Public Policy

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 10:34

The Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations has developed a five-week Civil Discourse Curriculum, focusing on civil discourse and designed for reflection, consideration and discussion. “The Civil Discourse Curriculum was created as a...

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 10:22

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry has issued the following statement on Human Trafficking. As we observe National Human Trafficking Awareness Month 2018, it is important that we recognize trafficking in persons is a...

Monday, August 22, 2016 - 13:51

“Voting and participation in our government is a way of participating in our common life,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry said in a video election message.  “And that is a Christian obligation.  Indeed, we who follow in...

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 13:16

Alan Yarborough of the Diocese of Western North Carolina has been named the 2016-2017 Intern for the Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations and Virginia Theological Seminary Center for Anglican Communion Studies. The first of its kind,...

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 10:49

The 2016 election in the United States remains the top of the news in media outlets, and it is inevitably a topic in personal conversations. To provide education about the election as well as assisting in being prepared, The Episcopal Church has...

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 09:58

Online resources, lesson plans for children, and bulletin inserts are among the items assembled by The Episcopal Church for understanding and honoring Earth Day, April 22 by congregations and individuals. Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970 for...

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 14:05

Applications are now accepted for grants from the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society that center on new or revitalized efforts in domestic poverty ministry. The purpose of the grants is to engage Episcopalians in ministry among the...