The Trump administration regularly announces new policies related to national security. This edition will help religion reporters keep up.
Lacy Broemel is a refugee and immigration policy analyst for the Episcopal Church’s Office of Government Relations. Contact her through the denomination’s website.
Children should feature in more than just vacation Bible school stories. Here are some unique, kid-focused article ideas.
The Rev. Cheryl V. Minor is director of the Center for the Theology of Childhood at the Godly Play Foundation, which trains congregations on childhood spiritual formation. She also serves as co-rector of All Saints’ Church in Belmont, Mass.
Faith groups have played an important role in marijuana policy debates in the United States and around the world.
The Right Rev. Scott Hayashi is the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Utah. He supports medical marijuana but advocated against Utah’s 2018 ballot initiative because of concerns about its structure.
Anna Jane Joyner serves as campaign coordinator for the Western North Carolina Alliance, which works to protect the state’s natural resources. She’s also co-host of No Place Like Home, a podcast on climate change. Joyner’s father is an evangelical Christian minister and she’s spoken often about what it’s like to reject her family’s environmental beliefs. […]
Kira Schlesinger is a priest at Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Lebanon, Tenn., and author of Pro-Choice and Christian: Reconciling Faith, Politics and Justice. She wrote about sexual harassment in the church after the Harvey Weinstein accusations were published.
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Dorchester, Mass., is a member of its local sanctuary movement group and is hosting an undocumented immigrant. The Rev. Edwin Johnson is the lead pastor and Savannah Hauge is the church’s sanctuary coordinator.