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July 10, 2014

TESTIMONY OF ALEXANDER D. BAUMGARTEN AND KATIE CONWAY ON BEHALF OF THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH[1]   July 10, 2014 We thank Senator Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and Ranking Member Shelby for...

September 18, 2013

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September 18, 2013

At Reclaiming the Gospel of Peace: An Episcopal Gathering to Challenge the Epidemic of Violence, Episcopalians will come together to renew their commitment to the Gospel call to make peace in a world of violence. Through deep conversation...

October 20, 2011

Domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking are crimes that directly affect 1 in 4 women in the United States and touch the lives of millions of others. An average of three women in America die as a result of domestic...

October 17, 2011

Dear Member of Congress, We, the undersigned faith-based organizations and faith leaders, value the dignity of every individual regardless of citizenship and respect the rights of all people to enjoy safety and freedom. As our traditions...

October 11, 2011

This three-part series on the importance of Foreign Assistance began with a parable of a single Samaritan who transcended cultural boundaries and personal gain to save another's life. This final installment focuses on the power of...

September 26, 2011

Join activists around the U.S. and tell Congress not to cut life-saving foreign assistance For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I...

September 19, 2011

"If there is among you anyone in need, a member of your community in any of your towns within the land that the Lord your God is giving you, do not be hard-hearted or tight-fisted toward your needy neighbor." --Deuteronomy 15:7 As...

September 15, 2011

This month, as the U.S. Congress works tirelessly to address our nation's pressing financial issues and the United Nations convenes in New York, we recall that the world is now just four years from the completion-point of the...

September 9, 2011

Dear Representative /Senator: Today more than 12 million lives in the Horn of Africa are in danger, and hundreds of thousands are on the move seeking help. We, the undersigned faith leaders, write to ask for your support at a challenging...

August 31, 2011

As Congress prepares to return this fall, we wanted to give you an update on some of the issues that we will continue to be watching and that you can expect to see in future EPPN Alerts. Domestic Policy    ...

August 17, 2011

You Can Join the DREAM Sabbath Campaign, September 16-October 9! Stories are essential to moving people into action. Because of the power of stories to move and transcend, I want to invite you and your church to participate in the...

August 10, 2011

As many as 12 million people in the Horn of Africa (Africa's northeast peninsula) still suffer from severe acute malnutrition as a result of this summer's devastating drought and famine in the region. It is estimated that in the last three...

August 2, 2011

Congress has reached an agreement to raise the debt ceiling as well as make deep cuts in the federal debt. The agreement requires up $2.4 trillion in deficit reduction and a maximum $2.4 trillion increase in the debt limit in two stages....

August 2, 2011

Interreligious Working Group on Domestic Human Needs (DHN) Invites you to a Webinar What’s the Deal? Budget Experts from the Faith Community Explain what the Debt Ceiling Deal Means for Low-Income Communities. Wednesday,...

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