Death Penalty

Death Penalty

Accessing “Advocacy Tools for Loving Your Neighbor”

July 15th, 2020|

Our thoughts and prayers inform our actions.  An online training event hosted jointly by the Episcopal Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, "Advocacy Tools for Loving Your Neighbor",  was held July 9. Both Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton, plus advocacy leaders from both denominations, participated

ELCA Releases First Draft of Social Message on Government and Civic Engagement: Discipleship in a Democracy

March 26th, 2020|

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in American (ELCA) has shared The First Draft of the Social Message on Government and Civic Engagement: Discipleship in a Democracy. The development of this message on government, civic engagement, the relationship of church and state and related matters, was called for by the 2019 ELCA

New Resource Available – “The Forgotten Luther II: Reclaiming the Church’s Public Witness”

June 12th, 2019|

In this critical time in history, "The Forgotten Luther II: Reclaiming the Church's Public Witness", this volume argues that what is urgently needed is a cogent, clear, biblically based and theologically grounded rationale for the manner in which the church speaks and acts in the political arena. Lured at times

Joint State Government Commission Issues Report on Death Penalty

June 26th, 2018|

A long-awaited report on a study of the death penalty suggests a number of changes to the way Pennsylvania handles its capital-punishment cases, including a state-funded agency to defend those charged in capital cases and a transparent and humane process for lethal injection. The Joint State Government Commission was tasked

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