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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Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018

12 Songs to Soothe Your Soul on Good Friday

This playlist will help you focus on the meaning of Good Friday.

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Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018

The Last Supper: Love frozen in time

When The Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe thinks of Maundy Thursday, he automatically visualizes The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci. 

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Thursday, Mar 01, 2018

Giving Back to God as an Act of Worship

Out of the mouths of babes…Dawn shares a story about a time when she attended children’s church in Zambia and heard a heartfelt sermon from an impressive young person.

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Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018

Measuring Success in Kenya and Beyond

Christina introduces an exciting new measurement tool that Episcopal Relief & Development has invested in. This new tool will change the way the organization can accurately calculate the impact of its community-led programs around the world.

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Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018

Ash Wednesday: A Call to Wake Up

On Ash Wednesday, Canon Chuck Robertson reminds us of its significance.

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Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018

One Dress. 40 Days : #LentMyWay

Hillary Raining will be wearing the same dress for 40 days of Lent. The Rector of St. Christopher’s Church in Gladwyne, PA is embarking on a journey to connect her faith with her passion for creating a sustainable future and raising awareness of Episcopal Relief & Development. Starting on Ash Wednesday (2/14/18), she will be posting a photograph each day to her website, reflecting on the Lenten meditation from the day from our 2018 Lenten Meditations booklet and encouraging friends and readers to donate to our programs. In this blog, we learn what motivates her to enter into this faithful journey.

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