August 30, 2021
Christian Loyalty

An essay by Paul Jones, Bishop to the Universe, a founder of Episcopal Peace Fellowship What should a Christian man do when his country is threatened by another, when long established rights are invaded, or when some weak nation is ruthlessly oppressed by a hostile power? There can only be one answer to that question.  The […]

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August 30, 2021
EPF Peacebuilding Online Series Continues on Sunday, September 5

JOIN US AND SPREAD THE WORD! EPF's series of free, one-hour online presentations continues on Sunday, September 5 at 4:00 pm Eastern with the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University's The STAR Program: Healing Trauma As a Way to Peace. Sunday, September 5 at 4:00 pm Eastern Presented by: Katie Mansfield of […]

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August 29, 2021
The Two Escapes

THE TWO ESCAPES Offered by the Rt. Rev. Dan Edwards, EPF National Chair Lord make me an instrument of your peace, we pray. Clearly God needs more instruments of peace today. We want peace. We want to be instruments of peace. But we usually are not such instruments. Being an instrument of God’s peace isn’t easy. […]

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August 20, 2021
EPF Doctrine of Discovery Talk

Join EPF for our monthly chapter support call on Friday, August 27 at 2:00 pm Eastern over Zoom for an hour of learning on the Doctrine of Discovery. Email epfactnow@gmail.com for the Zoom link. Papal Bulls of the 15th century gave Christian explorers the right to claim lands they “discovered” and lay claim to those […]

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August 6, 2021
Statement on Indigenous Boarding Schools

In light of the recent Statement on Indigenous boarding schools by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and President of the House of Deputies Gay Clark Jennings, I have been reflecting on not only what I know about this legacy, but my past service with Christian Peacemaker Teams where I primarily served with the Aboriginal Justice Team […]

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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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