatest gift we could give is to lay down our own lives for another. Conversely, the taking of another life must be viewed as the greatest sacrilege.” The Most Reverend Edmond L. Browning, XXIV Presiding Bishop of The...

Friday, July 5, 2019 - 10:45

In times of conflict, The Episcopal Church, as community of followers of Jesus Christ, is called back to His words, “Blessed are the peacemakers.” Tensions have risen between the United States and Iran over attacks on shipping vessels, the shooting...

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 10:30

One year ago, thousands of Episcopalians gathered in Austin, Texas for the 79th General Convention. Since that time, the Office of Government Relations (OGR) has continued its work representing The Episcopal Church’s official policies to Congress...

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 16:15

This backgrounder provides suggested actions that you can take to support undocumented immigrants in your community. Included are links to further information, which will assist your effort to launch some of the suggested initiatives or connect...

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:00

Updated September 2019 The Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations expresses its concern about the recent decisions by the Trump administration regarding U.S.-Cuba Policy. Since April, the Administration has (1) removed the waiver of Title...

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 09:45

Last week, the Office of Government Relations had the honor of hosting Presiding Bishop Michael Curry in Washington, D.C. Bishop Curry spoke at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, sharing wisdom from his book The Power of...

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 13:30

The Episcopal Church laments the decision by the Trump Administration to cut off foreign assistance to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. We are concerned about the impact these cuts will have on our fellow Episcopalians and Anglicans in the...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 13:45

Episcopalians Vote! “Voting and participation in our government is a way of participating in our common life and that is a Christian obligation.” -Presiding Bishop Michael Curry It's not too early to plan for the 2020 elections. Check out our 2018...