Episcopal Relief & Development

Episcopal Relief & Development is an effective, reliable, and vital ministry of the Episcopal Church in communities around the world. It provides emergency assistance in times of disaster, rebuilds devastated communities after the immediate crisis is over, and offers long-term solutions to help people sustain safer, healthier, and more productive lives.

Articles

July 30, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The action of General Convention can feel frenetic in a parliamentary sort of way and, when the Episcopal Church met in Austin earlier this month, Episcopal Relief & Development offered an antidote.

The organization’s booth, which was front and center...

July 19, 2018

Jonah Eggleston’s donation to volcano relief efforts from his “giving jar” has inspired other Episcopalians in Hawaii to show their support. Photo courtesy of St. James’ Church

[Episcopal News Service] Relief efforts still are underway in Hawaii more than two...

May 14, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church of Burundi has been training farmers to improve rice yields as part of efforts to combat food insecurity in the country. The two-year project has been run in partnership with Episcopal Relief & Development, the overseas development...

May 9, 2018

The Episcopal Asset Map an online platform showing the location and ministries of Episcopal churches, schools and other communities, has been revamped and refreshed with more-detailed information, easier access and ease of navigation.

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, in a video available...

April 19, 2018

Door of Return: Racial Truth and Reconciliation Pilgrimage to Ghana is a series of three powerful, short films and discussion tools that open conversation about race, faith and the path toward healing.

The videos were filmed during a pilgrimage led by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and...

February 28, 2018

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry greets parishioners after the Holy Eucharist service at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Rockport. Photo: Episcopal News Service/Mike Patterson

[Episcopal News Service – Corpus Christi, Texas] When the Rev. Jim Friedel, rector of St...

January 29, 2018

Emmanuel Ortiz-Nazario and Cristalimar Torres-Rodríguez pose with their son and daughter in front of the National Museum of Natural History during their visit to Washington, D.C., so Ortiz-Nazario can attend President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech. Photo:...

January 25, 2018

Rob Radtke, Episcopal Relief & Development president, listens to Diocese Puerto Rico Bishop Rafael Morales, left, and Jesus Cruz Correa, Episcopal Hospital San Lucas medical director, explain their approach to helping islanders after Hurricane Maria. Photo: David...

January 24, 2018

The Rev. Aimee Eyer-Delevett, second from right, rector of All Saints-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Montecito, California, chats with parishioners Jan. 14 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Santa Barbara, where members of both congregations worshiped while All Saints was...

January 2, 2018

Brian Sellers-Petersen works in a garden in the spring 2016. He’s retiring from Episcopal Relief & Development to continue his food and faith ministry in other ways. Photo: Kevin C. Johnson/St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle

[Episcopal News Service] As 2017 came...

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'I look at this as a baptism,' writes Bishop Jean Zaché Duracin of Haiti in a reflection in Epis

For Christmas this year, considering giving a goat. Or a flock of chickens.

The Presiding Bishop has designated February 10 as Episcopal Relief and Development Sunday.

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