Faith + Citizenship
In our baptismal covenant, we promise to “seek and serve Christ in all persons” and to “strive for justice and peace.”
The Bible calls us to “speak up for those who cannot” and “defend the right of the poor and needy”Proverbs 31:8-9
As seekers of justice, we answer this call through public policy advocacy. It takes us beyond the traditional avenues of Christian charity to the work of justice – changing the systems that necessitate charity.
Members of Congress want to hear from you – their constituents – about issues that are important to you.
Use this link to find contact information your state and national elected officials. The Office of Government Relations represents the policy priorities of the Episcopal Church to the U.S. government in Washington, D.C. Read this Guide to Effective Advocacy for Episcopalians. Find links to Take Action now on specific policy issues here.