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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Monday, Aug 17, 2020


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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Friday, Jun 19, 2020

A Father’s Hope: An Equal World

As a father of two young boys, ages seven and five, I am filled with awe at their never-ending curiosity and zest for life. The novel coronavirus p...

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Friday, Jun 12, 2020

Laying Bare The Suffering In Our Midst

What is the role of a faith leader amidst the COVID-19 global pandemic? This past March, as I both settled into my new routine of self-isolation an...

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Mission Possible: Youth and the Power of the Holy Spirit

Last year, I told the sixty teenagers gathered in our parish hall that today was the day we would travel to the North Pole. They looked at me quizz...

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Friday, May 08, 2020

Moments That Matter: One Mother’s Story

Millicent, a 29-year-old local community leader, lives with her family in Kasirere, a small village located in Kisumu County, Kenya. Her husband, G...

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Friday, Apr 17, 2020

Volunteering is Ministry: Celebrating Our Volunteers

I accidentally stumbled upon volunteer management as a profession over six years ago. After graduating from seminary, a job description caught my e...

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