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2015 Lenten Resources

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We invite you to commemorate Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday on the first Sunday in Lent, February 22, 2015, or another convenient date during the Lenten season.

To help your congregation prepare for this special Sunday and for the Lenten journey, we encourage you to order the 2015 Lenten Meditations guide. Available in English and Spanish, this year’s devotional focuses on creating economic opportunities and strengthening communities, with a particular focus on empowering women. The daily readings are co-authored by a group of leaders from across the Anglican Communion, who bring a range of perspectives as they reflect on Scripture and other sources of spiritual wisdom. 

The devotionals are available in English and Spanish from Episcopal Media Center (EMC). Additional Lenten resources are also available (see below). All materials are free; a minimal fee will be charged for shipping and handling. Large orders or overnight and second-day delivery will incur additional shipping costs.

To place orders, call EMC toll free at 1.866.937.2772, visit the online Episcopal Marketplace or click on the resources below. Materials must be ordered by February 11 to ensure they will arrive in time for Ash Wednesday, February 18. 

Learn more about how to hold an Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday and find additional ideas and resources for planning your event.


2015 Lenten Meditations

This year’s devotional focuses on creating economic opportunities and strengthening communities, with a particular focus on empowering women.

Order in packs of 25.

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Downloadable version



Meditaciones para la Cuaresma 2015

El devocional de este año se centra en la creación de oportunidades económicas y el fortalecimiento de las comunidades con una concentración particular en el empoderamiento de las mujeres.

Incluido en paquetes de 25.

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Devocional en Español (versiones descargables)



Bulletin Insert (downloadable)

This insert can be copied and included in service leaflets, providing your congregation with an opportunity to respond to people who are suffering.

        Half page version
        Full page version

Boletín anexo en Español (descargable)
        Versión con 2 páginas en 1 sola hoja
        Versión de una sola página


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75th Anniversary Hope Chest

Help us celebrate Episcopal Relief & Development's 75 years of healing a hurting world. Individuals or congregations can use these colorful boxes for offerings designated to Episcopal Relief & Development. 5" x 11"; fold to assemble.
Order in packs of 20.     60-0506PK20

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         prayer card

Prayer Card

This prayer by the late Rt. Rev. Robert
Gould Tharp, former Chairman of Episcopal
Relief & Development’s Board, will inspire your congregation to pray for those in poverty worldwide.
Order in packs of 10.     60-0210PK10

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Pew Envelopes

These envelopes can be used to collect offerings designated for Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday. 
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Congregations will be reminded to pray for and support people who are facing hunger and poverty. 
Order in packs of 25.     

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