Stories

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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 adapt to the effects of a changing climate. Join us on this life-changing journey. Subscribe below!
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Saturday, May 11, 2013

New Garden Tools for Abundant Lifeā€¦and For Healing a Hurting World

It’s spring planting time! This is the time of year we plant the tiny seeds we hope will sprout and grow into tomatoes, cucumbers, beans and many other vegetables we will enjoy later this year. In our home or community gardens, we will likely use a number of simple tool

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Friday, May 10, 2013

New Garden Tools for Abundant Lifeā€¦and For Healing a Hurting World

It’s spring planting time! This is the time of year we plant the tiny seeds we hope will sprout and grow into tomatoes, cucumbers, beans and many other vegetables we will enjoy later this year. In our home or community gardens, we will likely use a number of 

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Sunday, May 05, 2013

ā€œThe Website is a Living, Breathing Thingā€¦ā€

It still doesn’t seem quite real. Some of you who’ve launched new websites can probably relate. Episcopal Relief & Development’s new site – www.episcopalrelief.org – finally went live last week. The journey to this point was somewhat longer and more

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Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013

Moving Whole Communities from Sickness to Strength

  “Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, just as it is well with your soul.”                                            

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Sunday, Apr 21, 2013

A Perfect Book List for Earth Day

This story was originally posted on Christian Formation a blog by Cindy Coe. We thought it was perfect for Earth Day! Food and Faith has become a popular topic.  Here are my “go-to” books, which I’ve read and digested as I’ve worked on the Abundant 

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Saturday, Apr 20, 2013

Preparation is Key: Make a Plan, Be Informed, Prepare a Kit

In this blog Katie Mears, Director of our US Disaster Preparedness and Response Program, reiterates the importance of disaster preparedness and shares some tips on how to create your plan. When we hear about a disaster, like the recent bombings in Boston or the explosion in 

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