May 23, 2021
PEACEBUILDING ONLINE PROJECT

SAVE THE DATES AND SPREAD THE WORD  White teens in rural Colorado reenact the murder of George Floyd for Instagram. Insurrectionists storm the Capitol. People subjectively live in different worlds depending on their news choice. Is this the death throes of democracy or the birth pangs of a more just social order? Is the answer […]

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July 26, 2021
An interview with EPF National Chair, the Rt. Rev. Dan Edwards

Former Episcopal Peace Fellowship National Chair, Janet Chisholm, interviewed National Chair, the Rt. Rev. Dan Edwards, concerning his vision for EPF and the upcoming Peacebuilding Online Series, which begins on Sunday, August 1. Congratulations, Bishop Dan, as you assume the role of Chair for the Episcopal Peace Fellowship! (And, as a former EPF Chair myself, […]

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July 19, 2021
From Preaching to Meddling

Insistent Advocate for the Gospel:  An Unwelcome Witness in the Diocese of Alabama A review of the Rev. Francis X. Walter’s memoir, “From Preaching to Meddling: A White Minister in the Civil Rights Movement” Offered by Melanie Merkle Atha Executive Director of Episcopal Peace Fellowship “For us there is only trying.  The rest is not our business.”  T.S. […]

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July 5, 2021
Book Review: "Whom Shall I Fear?"

Offered by Bob Lotz, Episcopal Peace Fellowship Gun Violence Prevention Action Group Convener and Secretary to the National Executive Committee In April, 2019, I was with Episcopal Peace Fellowship in Denver to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Columbine killings. At the events over that weekend, I heard from many advocates against gun violence, including […]

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June 15, 2021
EPF Statement Against Antisemitism

      On the afternoon of September 11, 2001, a Jewish friend stopped his car at a red light on the upper West Side of Manhattan. A man in the next lane rolled down his window, pointed his finger, and shouted, I hold you people responsible for this. Antisemitism in America is old as the nation and has too […]

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June 13, 2021
As Much Faith as a Marshall Seed

Sermon for Sunday, June 13, 3rd Sunday after Pentecost, offered by NEC Treasurer Rob Burgess The parable of the mustard seed which Mark tells in today’s gospel is one of the most memorable of Jesus’s parables.  Maybe because all three of the synoptic gospels, Mark, Matthew, and Luke retell very similar versions of the parable.   Maybe because Jesus […]

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June 2, 2021
International Conscientious Objector Day, 2021

(459) National Online Ceremony - International Conscientious Objectors' Day 2021 - YouTube

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June 1, 2021
We who are many are one.

A sermon for Trinity Sunday, offered by Rev. Rosalind Hughes, at Church of the Epiphany, Euclid, Ohio: Trinity Sunday: that business of the three in one – Father, Son, and Holy Ghost; Mother, Son, and Spirit – it’s not about dogma so much as it is about relationship. The interplay of God, the Incarnation of […]

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May 25, 2021
No Justice, No Peace

A reflection by NEC Chairman, Bishop Dan Edwards PEACE AND/OR JUSTICE: WHAT’S THE CONNECTION? No Justice. No Peace. We chant it, print it, proclaim it out of concern that our commitment to non-violence might be confused with passivity in the face of oppression. Non-violence must never be understood as complicity with evil. The great champions […]

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May 25, 2021
Reparations

EPF Racial Justice Action Group’s Committee on Racial Reparations “Now is the time to make real the promise of democracy and transform our pending national elegy into a creative psalm of brotherhood. Now is the time to lift our national policy from the quicksand of racial injustice to the solid rock of human dignity.” -Dr. […]

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