Stories

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Our Stories of Lasting Change are filled with hope, inspiration and love in action. They reflect the experiences of Episcopal Relief & Development partners, staff, participant communities, volunteers and friends who are moved to make a measurable difference in the lives of vulnerable women and children and help communities adapt to the effects of a changing climate. Join us on this life-changing journey. Subscribe below!
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Thursday, Dec 03, 2020

The Gifts of St. Nicholas

As a boy, I remember one Christmas when my mom woke me up in the middle of the night to show me Santa Claus had come to our home. I remember the bl...

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Tuesday, Nov 24, 2020

Thankful in 2020? Absolutely!

Thanksgiving. The word fills our minds, hearts and senses with thoughts, memories, sounds, smells and images – family gatherings, chaotic kit...

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Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020

Save Children, Save the World

“As we save children, we save ourselves; we save the world.” – The Most Reverend Michael B. Curry  Presiding Bishop and Primate o...

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Thursday, Oct 22, 2020

10 Tips for Going Green at Home

I feel grateful to work for an organization that cares about the environment and recognizes climate as a key priority. Did you know that Episcopal ...

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Friday, Oct 09, 2020

Reaching Neighbors Near and Far

When I arrived at Grace Church in the Mountains, I heard several parishioners say with pride: “All of our outreach efforts benefit the local commun...

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Friday, Oct 02, 2020

My Dog Ate My Gifts for Life Catalog

My dog usually snores through my sermons. I can’t fault him for being a more action-oriented than contemplative critter. Besides, he’s raised more ...

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