Amy Sowder

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Amy Sowder is a special correspondent for the Episcopal News Service and a freelance writer and editor based in Brooklyn. She can be reached at amysowderepiscopalnews@gmail.com. @AmySowder

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September 7, 2017

Christ Church in Frederica, Georgia, on St. Simons Island, stands boarded up and ready for Irma. Volunteers wrote scripture verses on some of the boards. Photo: Frank Logue [Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Jim Shevlin looked down...

September 6, 2017

Several churches including Trinity by the Sea, businesses and other organizations in Port Aransas, Texas, can no longer take unsolicited donations because there is no clean, secure space for storage. A group left these donations when...

August 31, 2017

Volunteers at Trinity by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Port Aransas, Texas, sort donations on Aug. 31. The church is serving as a staging ground for recovery workers in the town that is near where Hurricane Harvey made landfall. Photo:...

August 29, 2017

There’s debris in the yard but it’s getting cleaned up and Episcopalians at Trinity by the Sea in Port Aransas, Texas, are mobilizing to clean up their community as well. Photo: James Derkits and Trinity by the Sea via Facebook [...

August 27, 2017

  Interstate highway 45 is submerged during widespread flooding Aug. 28 in Houston. Photo: REUTERS/Richard Carson [Episcopal News Service] As Hurricane Harvey stalled over the Houston area causing catastrophic and deadly...

August 24, 2017

  Besides Ye Win’s starring role, all the Karen parishioners in “All Saints” were real parishioners at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Smyrna, Tennessee. Photo: “All Saints” via Facebook [Episcopal News Service] After a...

August 23, 2017

At an Aug. 17 press conference at Holyrood Episcopal Church, Iglesias Santa Cruz in New York, Guatemalan mother Amanda Morales Guerra, an unauthorized migrant, stands next to her three children, Dulce, Daniela and David. She announced...

August 17, 2017

Claire Hitchins tends the food garden that supplements the diet of those living at the Charis Intentional Community, a mission of Grace Church, Red Hill, southwest of Charlottesville, Virginia. Photo: Eze Amos/For Episcopal News Service...

August 15, 2017

Crew working with the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island saw into one of the plaques commemorating Robert E. Lee. Photo: Episcopal Diocese of Long Island. [Episcopal News Service] A work crew sawed off two Robert E. Lee plaques from a...

May 23, 2016

Marchers carried banners, flags, and noisemakers as they chanted and crossed the Brooklyn Bridge into Manhattan May 21 on Day 7 of the 18-day Farmworkers March for Justice event, spearheaded by Rural & Migrant Ministry. Photo: Amy...

October 15, 2014

The Rev. Paul-Gordon Chandler, president and founder of CARAVAN, an interfaith nonprofit organization that unites cultures and creeds of the West and Middle East through the arts, stands next to an art piece by Mahmoud Hamdy in the 2014...

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