Pastoral Letters

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June 13, 2017

Gun Violence is Not Partisan.

The Episcopal  Dioceses of Washington and Virginia are united in prayer for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise,  Zachary Barth, Matt Mika, and Capitol Police Officers Krystal Griner and David Bailey, that they may fully recover from their...

February 1, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Maryland]

March for Refugees: Pray, Act and Walk February 1, 2017

“Cursed is the one who withholds justice from the alien, the fatherless or the widow. Then all the people shall say, ‘Amen!'”

Deuteronomy 27:19

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

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February 1, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Maryland]

March for Refugees: Pray, Act and Walk February 1, 2017

“Cursed is the one who withholds justice from the alien, the fatherless or the widow. Then all the people shall say, ‘Amen!'”

Deuteronomy 27:19

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

...

January 31, 2017

 [Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana] 

“I was hungry and you didn’t give me food to eat. I was thirsty and you didn’t give me anything to drink. I was a stranger and you didn’t welcome me. I was naked and you didn’t give me clothes to wear. I was sick and in prison, and you didn’t...

January 31, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts] Bishop Alan M. Gates and Bishop Gayle E. Harris of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, together with Bishop Douglas J. Fisher of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts, have signed a joint letter from 17 church leaders, issued today by the...

January 31, 2017

 [Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana] 

“I was hungry and you didn’t give me food to eat. I was thirsty and you didn’t give me anything to drink. I was a stranger and you didn’t welcome me. I was naked and you didn’t give me clothes to wear. I was sick and in prison, and you didn’t...

January 31, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Michigan] President Trump’s order to ban all refugees and travel from seven majority-Muslim countries is facing significant legal challenges and vehement public opposition. We believe his actions to be unjust, unconstitutional and out of sync with basic human respect....

January 30, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut]

Dear Companions in Christ in the Episcopal Church in Connecticut:

Last Friday, January 27, 2017 President Donald Trump signed the Executive Order entitled: “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States”. This...

January 30, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Washington] The list of alarming actions and statements from President Trump’s first week in office takes our collective breath away. New York Times columnist David Brooks describes the week as being all about threat perception: building a wall against a Mexican/Central...

January 29, 2017

Lawyers working with Safe Passage Project were among those offering assistance to travelers detained at JFK airport over the weekend.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Please pass on.

Dear friends and colleagues at the Safe Passage Project,

I am writing to you this Sunday...

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