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T-6 hours to go!

Convention is rapidly winding down. As of press time, there are about 138 resolutions left to go! In the end, there were just over 500 resolutions brought to General Convention ...
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Last Days of Convention

I am getting ready to board a plane that takes me back to Virginia. The time spent working with EPF over the past few weeks has been life changing. I ...
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Israel-Palestine Issues at Convention

One of the main issues I’ve been tracking at General Convention is the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.  I testified at the hearing on Israel-Palestine issues and have attended both informal talks and ...
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FROM ¡CUBA SI! to ¡CUBA AHORA!

FROM ¡CUBA SI! to ¡CUBA AHORA! From Isolation to Communion A joint blog by Cody Maynus (Episcopal Peace Fellowship) and the Rev. Rena Turnham (Deputy, Minnesota)  Now the whole group ...
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One week In

Within the past few days here a lot has happened. On Saturday morning I testified three times on policy regarding migrant children and their families. These issues are the primary ...
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General Convention Day Four

Or at least I think it’s day four. It’s hard to tell. While I have in fact been outside (between the Austin Theological Seminary, where we’re staying and the Convention ...
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Katrina’s Blog Post

July 5, 2018 Today was the first “official” day of Convention, despite the fact that we’ve been here three days now. I’m still learning my way around how Convention works ...
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General Convention Day 3

It’s hard to believe we are already at the end of day three here at General Convention. Many of my peers within the Young Adult Delegation have been testifying and ...
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Thoughts on Convention

This is my 3rd General Convention. I feel like I’m almost an old pro. But this convention feels different than others. Perhaps its the fact that it is held in ...
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General Convention Day 1

Greetings from Austin, TX and the Episcopal Peace Fellowship 2018 General Convention Young Adult Delegation! The Episcopal Peace Fellowship has a long and rich history of helping Episcopalians and all ...
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So you heard about Standing Rock…

So you heard about Standing Rock… What did you hear? Where did you hear it? Social Media, private Security Forces, Local News Outlets, National News including Networks, and first person ...
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St. John the Divine Calls Bp. Daniel

The R. Rev. Andrew M.L. Dietsche writes about the calling of Rt. Rev. Clifton “Dan” Daniel III as 10th dean of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine after his ...
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Church Seeks New Canon for PB

The church is accepting applications for the position of canon to the presiding bishop for ministry within the Episcopal Church. The canon is a visionary leader, senior member of the ...
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Is GAFCON in Kenya’s Future?

GAFCON’s New Synod GAFCON 2018 will include the first gathering of the movement’s synod. GAFCON has previously been led by a primatial council consisting of the leaders of its provinces ...
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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

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

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

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5bczaS_8Ys?feature=oembed&w=960&h=720] 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 ...
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Join EPF’s Young Adult Delegation, an invitation from Allison Liles

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85NG3OdO-bw?feature=oembed&w=960&h=720] 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 ...
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