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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Friday, Oct 09, 2020

Reaching Neighbors Near and Far

When I arrived at Grace Church in the Mountains, I heard several parishioners say with pride: ā€œAll of our outreach efforts benefit the local commun...

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Friday, Oct 02, 2020

My Dog Ate My Gifts for Life Catalog

My dog usually snores through my sermons. I canā€™t fault him for being a more action-oriented than contemplative critter. Besides, heā€™s raised more ...

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Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020

In Conversation: Our Faith Calls Us to Acts of Love

Chad Brinkman, the Director of Episcopal Relief & Developmentā€™s ONE THOUSAND DAYS OF LOVE campaign, interviews the Rev. William (Bill) Miller. ...

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Thursday, Sep 17, 2020

Disaster Relief Creates Lasting Change in Puerto Rico

Since the start of 2020, our long-term recovery partner, the Episcopal Diocese of Puerto Rico, is making a difference in the lives of people impacted by hurricanes and earthquakes while combatting a global pandemic. With the support of Episcopal Relief & Development and other organizations, the dioceseā€™s disaster response team, Programa REDES, has helped and accompanied over 60,000 people.

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Wednesday, Sep 09, 2020

Building Relationships, Justice and Hope During Disasters

Recently, we sat down for a conversation with Lura Steele and Tamara Plummer, Program Officers for our US Disaster Program, to discuss disaster tre...

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Monday, Aug 17, 2020

ONE THOUSAND DAYS OF LOVEšŸ’—Ā : The Work Continues

I have almost forgotten what life was like before COVID-19. My wife and I had an active social life with friends, and we volunteered with the local...

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