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, Dec 29, 2021

Welcoming All of the Possibilities That 2022 Brings

Episcopal Relief & Development’s President & CEO, Rob Radtke, reflects on 2021 and shares his hopes for 2022.

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Thursday, Dec 23, 2021

A Christmas Wish For You

Episcopal Relief & Development’s Chief Operating Officer, Esther Cohen, shares with you her Christmas wish!

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Monday, Nov 22, 2021

Thanksgiving 2021: Celebrating the Spirituality Behind the Work

This Thanksgiving, Teri Lawver, Episcopal Relief & Development’s Board Chair, reflects on the spirituality behind the organization’s work and the faith-based driving force that leads to the 2.3 million lives impacted every year.

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Monday, Nov 01, 2021

All Saints Day 2021: The Saints of God

By Josephine Hicks George Eliot’s novel Middlemarch ends with these lines: “the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric a...

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Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021

How One Church Made the most of the Abundant Life Garden Project® Resources

Nanette Woodworth, Associate Rector at Calvary Episcopal Church in Fletcher, NC, shares her insight on implementing the Abundant Life Garden Project® as this past summer’s Vacation Bible School theme and how the hands-on activities impacted the children.

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Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021

What a Difference Two Years Can Make

The Campaign Director of ONE THOUSAND DAYS OF LOVE shares his insight on the highs and lows as Episcopal Relief & Development celebrated the campaign’s second anniversary. 

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