Stories

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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Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017

Self-Care: Inspiration From T.S. Eliot

An important part of self-care is taking a break from the work that you do and the buzzing world that surrounds. Literature is great for giving your mind rest. It has the power to change the way we see ourselves, understand others and interact with the world around us. In this blog, Vanessa reflects on  T.S. Eliot’s “Ash Wednesday” poem.

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Monday, Mar 13, 2017

Jeanne Francoise Ndimubakunzi Focuses On Gender-Based Violence During Lent

For the season of Lent this year, we reached out to people in our partner organizations and asked them about their Lenten practice. What follows are answers to those questions from Jeanne Francoise Ndimubakunzi, a Gender-Based Violence Prevention Coordinator for the Anglican Church of Burundi.

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Wednesday, Mar 08, 2017

Mapping Assets: Power for Growing Our Future Together

The Rev. Canon Jason D. Lewis helps us to categorize our congregational gifts, also known as assets. Read more to find out how to identify the many gifts that your congregations possess so that your congregation can be altogether stronger.

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Wednesday, Mar 08, 2017

Dr. Joanne Leslie Discusses Women, Malaria and The Strength of Our Offerings to God

We invite you to join us as we encounter this Lenten journey together. Know that you are in our hearts and prayers this season as we invite you to pray for the people we serve and for our staff and friends who commit their lives to healing a hurting world. 

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Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017

The Rev. Rachel Carnegie Reflects On The Comfort of Community

We invite you to join us as we encounter this Lenten journey together. Know that you are in our hearts and prayers this season as we invite you to pray for the people we serve and for our staff and friends who commit their lives to healing a hurting world. 

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Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017

A Community Effort: Ending Gender-Based Violence

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, local civil service organizations have been addressing gender-based violence in the wake of decades of civil war. Amidst this complex reality, the local Church is at the forefront of efforts to help heal and prevent further violence. 

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