Office of Government Relations

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 13:15

The Episcopal Church continues to respond to the breadth of immigration issues across the United States. In addition to the ongoing work of Episcopal Migration Ministries resettling refugees, Episcopalians are engaging on supporting children and...

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 14:30

Throughout our EPPN Creation Care Series, we have explored the call to love God in creation. Challenged to see the complexity of our responsibilities, we have not only learned about the need to act swiftly on energy reform and resource...

Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 14:45

Decades of scientific research has demonstrated that humans have a direct effect on the Earth’s climate. Climate change is driven in large part by changes in human behavior over the last centuries related to carbon emissions and agricultural...

Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 14:00

The Episcopal Church strongly opposes the DHS-HHS Federal Rule on Flores Agreement. As a Christian organization, our primary concern with federal policies is how they impact the most vulnerable. This rule would rollback critical child welfare...

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 13:45

Water is one of life’s most vital resources. Water pollution, however, is devastating to the environment and to the health and well-being of people in every nation and community. The federal government invests annually in water pollution mitigation...

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 10:15

The U.S. federal government bears the duty to be a leader for institutions within the nation. When it comes to environmental degradation, it is not only important that the government implement policy to address the crisis, but also that our...

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 14:15

While local action serves an integral role in mitigating further damage to God’s Creation, we must always keep a global perspective as those most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and the majority of emissions are beyond the United States...

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...

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 13:00

The United States is undeniably reliant on coal and other fossil fuels for energy. This dependence has led to objective changes in the Earth’s climate and the degradation of God’s creation. As Christians, we are responsible for balancing the call...

Monday, July 22, 2019 - 16:15

Check out the graphics, sample tweets and sample Facebook post to help spread the word and encourage action to support refugee resettlement. For more, see this statement from Episcopal Migration Ministries. Make sure you've taken action yourself by...

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