RELEASE: Faith-based Coalition Commemorates Gun Violence Anniversaries, Recommits to Raising the Moral Voice to Prevent Future Tragedies

Date: June 9, 2017 Contact: Claire Markham or LaShawn Warren Email: cmarkham@americanprogress.org, lwarren@americanprogress.org Washington, D.C. — As affected communities and gun violence prevention advocates prepare to gather to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the...
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NEC Meditation Spring 2017

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...
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State of Arkansas plans execution of eight convicts in a ten-day span beginning this Easter Monday

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...
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Day 2 – Holy Land Pilgrimage

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...
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Arrival and First Day in Jerusalem

Editor’s Note: This is the first reflection from seminarian Michael Kurth, EPF Young Adult Network Convener, while on a ten day pilgrimage to the Holy Land in March 2017. Michael is a Postulant in the Diocese of New York and currently attends Berkeley Divinity School at...
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Episcopal Peace Fellowship stands with the Fellowship of Reconciliation in condemning President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting US entry of foreign nationals

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...
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News Release: Episcopal Peace Fellowship urges Life without Parole

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...
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EPF Press Release – A How to Guide

pressrelease-ahowtoguide EPF Press Release – A How to Guide I have an idea for an EPF press release! Determine who is the sponsor of the press release (EPF, EPF PIN, EPF Action Group…) Contact the appropriate EPF Action Group, if there is one Draft press release Executive...
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EPF Council Member Chris Sabas Speaks on the Events in Standing Rock

NEC member Chris Sabas, who served with Christian Peacemaker Teams from 2011 – 2016, working with and on behalf of Indigenous People’s Solidarity in Canada, shares her response to unfolding events in Standing Rock: Watching the events unfold in Standing Rock this week, with...
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