Water is a Human Right

  Hello Friends, There has been a lot of media coverage over the past couple of years, related to the topic of access to safe drinking water, especially for the poor among us. In addition, there has been much written and televised about water shutoffs, especially in the city of Detroit, over the issue of … Continue reading Water is a Human Right

Supporting Transgender Access

Hello Friends, There has been a lot of media coverage lately, about proposals for and pending legislation to restrict the rights of transgender individuals. According to the Human Rights Campaign, at least 117 bills have been introduced in the current legislative session that target the transgender community, a record-breaking year for this type of legislation.  … Continue reading Supporting Transgender Access

Affirming United Nations

Resolution # A039: Affirm the Work of the Episcopal Church at the United Nations RESOLUTION TEXT Resolved, the House of _______ concurring, That the 79th General Convention and the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society of the Episcopal Church rejoice together in being granted Economic and Social Council consultative status at the United Nations; and be … Continue reading Affirming United Nations

Family Leave Policies

Hello Friends, It is not hard to believe that a hot topic of discussion in some quarters is that of ‘Family Leave Policies’. In 1993, Congress passed the Family Medical Leave Act, that entitled eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job protected leave for specified family and medical reasons, for a period of … Continue reading Family Leave Policies

Concurrent Epidemics

Hello Friends, It is hard to believe that we are at the one-year anniversary of the emergence of a health issue that has consumed so many of our lives, and sadly, taken some. It was a little over a year ago that we first started hearing of Covid-19, and in mid-March 2020, businesses, schools, churches, … Continue reading Concurrent Epidemics

2020 Alphabetically

Greetings, Friends, In 2020, we have heard sermons about … A global pandemic, “Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.”, Galatians 6v2 Coronavirus and how to curb the rise, Disappointed church members, Enthusiastic choirs eager to sing, First we pray, Gather not today, Help us choose words that will best reach … Continue reading 2020 Alphabetically