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Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014

Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday 2014

February 11, 2014 Economic empowerment, especially for women, is Episcopal Relief & Development’s Lenten theme for 2014. Congregations throughout The Episcopal Church will observe Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday on March 9, the first Sunday in Lent, with sermons, prayers, adult forums and children

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Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014

Responding Ecumenically to Crisis in Iraq

Episcopal Relief & Development is responding ecumenically to the current crisis in Iraq through the ACT Alliance, in support of Christian Aid UK’s relief activities. 9/5: Focusing on Suleymaniyah and Erbil Governorates 8/18: Responding Ecumenically through ACT Alliance and Christian Aid UK September 5, 2014 

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Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014

2013 Matching Gift Challenge Benefits Programs Worldwide

February 20, 2014 A generous pledge of $500,000 in matching funds from a group of committed Episcopal Relief & Development donors led to an overwhelming response during the 2013 Matching Gift Challenge.  Inspired by the agency’s mission and moved to action by the opportunity to have gifts matched dollar-for-

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Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014

Partners in the Philippines Respond to Super Typhoon Hagupit/Ruby

Episcopal Relief & Development is in contact with the Episcopal Church in the Philippines and its relief and development arm, E-CARE, in support of their response to Typhoon Hagupit/Ruby.  The storm made landfall near Dolores, Eastern Samar, on the night of December 6. 12/15: Update from ECP; Relief Trucks Headed to

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Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014

Partners in Philippines Respond Ecumenically to Super Typhoon Haiyan

On the morning of November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the central Philippines, causing widespread damage and knocking out power and communications lines.  The Episcopal Church in the Philippines (ECP) has completed the initial relief phase of its response to Typhoon Haiyan – known locally as 

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Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014

Church’s Typhoon Response Builds Resilience, Boosts Economy

March 4, 2014 The Episcopal Church in the Philippines (ECP) has completed the initial relief phase of its response to Typhoon Haiyan – known locally as Yolanda – and will continue to assist impacted communities in rebuilding homes and rehabilitating livelihoods.  Episcopal Relief & Development supplied 

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