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Thursday, Jan 14, 2010

Episcopal Relief & Development Coordinates Initial Haiti Disaster Response

January 14, 2010 In the wake of the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12, Episcopal Relief & Development has reached out to its Haitian partners to coordinate a response. Recent estimates indicate that Tuesday’s devastating quake has affected one in three Haitians, roughly three million people. 

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Wednesday, Jan 13, 2010

Episcopal Relief & Development Responds to Devastating Earthquake in Haiti

January 13, 2010 Shortly before sundown on Tuesday, January 12, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti. The quake was centered about ten miles west of Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince. At least 28 aftershocks of magnitude 4.0 or greater shook the country in the hours immediately following the quake.  Episcopal Relief 

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Tuesday, Jan 12, 2010

Input Sought for the Proposed Global Anglican Relief and Development Alliance (GARDA)

January 12, 2010 Episcopal Relief & Development is taking the lead in drafting a response to the proposed Global Anglican Relief and Development Alliance (GARDA) on behalf of the Episcopal Church. The Alliance grew out of a desire expressed by the Bishops of the Communion at the 2008 Lambeth Conference to enhance

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Monday, Jan 11, 2010

Episcopal Relief & Development’s Lenten Devotional Available Now

January 11, 2010 Episcopal Relief & Development is pleased to announce the publication of the 2010 Lenten Meditations booklet. Written and designed by Sister Claire Joy of the Community of the Holy Spirit in New York, the devotional features daily readings with the theme “Healing ourselves and a hurting world

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Thursday, Jan 07, 2010

Celebrating the Accomplishments of 2009

January 7, 2010 As 2010 begins, Episcopal Relief & Development would like to express thanks for the generosity of Episcopalians in 2009. Looking back on a challenging year, it is important to recognize and celebrate the many triumphs made possible by the continued support of the Episcopal Church. Two of this year

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Monday, Jan 04, 2010

Episcopal Relief & Development Welcomes New Board Members

January 4, 2010 Episcopal Relief & Development is pleased to announce the election of three new members to the Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2010.  Pearl Chin from Province II, Diocese of New York; Sharon Hilpert from Provinces V and VIII, Dioceses of Wyoming and California; and Tucker Moodey from Province

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