Poverty & Hunger

Poverty & Hunger

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April 8, 2010

Celebrating its 65th anniversary of weekly broadcasts, the "Day 1" national radio program hosted by Peter Wallace will air a special four-part series beginning June 13 focusing on "Faith & Global Hunger" in support of the Millennium Development Goals. Four prominent leaders will address the...

March 10, 2010

Every week, the Food Pantry at St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco, California, gives away 11 tons of food from the altar in the middle of the sanctuary, to anyone who shows up, no questions asked.

Journalist Sara Miles, who founded the food pantry in 2000, put it into...

February 16, 2010

Greetings from snowy Washington, DC. If you're wondering why you haven't heard from us in a few weeks, it's because we, like nearly everyone, have been digging out from two historic back-to-back blizzards. Most offices in Washington, including ours, were closed for at least four days last week...

January 21, 2010

As Congress gets back into gear for the spring, we wanted to give you an update on some of the issues that we will be watching and that you can expect to see in future EPPN Alerts.

DOMESTIC POLICY

Federal Jobs Bill: The House of Representatives passed the Jobs for...

September 4, 2009

Dear Chairmen Mikulski and Mollohan and Ranking Members Shelby and Wolf:

Thank you for your support for the Second Chance Act prisoner reentry grants. We appreciate your leadership on behalf of the program and ask for your continued support as you conference the FY2010 Commerce-Justice-...

July 13, 2009

The thorny issue of domestic poverty, the story of the Good Samaritan and a diocese that has known both disaster and rebirth provided the themes for the July 13 convention Eucharist.

The Gospel story of the traveler who helps a robbed, beaten man of another culture "couldn't be a better...

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 22, 2009

A South Korean grouping of churches is urging its member churches and organizations to join a campaign to give North Korean children milk and bread "without any precondition."

In a June 16 statement, the National Council of Churches in Korea said it would start "to advocate the necessity...

May 18, 2009

The 76th General Convention this July will be asked in various ways to continue the Episcopal Church's mission of living out the baptismal covenant vow to "strive for justice and peace."

Already-filed resolutions, most contained in the triennial reports of the church's commissions,...

April 24, 2009

Robert Chatman has lived at the Coast Hotel in San Francisco's Tenderloin district for about two years, but April 22 was the first time he received a home-cooked, hand-delivered meal.

"This is the best event we've had. Everyone was very appreciative," said Chatman, 50, who along with 50...

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