(09/26/08) Alexander Baumgarten, international policy analyst in the Episcopal Church's Office of Government Relations, offers an overview of the...
Millennium Development Goals
ONE EPISCOPALIAN UPDATE The ONE Campaign has invited us to participate in an exciting conference call next Friday, June 7.
The Last Hunger Season charts the course of a new exodus, one occurring in smallholder farmers all over the world. It isn't an exodus from one place to another --...
Migel's small plot of maize crop appeared infested with weeds; tall green plants disrupted the ordered rows of corn stalks. But Migel explained that the green legume, indigenous to Chiapas, Mexico, functioned as a natural...
Presider Brothers and sisters, Jesus was crucified in faithfulness to the cause of love and justice that all might be reconciled in peace. Let us pray that through the Cross of Christ his example may be realized in our world and our lives.
Eight Steps Toward Healing a Hurting World
In 2000, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were established to reduce, by the year 2015, the number of people who live in extreme poverty. Developed by the international community including leaders from 191 countries, the eight goals...
Dear Members of the United States Senate,
As the presiding bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and The Episcopal Church, we write to lift up the shared commitment of our churches to alleviate global poverty, hunger, and insecurity. We urge you to support this...
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 partnership when governments and churches come together to save...
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 needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you...
Diane Riley spends her days advocating for hungry people, recognizing that she could be in their place were she born 25 years later.
"I grew up in a very blue-collar home, and I know that today we would be one of the people going to food pantries," said Riley, advocacy director for the...
October 24 is United Nations Day, a day to celebrate the ways in which the United Nations helps
In September, the United Nations held a summit meeting on the Millennium Development Goals to as
ONE Sunday is a day each year on which congregations pray for and commit to common action toward
Episcopal Life Weekly bulletin inserts for October 5 will feature a report on the Episcopal/Angl
On Thursday, September 25, the United Nations--and the Episcopal Church and Anglican Communion--
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The Millennium Development Goals Report 2011
How many times have you read an article in the paper or watched a news story and wished there wa
The National Council of Churches, founded in 1950, is the leading force for ecumenical cooperati
A global movement encouraging Christians to be committed to the poor and hold governments accoun
The ONE Campaign is an effort by Americans to rally Americans -- one by one -- to fight the
A network of lay and ordained economists, business people, students, social organizers, theologi