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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April 21, 2016

[Episcopal Relief & Development] Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting local church partners in Texas, Ecuador and Japan as they respond to recent disasters. Throughout, local churches are reaching out in their communities to assess needs and accompany people as they...

April 7, 2016

[Episcopal Relief & Development] Episcopal Relief & Development, the Anglican Diocese of Angola (IAA) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have launched a three-year program in rural Angola to improve water and sanitation at the community level....

March 31, 2016

Registration is now open for Called to Transformation, an Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) facilitator formation workshop, June 13-16 at the Dumas Bay Center near Seattle, WA.

Called to Transformation is a partnership between The Episcopal Church and Episcopal Relief &...

March 30, 2016

Six-year old Ibrahim is concentrating on his fingers. Legs tucked under his chair, he imitates his teacher who is showing the boy how to make words with his hands. As part of his sign language lesson, Ibrahim’s eager brown eyes bounce from teacher to book to hands and back again. He sits...

March 17, 2016

[Episcopal Relief & Development press release] Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the response efforts of the Episcopal dioceses of Louisiana and Western Louisiana following storms that knocked out power and caused widespread flooding across the state. Both...

March 2, 2016

[Episcopal Relief & Development press release] Thanks to the generous support and coordinated efforts of thousands of Episcopalians and friends, Episcopal Relief & Development’s 75th Anniversary Celebration exceeded its goals for fundraising and engagement throughout the Church...

February 11, 2016

By: The Public Affairs Office

Four Called to Transformation Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) facilitator formation workshops have been slated for 2016: April 18-21, Solomon Episcopal Conference Center, New Orleans, LA; June 13-16, Dumas Bay Center Seattle, WA; August 8-11, Nashotah House, Milwaukee, WI; and...

February 2, 2016

By: The Public Affairs Office

The holy season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 10, and continues to the festive day of Easter on March 27. Resources for Lent 2016 from the Episcopal Church will be available here and include a wide array of prayers, reflections, links, videos, social media, bulletin inserts, and...

January 21, 2016

[Episcopal Relief & Development] The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church, invites all Episcopalians to join in observing Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday on February 14, the first Sunday in Lent.

“I urge all congregations...

January 20, 2016

[Episcopal Relief & Development] Episcopal Relief & Development is working with local organizations as well as Anglican Communion and ecumenical agencies to provide assistance in Syria and in Europe to people fleeing ongoing violence.

Within Syria, the organization...

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