2013 Press Releases

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Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013

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September 24, 2013 Episcopal Relief & Development offers prayers and condolences after the horrible attack on the compound of All Saints Church in the Diocese of Peshawar. According to recent reports, at least 80 people have died and hundreds more have been injured in Pakistan.  Our program staff has reached out to 

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Monday, Sep 16, 2013

Anglican Alliance Announces New Executive Directors

September 16, 2013 The Most Rev. Albert Chama, Archbishop of Central Africa and Chair of the Anglican Alliance, has announced the appointment of the Rev. Rachel Carnegie and the Rev. Andrew Bowerman as the agency’s new executive directors. The Anglican Alliance is a coordinating body of relief and development organization

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Thursday, Sep 12, 2013

Episcopal Relief & Development Responds to Crisis in Syria

September 12, 2013 Episcopal Relief & Development is responding to the ongoing crisis in Syria through two local partners, the Holy Land Institute for the Deaf (HLID) in Jordan and the Lebanon-based Fellowship of Middle East Evangelical Churches (FMEEC) in Syria itself.  FMEEC aims to assist at least 50 families in the

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Monday, Jun 24, 2013

Episcopal Relief & Development Expands Engagement Team to Reach Wider Audiences

June 24, 2013 Episcopal Relief & Development is broadening its outreach, with resources and opportunities that promote spiritual growth and support action for global mission. To guide these efforts, Episcopal Relief & Development has hired Sean McConnell as Director of Engagement. McConnell officially joined the 

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Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013

Six Months After Hurricane Sandy, Dioceses Continue to Aid Community Recovery

April 30, 2013 Six months after Hurricane Sandy made landfall in the northeastern United States, washing over coastal barrier islands and causing an estimated $50 billion in wind and flood damage, the Episcopal dioceses of Easton, New Jersey, Newark, New York and Long Island are continuing to aid impacted communities and 

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Thursday, Apr 25, 2013

NetsforLife® Encourages Communities, Stakeholders to ‘Invest in the Future. Defeat Malaria’

April 25, 2013 On April 25, World Malaria Day, Episcopal Relief & Development’s NetsforLife® malaria prevention program is joining with its partners to celebrate the gains made so far in stopping this deadly disease, and call for renewed support from local and international stakeholders to “Invest in the Future. 

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