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Recent Mass Shootings - Ways You Can Act

A Pastoral Message

Read "A Pastoral Message" from the Reverend Ollie V. Rencher, Rector, in the wake of all and recent mass shootings by following this link.

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Find legislators: wapp.capitol.tn.gov/Apps/fmlv3/districts.aspx

Tennessee senators (with contact info): www.senate.gov/states/TN/intro.htm

Advocacy resources, action alerts, church positions on gun safety and gun reform, and more: episcopalchurch.org/ogr/resources-to-respond-to-gun-violence/

Further Advocacy

The Episcopal Office of Government Relations

 

ways to give to Buffalo, NY Victims

On May 14, 2022, the Buffalo community suffered a devastating act of violence when a gunman opened fire at the Tops Friendly Market on Jefferson Avenue, killing ten people and wounding three. Many have asked how to help. In partnership with Tops, the National Compassion Fund has established the Buffalo 5/14 Survivors Fund to provide direct financial assistance to the survivors of the deceased and those directly affected by this tragedy.

You can donate online here.

waYs to give to Uvalde, TX Victims

The Episcopal Diocese of West Texas invites congregations to collect a special offering to benefit individuals and families affected by this tragedy. Donations sent to the diocesan office will be given to St. Philip's Church in Uvalde to disperse as needed for the relief and healing of individuals and their community.

Checks can be mailed to:
Episcopal Diocese of West Texas
111 Torcido Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78209
You can donate online here.

Posted by Lucy Anne Owens at 16:32