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 →
Jeremiah 1:18 – And I for my part have made you today a fortified city, an iron pillar, and a bronze wall, against the whole land—against the kings of Judah, its princes, its priests, and the people of the land. ————— Tuesday was... Read More →
Cathleen Deppe is a retired teacher and lifelong peace and justice activist, Cathy Deppe is a member of Holy Faith Episcopal Church in Inglewood, California and leads the Justice and Mercy Commission. From 1980-1994, she co-coordinated the Dutchess County (NY) Peace Center, an... Read More →
Here is the testimony for the second resolution I testified on a few days ago: “I want to begin my testimony in favor of this resolution with a question. Have you ever thought about how much it costs to wash your laundry? If you have your own washer and dryer, given energy... Read More →
Today I had the opportunity to testify on a solid, albeit somewhat milquetoast resolution urging the Episcopal Church to work for a greater sense of togetherness around issues of peace in the Middle East. It is not remotely as controversial as the resolutions calling for... Read More →
Sermon on the Binding of Isaac by the Rev. Allison Liles The Rev. Allison S. Liles St Paul’s Memorial, Charlottesville Proper 8A June 29, 2014 Genesis 22:1-14 The binding of Isaac or the akedah is one of those Biblical stories that some of us wish would just disappear.... Read More →
EPF is seeking a treasurer. Are you feeling called to be more active with EPF? This volunteer position could be just the thing for you. See details below. Episcopal Peace Fellowship Treasurer Job Description Read More →
Given by the Rt. Rev. Eugene Taylor Sutton, Bishop of Maryland For the 75th Anniversary Event of the Episcopal Peace Fellowship Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, VA October 25, 2014 – 10:00am In the United States of America, the world’s only remaining superpower... Read More →
Lord, you give us the unwavering call to do justice. You tell us to defend the cause of the fatherless and the widow. To love the foreigner residing among us. To provide for the hungry, thirsty, and naked. To love our enemy.
But Lord, it is overwhelming. Do you not know that we are only human?
May your Spirit fill us with hope. Remind us that we are good enough for you, so that in all things, we will follow your will, and take up the call to do justice, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with you.
—Erica VanEssendelft, Office of Social Justice, Christian Reformed Church ... See MoreSee Less