Stories

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Monday, Dec 23, 2019

Together, Let’s Make a Joyful Noise! A Letter from the President & CEO

Joy is not just an emotion or a feeling. It is the assurance of great things to come. During Christmas, we celebrate with joy the birth of Jesus Ch...

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Wednesday, Dec 04, 2019

In Conversation | An Act of Love Begins with a Single Step

“God equips us, guides us and gives us enough light for the next step after we step out.” – The Rev. Peter Munson   Chad Brinkman, the D...

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Tuesday, Nov 26, 2019

Thankful – Today and Everyday

I am always thankful for family at Thanksgiving. This year, I find myself particularly thankful for my mother. She turned 90 in September. We had a...

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Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

One Thousand Days of Love: A Father’s Story

My son is on the cusp of turning three. That is exactly 1,095 days that my wife and I have managed to keep him healthy and safe. It’s an acco...

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Thursday, Oct 24, 2019

The Rev. Jose Rodriguez shares tips on Asset-Based Disaster Response

After Hurricane Maria, the Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida became a key player in serving displaced families from Puerto Rico. The Abuelitas volunteer program connects Spanish-speaking “grandmothers” from local churches with displaced families to help them apply for services and to offer advice on adapting to the new environment. 

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Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019

In Conversation | A Pilgrimage Opens the Heart and Mind

Karen Longenecker, Clinical Social Worker and member of the Program Committee for Episcopal Relief & Development’s Board of Directors, sat down with Rob Radtke, our President and CEO. Listen to Karen and Rob reflect on the work they observed during a recent pilgrimage in Zambia. As you learn more about our integrated Early Childhood Development program, check out ONE THOUSAND DAYS OF LOVE, Episcopal Relief & Development’s grassroots Church-wide fundraising campaign dedicated to improving the lives of children. #1000DaysOfLove

 

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