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July 8, 2009

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With hammers and nails, family and friends of the late Rev. Canon Gordon B. Yeaton, Jr. began building Gordon's House at the Anaheim Convention Center, where the 76th General Convention of the Episcopal...

July 8, 2009

An image gallery accompanying this article is available here.

With hammers and nails, family and friends of the late Rev. Canon Gordon B. Yeaton, Jr. began building Gordon's House at the Anaheim Convention Center, where the 76th General Convention of the Episcopal...

July 7, 2009

The message was one of dire straits, but the atmosphere was upbeat as more than 60 guests gathered at the Native American/Indigenous Ministries reception on Monday, July 6, St. Michael's Church, Anaheim.

"There are a lot of needs around the country and Church, but none are more acute...

June 7, 2009

In a jointly written opinion column, the state of Ohio's Episcopal bishops last week urged state officials to raise taxes rather than cut social services at a time when more than 10 percent of its citizens are unemployed.

"We urge our state government and our fellow citizens to balance...

January 26, 2009

UPDATE 1/30/09: The Senate passed SCIP 66-32 today including the provisions to grant access to children of legal immigrants. The bill is expected to be on the president’s desk sometime next week.

Last week, by an overwhelming bipartisan vote, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a...

January 22, 2009

Dear Senator/Representative:

Thank you for working on an economic recovery package that will directly support those who are affected most by this recession – poor and middle income households. As representatives of the interfaith community, we are encouraged by Congress and President...

January 15, 2009

Members of the United States Congress Washington D.C. 20510

Dear Member of Congress,

The needs of our nation’s most vulnerable members become increasingly critical as job losses escalate and states face dwindling revenue. The economic tragedy is no longer limited to low-wage...

January 13, 2009

Dear President-elect Obama (or Member of Congress):

As communities of faith, we are grounded in a shared vision of justice and compassion. We are called to be good stewards of God’s good Earth and work for justice for all of God’s people, particularly the most vulnerable among us. As...

September 23, 2008

Members of the United States Congress Washington D.C. 20510

Dear Member of Congress,

As members of the Interreligious Working Group on Domestic Human Needs, in devotion to our common religious traditions of justice and compassion, we urge you to champion the needs of our nation's...

May 29, 2008

A unique opportunity to reach out to the homeless occurred recently at Calvary Church in Cincinnati.

Choir member David Dreith and the Rev. Jason Leo, Calvary's rector, engaged in a friendly competition of scavenging clothes that had been discarded on the streets or sidewalks of...

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