2014 Press Releases

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Monday, Feb 10, 2014

Episcopal Relief & Development Welcomes New Board Member

February 10, 2014 Episcopal Relief & Development announces that Franklin M. Berger, CFA, has joined its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2014.  A leading biotechnology analyst specializing in business development, finance and investment, Berger has contributed to the expansion of major biotech firms at the 

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Tuesday, Feb 04, 2014

Church Agencies Unite to Support South Sudan Relief and Recovery

February 4, 2014 DownloadFull Page Insert(PDF | JPG) Download Half Page Insert(PDF | JPG) The Sudanese Development and Relief Agency (SUDRA), the humanitarian wing of the Episcopal Church in South Sudan & Sudan (ECSSS), is supplying food, water and medical care to people displaced by the conflict current

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Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014

2014 Lenten Meditations Focus on Economic Empowerment

January 22, 2014 Episcopal Relief & Development’s Lenten Meditations booklets are now available in English and Spanish.  This year’s collection of forty-six reflections focuses on creating economic opportunities and strengthening communities, with a particular focus on empowering women. 

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Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014

Las Meditaciones de Cuaresma del 2014 se centran en el fortalecimiento económico

22 de enero de 2014 El folleto de las Meditaciones de Cuaresma que publica la Agencia Episcopal de Alivio y Desarrollo ya está disponible en inglés y español. La colección de este año nos trae cuarenta y seis reflexiones centradas alrededor de la creación de oportunidades 

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Tuesday, Jan 07, 2014

South Sudan Church Responds ‘Wholeheartedly’ to Crisis

January 7, 2014 Episcopal Relief & Development is working with its partners in South Sudan as they respond to the humanitarian needs of people displaced by the current crisis.  The Episcopal Church of South Sudan & Sudan (ECSSS) has established nine relief centers in Awerial to provide supplies and pastoral care to

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Friday, Dec 27, 2013

Church Responds to Unrest in South Sudan

An outbreak of civil unrest began on December 15 in Juba, the capital of South Sudan.  Fighting spread through seven of the country’s ten states, causing 180,000 people to flee their homes. 

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