Disaster Response


February 12, 2008

The Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi, during its 181st Annual Council January 25-27 at the Natchez Convention Center, heard its bishop Duncan M. Gray III call for the diocese to move from change to transformation two and a half years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the region.


July 9, 2007

John Sentamu, Archbishop of York, July 10 joined the Prince of Wales in supporting an appeal fund for British farmers hit by recent floods.

The two asked that contributions be made through the ARC-Addington Fund, which was originally launched in 2001 to help those farmers who were...

May 6, 2007

Government and secular agencies have teamed with churches in flood-ravaged areas so affected residents can secure relief. Episcopal churches in two of the most distressed areas have responded by offering their space for social service agencies.

On April 15, a devastating storm left...

October 6, 2004

Griswold begins visit to Southwest Florida, Central Gulf Coast dioceses

From Staff Reports

With relief work continuing after recent hurricanes, residents of the Diocese of Southwest Florida and the Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast will receive first-hand encouragement in their...

September 19, 2004

By the time Ivan reached the 14 eastern and northeastern Pennsylvania counties of the Diocese of Bethlehem, its wind had decreased. The onetime hurricane dumped an unusual amount of water, however, that flooded several rivers and streams and submerged the undercroft and six to eight inches of...