2015 Press Releases

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Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015

Responding to Cyclone Pam’s Impact on Vanuatu

Category 5 Cyclone Pam struck Vanuatu late on Friday, March 13, and moved over the island group through Saturday, March 14, leaving severe destruction in its path.  Episcopal Relief & Development is in contact with the provincial office of the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) in Honiara, Solomon Islands, where

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Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015

Episcopal Asset Map to Connect, Unite Episcopalians in Ministry

March 10, 2015 Episcopal dioceses across the United States are invited to establish and expand their digital presence on the Episcopal Asset Map, a joint project of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society and Episcopal Relief & Development. The Episcopal Asset Map (www.episcopalassetmap.org) is an online platform

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Thursday, Feb 12, 2015

2014 Matching Gift Challenge Exceeds $750,000 Anniversary Goal

February 12, 2015 A generous pledge from a group of committed donors in honor of Episcopal Relief & Development’s 75th Anniversary generated tremendous response during the agency’s annual Matching Gift Challenge.  The $750,000 matching amount attracted an astounding $1,013,513 in donations, as Episcopal

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Thursday, Feb 05, 2015

Episcopal Relief & Development and Cornell University Grow Agriculture Learning Partnership in Burundi

February 5, 2015 Episcopal Relief & Development, in partnership with the Anglican Church of Burundi, is joining with Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences to provide field study opportunities for students in the International Agriculture and Rural Development (IARD) program. With high

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Tuesday, Feb 03, 2015

Joining Hands in Mission on February 22, Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday

February 3, 2015 Congregations across The Episcopal Church will join hands in mission on Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday, February 22, with prayers, sermons and special offerings to support the organization’s work worldwide. This year’s observance has particular significance, as Episcopalians and

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Thursday, Jan 22, 2015

Response to Intense Flooding in Southern Africa

Heavy rains that began in January 2015 have caused widespread and persistent flooding across several southern African nations, including Malawi and Mozambique.  Please continue to pray for all impacted and for those striving to meet urgent needs. 2/25: Supporting Flood Relief in Southern Malawi 1/22: Working with 

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