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January 17, 2019 | by Janine Schenone

Advocacy seeks to heal and transform society through long-lasting changes. Two recent advocacy actions in California and San Diego seek to improves the lives of asylum seekers. Last month, the Episcopal Public Policy Network (EPPN) of California issued a statement calling for the compassionate care of asylum seekers and other refugees in our state. This […]

November 27, 2018 | by Katharine Jefferts Schori

Advent is coming… soon and very soon! I have been struck this year by the wide range of possibilities to help all of us prepare. Augsburg Fortress offered a deck of cards with daily activities for all. Families Celebrate is portable, meant for use with children under 12, and continues through the feast of Epiphany. The […]

May 3, 2018 | by Katharine Jefferts Schori

A member of the clergy in another diocese has written me about discerning whether to submit an application for bishop – also in another diocese.  This priest alleges that “church culture” generally assumes that the bishop’s task is to keep the institution going, and that the vows of clergy are about maintaining the structure.  This […]

May 5, 2017 | by Hannah Wilder

SOLACE is an interfaith detention center visitation program that supports immigrants and asylum seekers held in immigration detention, tells their stories, and advocates for more humane immigration policies. SOLACE volunteers provide a caring and compassionate presence and affirm the humanity and value of people held in detention. Why Visit? Visiting asylum seekers and immigrants detained […]