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Following the Prince of Peace and ending gun violence

Following the Prince of Peace and ending gun violence

Author George Clifford served as a Navy chaplain for twenty-four years, taught ethics, and now serves as priest associate at the Parish of St Clement in Honolulu. He blogs at Ethical Musings. According ...
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10 Ways Your Church Can Reduce Gun Violence

10 Ways Your Church Can Reduce Gun Violence

Reducing gun violence is a profoundly spiritual issue. As followers of Jesus Christ, who died at the hands of violence, we are called as Christians to alleviate suffering in our ...
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Ash Wednesday Reflection from Chair Bob Davidson

Ash Wednesday Reflection from Chair Bob Davidson

An Ash Wednesday reflection by EPF Chair Bob Davidson “The Spirit of GOD is upon me because God has anointed me to preach good news to the poor; to heal ...
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Joseph on his experience at General Convention with EPF

In the summer of 2009 Joseph Peters-Mathews had just graduated from Troy University in the small town of Troy, Alabama and was preparing for his first year at General Theological ...
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Join EPF’s Young Adult Delegation, an invitation from Allison Liles

Episcopal Peace Fellowship Executive Director invites you to support the fifth EPF Young Adult Delegation to General Convention.  This is the first in a series of videos from alumnae of ...
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EPF Young Adult Delegation to General Convention

EPF Young Adult Delegation to General Convention

Episcopal Peace Fellowship is now accepting applications for the 2018 Young Adult Delegation for General Convention. General Convention is the official decision making body of the Episcopal Church. When it ...
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A reflection on Trump’s tweets of last week

A reflection on Trump’s tweets of last week

The Reverend Dr Leon Spencer is the former executive director of the ecumenical Washington Office on Africa and former dean of studies for the Diocese of Nairobi’s theological college. He ...
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Peacemaking and North Korea, thoughts from Chaplain George Clifford

Peacemaking and North Korea, thoughts from Chaplain George Clifford

Fear, hate, and conflict too often operate as a closed, self-reinforcing, repeating cycle. Fear feeds hate; hate feeds conflict; and conflict feeds fear. Optimally, peacemakers disrupt that destructive cycle before ...
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EPF Accepting Sayre Award Nominees

EPF Accepting Sayre Award Nominees

Episcopal Peace Fellowship and its Palestine Israel Network seek nominations for their John Nevin Sayre Award and newly established PIN Cotton Fite Award. EPF established the Sayre award in 1979 ...
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EPF Responds to Texas Church Shootings

EPF Responds to Texas Church Shootings

Episcopal Peace Fellowship calls upon its members to demand state and federal legislators stand up to the gun lobby and vote to make this country a safer place to live ...
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Lutherans, Catholics, Methodists, Reformed and Anglicans ‘drawn into deeper communion’

Lutherans, Catholics, Methodists, Reformed and Anglicans ‘drawn into deeper communion’

[Anglican Communion News Service] An agreement between the Lutheran and Roman Catholic Churches, which settled one of the historic disagreements at the centre of the Reformation, was the focus of a ...
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Anglican Communion appoints director for theological education

Anglican Communion appoints director for theological education

[Anglican Communion News Service] The vice principal of St. Hild College in Mirfield, West Yorkshire, the Rev. Stephen Spencer, has been appointed as director for theological education in the Anglican Communion ...
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Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby’s pain at broken communion

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby’s pain at broken communion

[Anglican Communion News Service] The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has spoken of the pain caused by the broken communion between Christians brought about as a result of the Protestant Reformation ...
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‘Fantabulous’ news as West Yorkshire church re-opens two years after flood

‘Fantabulous’ news as West Yorkshire church re-opens two years after flood

[Anglican Communion News Service] A church in West Yorkshire is to be rededicated by the archbishop of York, John Sentamu, next weekend, almost two years after it was severely damaged after ...
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Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi installed as director of Anglican Centre in Rome

Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi installed as director of Anglican Centre in Rome

[Anglican Communion News Service] The former primate of Burundi, Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi, has been installed in his combined role director of the Anglican Centre in Rome and the archbishop of Canterbury’s ...
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Church Pension Group’s ‘centennial conversations’ begin dialogue

Church Pension Group’s ‘centennial conversations’ begin dialogue

[Episcopal News Service – New York, New York] The implications of declines in church-going and the aging trend of people who do go to church do not all have to ...
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How these Episcopal churches handle Halloween

How these Episcopal churches handle Halloween

The placement of multicolored decor, photos, mementos and skulls on the altar at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena, California, is part of the congregation’s Nov. 2 event to honor ...
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After 174-year wait, cathedral prepares for consecration in Auckland, New Zealand

After 174-year wait, cathedral prepares for consecration in Auckland, New Zealand

[Anglican Communion News Service] In 1843, the first Bishop of New Zealand, George Augustus Selwyn, purchased land for a cathedral in Auckland, On Oct. 28 – 174 years later – the ...
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Pakistan politician speaking at Anglican event rejects treating non-Muslims as minorities

Pakistan politician speaking at Anglican event rejects treating non-Muslims as minorities

[Anglican Communion News Service] The leader of Pakistan’s Jamat-e-Islami political party, Senator Siraj ul Haq, has said that non-Muslims should not be referred to as minorities or put into an inferiority ...
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NYC grassroots racial reform network lives out ‘Beloved Community’ mission

NYC grassroots racial reform network lives out ‘Beloved Community’ mission

Rahson Johnson (right), a member of the Circles of Support advisory board, spoke to the crowd as moderator Dawn Jewel Fraser (left) listened at the Fit the Description interactive film ...
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