Press Releases

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2015

Lee, Razim, Stoever Join Episcopal Relief & Development Board of Directors

January 13, 2015
Episcopal Relief & Development welcomes three new members to its Board of Directors: The Rt. Rev. Jeffrey D. Lee, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago; The Rev. Canon Genevieve Razim, Canon for Welcome and Evangelism at Christ Church Cathedral in Houston, Texas; and Mr. Thomas W. Stoever, Jr., partner

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Monday, Jan 12, 2015

Episcopal Relief & Development 75th Anniversary Lenten Meditations Available in English and Spanish

January 12, 2015  The 75th Anniversary edition of Episcopal Relief & Development’s Lenten Meditations is now available in English and Spanish for the 2015 Lenten season. This year’s meditations, authored by a diverse group of Episcopal Church and Anglican Communion leaders, center on the five “I

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Thursday, Jan 08, 2015

The Rt. Rev. Michael B. Curry Named Chair of Episcopal Relief & Development Board of Directors

January 8, 2015 The Right Reverend Michael B. Curry, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, has been appointed as Chair of Episcopal Relief & Development’s Board of Directors.  The appointment was made by the board’s Honorary Chair, The Most Reverend Katharine Jefferts Schori, Presiding Bishop and

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Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014

Anglican Communion Agencies Launch “Pastors and Disasters” Toolkit for Disaster Risk Reduction

December 10, 2014 Episcopal Relief & Development and a working group of twelve international partner agencies have published “Pastors and Disasters: a Toolkit for Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction & Management” to improve disaster response efforts within the Anglican relief and development community.

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Friday, Dec 05, 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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Thursday, Dec 04, 2014

Episcopal Relief & Development Announces Plans to Strengthen Maternal and Child Health Programs

December 4, 2014  Episcopal Relief & Development will expand its maternal and child health programs in Ghana, Kenya and Zambia through the Empowering Rural Communities to Improve Child and Maternal Health project.  The project’s goal is to end preventable child deaths by promoting life-saving behaviors and 

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