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 →
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 →
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... Read More →
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The National Executive Council of the Episcopal Peace Fellowship joined by the fellowship’s Palestine/Israel Network, is proud to stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter Movement in unequivocal support of its ”Vision for Black Lives” issued on August 1. “The policy demands... Read More →
For Immediate Release: Claysburg, Pennsylvania – The Episcopal Peace Fellowship (EPF) vigorously affirms President Barack Obama’s call to ban the sale of assault weapons following the worst mass shooting in US history at the Pulse – an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida – early... Read More →
Palestine Israel Network News Release Claysburg, PA – The Episcopal Peace Fellowship’s Palestine Israel Network (PIN) commends the recent request by U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy – as well as supporters in the House of Representatives – to Secretary of State John Kerry... Read More →
Rev Allison Sandlin Liles Episcopal Urban Caucus EPF Luncheon March 3, 2016 Sharing our stories, Offering solutions, Inspiring hope for a culture of despair. What a great theme for the 2016 Episcopal Urban Caucus Assembly. I’m confident I can share my story with... 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.