13 Blogs tagged as Guns

Dec
11
2014
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
Today begins the Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Weekend. I hope we can all agree that we are against gun violence, despite the many conflicting opinions about the presence of guns in our society. If you are still seeking additional prayers for this weekend, I direct you to the resources at MarchSabbath.org.
Oct
07
2014
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/signs-from-the-times">Signs From The Times</a></h1>
Bishop Fisher calls gun violence a public health crisis: “Stop the Violence. We have kids here. Think before you shoot.” Those words are on a handmade sign on the front door of a home in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Jul
10
2014
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/deadly-language">Deadly Language</a></h1>
As Christians, we may disagree about the strategies our communities adopt to address violence. However, what is not up for debate is our basic responsibility as Christians when we participate in these discussions and listen to others.
Jun
03
2014
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/join-me-in-the-notonemore-campaign">Join me in the #NotOneMore campaign!</a></h1>
Matthew Ellis calls on Episcopalians to join him in the #NotOneMore campaign calling for an end to gun violence.
Apr
25
2014
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/remarks-at-moms-demand-action-for-gun-sense-in-america-press-conference">Remarks at Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America Press Conference</a></h1>
As an active member of Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence, I was put in touch with the leaders of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and invited to speak at their press conference. I was one of six speakers; others included victims and parents of shootings, including parents from Newtown, CT and Aurora, CO.
Mar
13
2014
by Sue Hacker Nelson   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/2014-national-gun-violence-sabbath-weekend-is-march-13-16">2014 National Gun Violence Sabbath Weekend is March 13-16</a></h1>
The weekend will include events from coast to coast, including a centerpiece kickoff event at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. on the evening of Thursday, March 13 which will be live-streamed!
tags Guns
Jan
23
2014
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/gun-violence-prevention-sabbath-weekend-march">Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Weekend March 13-16</a></h1>
We are just days away from the National Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Weekend (March 13-16). More than a thousand congregations have signed up to participate over three days of worship, reflection, education and action. If you haven’t yet pledged to participate, please consider doing so. It’s not too late!
tags Guns
Dec
09
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
A year after the tragic mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, national religious leaders sent a letter today to Congress, calling for urgent action to respond to the gun violence crisis in our country.
Aug
16
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
Each week, we highlight stories from our newsfeed on Prismatic. No account is required to see what we think is worth reading, so visit our profile often! We update it daily so there is usually something new to check out. Here is a sample of what we liked this week.
Aug
12
2013
by Matthew Ellis   |   comments
<h1><a href="/blog/guns-in-churches">Guns in Churches?</a></h1>
A recent article highlighted the debate over guns in churches. The Episcopal Church spoke on this issue at the 2012 General Convention. What did we say?
tags Guns