Here is my testimony for the first resolution I testified on a few days ago: “Before I came to Los Angeles to work with Seeds of Hope, the food justice ministry of the diocese of Los Angeles, I had never thought about my food privilege. And then I came to Los Angeles as an... Read More →
God I thank you for the gifts of today* This morning I was honored to be able to participate in the Bishop’s March Against Gun Violence. The past few years have been ones of change and growth and my opinions on this issue have certainly changed with me. Looking at me now,... Read More →
“Out of the deep I call unto who thee oh Lord consider well the sound of my longing soul”. This quote was song we sang as we marched in the streets of Salt Lake City, this morning against gun violence. This march was one of the most powerful experiences I have been... Read More →
January 25 webinar discusses Episcopal Church and the Middle East
[January 18, 2018] “Mission, Ministry, and Advocacy: The Episcopal Church & the Middle East” is the topic of a January 25 webinar.
Hosted by the Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations, the free one-hour webinar is designed to be an informative online conversation on connections of ministry and relationship between the Episcopal Church and the entire Middle East.
The Office of Government Relations offers subject specific webinars on a periodic basis to help educate Episcopalians in preparation for advocacy. Previous webinars have focused on issues of immigration and refugee resettlement.
The January 25 webinar will be held 2 pm – 3 pm Eastern. Registration is available at the link below and pre-registration is advised.
Speakers will be the Rev. Canon Robert D. Edmunds, Episcopal Church Middle East Partnership Officer, and the Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon, Executive Director of Churches for Middle East Peace. Facilitator will be the Rev. Margaret Rose, Episcopal Church Ecumenical and Interreligious Deputy to the Presiding Bishop.
Four primary topics will be addressed: • The Diocese of Jerusalem: Mission and ministries including collaboration with the Episcopal Church. • Palestine and Israel: From 40 years of the Episcopal Church’s official response to advocacy today. • The larger Middle East: The Province outside of Jerusalem, refugee issues, and advocacy • Ecumenical and Interreligious Collaboration: Our work and the work of partner Churches and faith groups.
For more information, contact Alan Yarborough, Communications Coordinator and Office Manager, email@example.com.