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 prepare for and recover from climate-influenced events. Join us on this life-changing journey. Subscribe below!

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Thursday, Jul 21, 2022

Many Hands Make the Load Lighter

Ernest Cajuste, Senior Program Officer, Trauma & Resilience at Episcopal Relief & Development, shares his insight on growing up in Haiti and the coordinated efforts between Episcopal Relief & Development and Trinity Church Wall Street following the 2021 earthquake that left 650,000 people in need of emergency humanitarian assistance.

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Wednesday, Jun 29, 2022

I come from a family of refugees. Now it’s my turn to help displaced persons.

The Rev. Steven D. Paulikas, rector of All Saints’ Church, shares his story of coming from a refugee family, how that has shaped his personal life and the work he oversees as an Episcopal Relief & Development board member.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Resilience Through the Storm: The Impact of Relationships During the Aftermath of Disasters

Josephine Hicks, Vice President for Episcopal Church Programs, shares the story of Stephannie and how she rebuilt with the help of her community following powerful tornadoes that ripped through Alabama in March 2021.

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Tuesday, Apr 19, 2022

Creating Lasting Change a Few Minutes at a Time

Kat Millington breaks down Episcopal Relief & Development’s volunteer opportunities and different routes you can take to volunteer for the organization.

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Sunday, Apr 17, 2022


By Abagail Nelson Sabbath ends about an hour after sunset, when the first night star appears. Do we think that is when the women gathered (in a lea...

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Thursday, Apr 14, 2022

MAUNDY THURSDAY | Love One Another the Way That Jesus Loves Us

By the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry You may remember the words to that song that many of us sang as children: “They’ll know we are Christians by o...

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