Standing with Standing Rock taught Episcopalians about solidarity

Lessons range from theological to nitty-gritty and logistical

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. John Floberg has more than 3,000 pounds of flour in his garage. Depending on your point of view, the bags symbolize either the Episcopal Church’s mission and ministry or the law of unintended consequences, or both. Floberg, priest-in-charge of Episcopal congregations on the North Dakota side of the Standing Rock […]

El respaldo a Roca Enhiesta le enseñó solidaridad a los episcopales

Las lecciones van desde lo teológico hasta lo esencial y lo logístico

[Episcopal News Service] El Rdo. John Floberg tiene más de 3.000 libras de harina en su garaje. Dependiendo del punto de vista, las bolsas simbolizan o bien la misión y el ministerio de la Iglesia Episcopal o la ley de consecuencias imprevistas, o ambas cosas. Floberg, sacerdote encargado de las congregaciones episcopales del lado de Dakota […]

Water: Common good or commodity?

Trinity Institute 2017

[Episcopal News Service] The demand for water is expected to increase 55 percent by 2030 and at the same time global water resources may only meet 60 percent of the world’s needs. “Africa, India, the Middle East and Australia already are in crisis,” said Maude Barlow, a former United Nations senior advisor on water, and […]

Episcopalians join ‘Native Nations’ to protest pipeline in nation’s capital

Protesters, allies take to the cold streets for rowdy, peaceful protest

Editor’s note: A photo gallery is here. [Episcopal News Service – Washington, D.C.] Episcopalians and other people of faith who marched through a cold rain here March 10 in the Native Nations Rise demonstration and rally did so as part of a traditional pattern of prayer, then action. North Dakota Bishop Michael Smith opened a […]

Scenes: Episcopalians join Native Nations Rise march and rally

[Episcopal News Service — Washington, D.C.] The Episcopal Church has advocated with the Sioux Nation against the Dakota Access Pipeline’s route since summer 2016.  A number of lay and ordained Episcopalians came to Washington, D.C., for all or part of the March 7-10 Native Nations Rise events. Below are some scenes from the March 9 “Standing […]

À Washington, les épiscopaliens rejoignent les « Nations amérindiennes » pour manifester contre l’oléoduc

[Episcopal News Service – Washington DC] Les épiscopaliens et d’autres croyants ont défilé sous une pluie froide ici le 10 mars dans le cadre de la manifestation et du rassemblement « Native Nations Rise », suivant un schéma traditionnel de prière suivie d’action. Michael Smith, l’Évêque du Dakota du Nord, a commencé par un service religieux de près […]

Episcopales se suman a la marcha de las  ‘naciones nativas’ que protestan contra el oleoducto en la capital del país

Manifestantes y aliados toman las frías calles para una manifestación bulliciosa y pacífica

Nota de la redacción: Hay una galería de fotos aquí. [Episcopal News Service – Washington, D.C.] Episcopales y otras personas que desfilaron aquí el 10 de marzo, en medio de la lluvia helada, en la marcha y concentración de las Naciones Nativas en Pie, lo hicieron siguiendo el patrón tradicional de primero la oración y luego […]

An Evening of Prayer in support of “Standing as Stone”: indigenous nations and allies to gather at Washington National Cathedral

Join in person or via livestream from the cathedral

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] On Thursday, March 9, the Episcopal Church will sponsor an interfaith prayer service on the eve of the Rise with Standing Rock: Native Nations March on Washington. All are invited to join An Evening Of Prayer in support of “Standing as Stone”: Indigenous Nations and Allies Gather […]

Standing Rock camps face another deadline due to melting snow, changing tactics

Local Episcopalians join tribe's call for march on Washington, D.C. next month

[Episcopal News Service] Standing alongside the road in Solen, North Dakota, Feb. 17 and looking out over the Cannonball River, the Rev. John Floberg declared the weather too hot. “It’s 43 degrees,” he said during a telephone interview, as a car sped by at midmorning. The day before the temperature was above 50. Weather like […]

El Consejo Ejecutivo de la Iglesia Episcopal reafirma su solidaridad con Roca Enhiesta

Los miembros instan a los episcopales a participar en la marcha del 10 de marzo en Washington

[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] El  Consejo Ejecutivo de la Iglesia episcopal, en el último día de su reunión aquí del 5 al 8 de febrero, reafirmó su solidaridad con la Nación Sioux de Roca Enhiesta [Standing Rock]. Los miembros del Consejo dijeron que la Iglesia se compromete a “seguir respaldando la acción y el […]