Advocacy Peace and Justice

Advocacy Peace and Justice

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August 10, 2017

[National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA] The National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA calls for an immediate cessation of hostile acts and rhetoric between the leaders of North Korea and the United States. Steps must be taken immediately to avoid the possibility of a...

June 30, 2017

[Ministerio Episcopal de Migración] El Rdo. E. Mark Stevenson, director del Ministerio Episcopal de Migración, emitió la siguiente declaración el 30 de junio en respuesta a la definición de “relación” en el decreto ejecutivo del gobierno de Trump que impide el ingreso al país de [ciertos]...

June 22, 2017

Some of the more than 3,000 pounds of flour, salvaged from the Oceti Sakowin Camp of water protectors near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, sits in the Rev. John Floberg’s Bismarck garage, awaiting a new home. Photo: John Floberg

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. John Floberg has more than 3...

June 2, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has released this statement regarding President Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement. Though the withdrawal from this agreement is a setback, advocacy on environmental issues can...

December 14, 2016

New Hampshire Bishop Robert Hirschfeld and the Rev. Calvin Sanborn of Maine share their perspectives on the theological basis for advocacy in the public sphere and what that might look like at the both the diocesan and parish level. Photo: Heidi Shott

[Episcopal News Service] Since the...

November 23, 2016

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] Join the Episcopal Public Policy Network with Episcopal Relief & Development and the We Will Speak Out Coalition in recognizing the “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence,” a campaign aimed at raising awareness and mobilizing action to...

By: Christopher Sikkema

If you’re reading this, you’re probably wondering the process behind being designated a Jubilee Ministry in The Episcopal Church. The process, involving an application period, some discernment, and affirmation by the Executive Council, occurs two or three times each year, so it’s important to...

October 13, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Asia Bibi, the Christian woman on death row in Pakistan after being convicted of blasphemy in a row over drinking water, will have to wait for her Supreme Court appeal after a hearing due to take place Oct. 13 was adjourned. Justice Iqbal Hameed-ur-...

By: Christopher Sikkema

 

 

1) How long have you been affiliated with Jubilee Ministries, and in what capacity?

I have been blessed to have served Christ as Diocesan Jubilee Officer for almost six years, since my original appointment to this position in November 2010 by the Right Reverend George E...

September 14, 2016

[WCC/NCC press release] The following statement was issued Sept. 14 by general secretaries the Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit (World Council of Churches) and Jim Winkler (National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA)

NCC/WCC Consultation on the Holy Land14 September, 2016

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There is a wonderful book that was published some years ago titled “Eat, Pray, Love.” I want to

The following Litany for Gun Violence Prevention is written by the Rt. Rev. Stephen T.

On November 8, 2016, our nation will head to the polls to decide a number of critical elections.

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has called for an Easter Season of Prayer for regions in the Angl

September 2 is Labor Day, a federal holiday in the United States to celebrate the economic and s

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These are talking points on Comprehensive Immigration Reform for adovates use in preparing for m

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