Category Archives: Action Groups & Chapters

EPF Chapters & Contact Info

EPF chapters are regionally-based and work on local peace initiatives within their parish and communities as well as on national and international issues.  Chapters sponsor and co-sponsor prayer and public witness such as peace vigils, liturgies, service projects and demonstrations. Don’t see a chapter in your area?  Click here to learn more about beginning an EPF…

For Immediate Release: Episcopal Peace Fellowship young adults take the Gospel to the Streets in three cities during March

Episcopal Peace Fellowship News Release Episcopal Peace Fellowship young adults take the Gospel to the Streets in three cities during March contact – Bob Kinney – [email protected]   Ithaca, New York – Episcopal Peace Fellowship (EPF) young adults will take the Gospel to the Streets in New York City, Austin and Santa Paula, California during…

Ash Wednesday Letter to Pope Francis

Call to Chapters, Members, Peace Partner Parishes, PIN activists!  Join A Growing List of Episcopal Bishops and Leaders among our Ecumenical Partners: Read HERE SIGN HERE Addressing Israel’s Occupation and Denial of Human Rights to the Palestinian People. Dear Friends and Colleagues, Our colleagues at Sabeel and Friends of Sabeel North America (FOSNA) have crafted a letter…

CREATION CARE NEWSLETTER: FEBRUARY, 2014

CREATION CARE NEWSLETTER: FEBRUARY, 2014 Published monthly for the Episcopal Diocese of Eau Claire, Wisconsin   The Good News Edition   Eternal Journey As the crimson flame of life Breaks slowly Above the horizon, The white, frosted meadows, With trees and hedgerows Of sculptured ice, Speak loudly Of your presence. Once more Upon this journey,…

CREATION CARE NEWSLETTER: FEBRUARY, 2014

CCN Feb 2014 CREATION CARE NEWSLETTER: FEBRUARY, 2014 Published monthly for the Episcopal Diocese of Eau Claire, Wisconsin   The Good News Edition   Eternal Journey As the crimson flame of life Breaks slowly Above the horizon, The white, frosted meadows, With trees and hedgerows Of sculptured ice, Speak loudly Of your presence. Once more…

Strategies of War Tax Resistance

“Let them march all they want, as long as they pay their taxes.”  This quote is attributed to General Alexander Haig, then Secretary of State under President Reagan, following the million-person rally for nuclear disarmament in New York City’s Central Park, June 12, 1982. It has been a call to action for many in the…

For Immediate Release: US Attorney General Eric Holder – “What don’t you understand about “Thou Shalt Not Kill’”?

Ithaca, New York – Reacting sadly to US Attorney General Eric Holder’s January 30 decision to seek the death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Episcopal Peace Fellowship (EPF) asks the Episcopalian Attorney General – “What don’t you understand about ‘Thou Shalt Not Kill’”? “In a religion established on the non-violent philosophy of…

Letters from Solitary

In response to Christmas cards/notes sent to New York State inmates held in solitary confinement, thank you letters have been received by Ithaca Chapter members.  Here are enlightening excerpts from two of the letters:   #1 :   I have been in solitary confinement for the past 19 years. There are about 25-30 of us…

CREATION CARE NEWSLETTER: JANUARY, 2014

Downloadable version CCN JAN 2014 Published monthly for the Episcopal Diocese of Eau Claire, Wisconsin Opening Prayer O God, in this dawning of a new year, help us to turn back the tide of destruction sweeping over your Creation.  And remind us as we work toward this goal that we are not isolated individuals but…

Getting Serious About the Death Penalty

A Reply to Lt. Gov. Ramsey from Ronald T. Clemmons, convener,  EPF’s Death Penalty Abolition Action Group: Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey’s attempt to veneer the ugly reality of state-sponsored death with the message of Christ is not only disingenuous, but it also opens the door to the charge that Christians manipulate God’s word to justify…