Gun Violence

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 21:38

My heart aches and my brain seems scrabbled when I learn about a 4 year old boy shooting his 6 year old neighbor. This single death brings back memories of Shady Hook Elementary School, the Aurora  movie theater shooting, the 1998 Columbine High...

Monday, March 4, 2013 - 22:09

Last week the House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings and Vice President the Hon. Byron Rushing issued a letter to deputies on gun violence. You can read this letter here. In this letter they reference a resolution passed by...

Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 13:10

Below I am reprinting Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori’s recent statement on gun violence. As people of God, we are each called to respond. The Presiding Bishop has outlined a Call to Action, including social media posting, announcements...

Friday, January 18, 2013 - 22:22

We’ve been praying and working for immigration reform, and now is our chance to make it a reality. On Tuesday, January 22nd, welcome the new Congress by making sure they know that people of faith demand humane immigration reform in 2013. Call 1-866...

Saturday, December 22, 2012 - 10:34

Every day I receive emails filled with resources intended to help us all sort out our feelings and reactions to the tragedy in Newtown. There’s no possible way for me to post all of them, however these seemed particularly useful for Episcopalians:...

Friday, December 21, 2012 - 22:21

As we prepare for the birth of the Christ child, we cannot escape the tragedy of parents in Newtown being forced to bury their beloved children as a result of yet another instance of gun violence. In 2013, our nation’s leaders will begin discussing...

Friday, December 21, 2012 - 22:21

As we prepare for the birth of the Christ child, we cannot escape the tragedy of parents in Newtown being forced to bury their beloved children as a result of yet another instance of gun violence. In 2013, our nation’s leaders will begin discussing...

Friday, December 14, 2012 - 04:28

Arise, cry out in the night,? as the watches of the night begin;? pour out your heart like water? in the presence of the Lord.? Lift up your hands to him? for the lives of your children Lamentations 2.19 It is impossible to comprehend the tragedy...

Friday, December 14, 2012 - 04:28

Arise, cry out in the night,? as the watches of the night begin;? pour out your heart like water? in the presence of the Lord.? Lift up your hands to him? for the lives of your children Lamentations 2.19 It is impossible to comprehend the tragedy...