United Nations

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 08:00

The Presiding Bishop's delegation is excited and ready for the opening of the 63rd session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, and we want YOU to follow along and join us! Here are some ways you can track our work and stay...

Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 12:00

During the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women's 63rd session (CSW63), our Church is present through the voices of many Episcopalians. Over the next few weeks, our blog series “Her Story: #CSW63” will feature the individual voices and...

Friday, March 8, 2019 - 12:30

Isaiah 58:1–9a “Cry aloud; do not hold back;     lift up your voice like a trumpet; declare to my people their transgression,     to the house of Jacob their sins. 2 Yet they seek me daily     and delight to know my ways, as if they were a nation...

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 11:45

Today is Ash Wednesday, one of the most sacred holy days in the Christian calendar, one that calls us to reflect and lament as we contemplate, over the next 40 days of Lent, Jesus’ act of compassion that relieved us of our sorry, sinful state. As...

Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 13:30

Andrew R. H. Thompson, Ph.D. is visiting assistant professor of theological ethics at the University of the South at Sewanee, Tennessee. He served as lay representative with the Presiding Bishop's delegation to the 24th Conference of Parties of the...

Friday, November 30, 2018 - 09:00

The days between November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and December 10th, Human Rights Day, mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. “Civil Unrest,” “Violent Conflict” or “...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 14:00

Misty Kiwak Jacobs, Berkeley at Yale Divinity School seminarian and Global Partnerships/Episcopal UN intern for 2018 - 2019, preached the following sermon on November 9th, 2018 at the Chapel of Christ the Lord at the Episcopal Church Center in New...

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 19:00

At 5 a.m. on a Friday morning I stood in front of the mirror in my grad school apartment wearing a navy dress and a new, blue blazer. Blazer on. Blazer off. It felt hot, stiff, robotic. Blazer on. Blazer off. I hung the blazer back in the closet...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 17:45

The Global Partnerships team is very happy to introduce you to our new Global Partnerships/Episcopal UN intern 2018 - 2019, Misty Kiwak Jacobs, who began her internship with the Episcopal UN office earlier this month. Misty's bio, in her own words...

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 17:00

This August, the UN’s Department of Public Information (DPI) gathered 2,300 civil society participants for the 67th UN DPI NGO Conference, a signature, quasi-annual event that DPI organizes with civil society organizations to reflect on relevant UN...

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