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.

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September 19, 2017

[Episcopal Relief & Development] Episcopal Relief & Development is providing emergency assistance in affected dioceses in Georgia and Florida, while continuing to support partners in the Caribbean in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

Hurricane Irma, a Category 4 storm and...

September 17, 2017

Diocese of Texas Assistant Bishop Hector Monterroso joins members of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Waco, on Sept. 16 as they help a family from Holy Spirit Episcopal Church in Houston. Photo: Episcopal Diocese of Texas

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] As the Diocese of Texas continues an...

September 14, 2017

Storm damage is seen from the air Sept. 11 after Hurricane Irma passed Tortola, in the British Virgin Islands. Photo: Capt. George Eatwell, RM/Ministry of Defence handout via Reuters

[Episcopal News Service] Yvonne O’Neal believes that she crossed paths with more than one angel in the...

September 14, 2017

Episcopal Relief & Development is helping Puerto Ricans after Hurricane Irma. Photo: Episcopal Relief & Development

[Episcopal Relief & Development] Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting emergency relief efforts in Culebra and Vieques, two islands in...

September 12, 2017

“It may be that we cannot solve everything, and we cannot do everything. But we can do something, no matter what,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry offers in a reflection.

A video of the Presiding Bishop’s reflection here 

The Presiding Bishop’s...

September 12, 2017

“Quizás no podamos solucionarlo todo, ni podamos hacerlo todo. Pero, pase lo que pase, algo podemos hacer”. Reflexión que nos ofrece Michael B. Curry, Obispo Presidente y Primado de la Iglesia Episcopal.

Video sobre la reflexión el Obispo Presidente 

A continuación compartimos la...

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 they were told they were creating chaos on the corner. Photo...

September 6, 2017

[Episcopal Relief & Development] Hurricane Harvey, the first major storm of the 2017 hurricane season, caused heavy rain and catastrophic flooding as it hovered over Houston, Galveston and other parts of Texas and Louisiana in late August. More than 60 deaths have been...

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: Jennifer Wickham via Facebook

[Episcopal News...

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

[Episcopal News Service] Robert Jordan, senior warden of...

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