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, May 11, 2023

Finding Peacemakers in the Holy Land

Episcopal Relief & Development’s Board Chair, Teri Lawver, reflects on her recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land with the organization and other supporters.

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Thursday, Apr 13, 2023

Giving Hope, Building Resiliency in the Face of Disaster in Louisiana

With Episcopal Relief & Development’s support, the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana assembled a disaster-response team before Hurricane Ida made landfall in August of 2021 to work with neighboring dioceses, evacuation sites and clergy.

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Monday, Apr 03, 2023

Help for Ukraine: One Year In

Working with ACT Alliance in Ukraine, Episcopal Relief & Development now directly supports 70,000 people each day.

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Monday, Mar 27, 2023

Mapping Assets Builds Resilience

Episcopal Relief & Development Program Officer Tamara Plummer shares her first-hand experience on the importance of the Episcopal Asset Map and how the collaborative project between Episcopal Relief & Development and The Episcopal Church allows congregations to respond to disasters in the most under-resourced and unrepresented communities in the United States.

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Sunday, Mar 12, 2023

A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Over the weekend, 17 Episcopal Relief & Development supporters were invited to gather in Amman, Jordan to start a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

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Monday, Mar 06, 2023

How One Ministry Partner Used Coffee Hour For Episcopal Relief & Development

The Abundant Life Garden Project curriculum is not just for children or summertime. Cindy Coe from St. Elizabeth’s Church in Knoxville, TN used the curriculum during coffee hour with adults, youth and children in December.

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