George Clifford served as a Navy chaplain for twenty-four years, taught ethics, and now serves as priest associate at the Parish of St Clement in Honolulu. He blogs atEthical Musings. Fear, hate, and conflict too often operate as a closed, self-reinforcing, repeating... Read More →
News Release October 3, 2017 Claysburg, Pennsylvania – Yesterday Episcopal Peace Fellowship (EPF) members spent the day in prayer, but today that prayer must be followed by action. Episcopal Peace Fellowship urges all members, chapters and Peace Partner Parishes to toll their... Read More →
August 25, 2017 It’s been two weeks since white supremacists and fascists came to Charlottesville, Virginia. I apologize for national Episcopal Peace Fellowship’s relative silence on the horrific events of that weekend. Three weeks ago my family moved away from the... Read More →
August 22,2017 White supremacy and racial superiority has no place in today’s America. Last week we saw images of a noxious rally with a message of hate in Charlottesville, Virginia. Groups of individuals with White Supremacist and Neo-Nazi ties attacked those who came... Read More →
Date: June 9, 2017 Contact: Claire Markham or LaShawn Warren Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Washington, D.C. — As affected communities and gun violence prevention advocates prepare to gather to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the... Read More →
Rev. Jessie Smith This weekend with the rest of EPF’s National Executive Counsel has me thinking about the heart of our work. Many of us are experiencing transition in our personal or professional lives, just as EPF is at a pivotal place in its organizational life. This kind of... Read More →
This series of maps shows graphically what Palestinians have lost over the decades since Zionism came to Palestine. The map on the left, of Palestine in 1946, just before the UN partitioned Palestine into a Jewish and a Palestinian Arab state, shows virtually the entire... Read More →
Update: The Episcopal Peace Fellowship applauds an Arkansas circuit judge’s April 14 blocking of a string of assembly line executions of seven prisoners that was slated to begin April 17 – day after Easter. EPF also backs the McKesson medical supply company that sells the Pfizer... Read More →
For Immediate Release – Claysburg Pennsylvania The Episcopal Peace Fellowship (EPF) endorses the Fellowship of Reconciliation’s condemnation of President Donald Trump’s recent “Executive Order: Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United... Read More →
News Release Episcopal Peace Fellowship – December 12, 2016 Episcopal Peace Fellowship urges Life without Parole – not the Death Penalty – for Dylann Roof who killed 9 African-Americans and injured 1 in a Charleston church in South Carolina Claysburg, Pennsylvania – This week... 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, firstname.lastname@example.org.