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, Mar 13, 2013

One Million Men, One Million Promises

  The highlight of my week last week – or, let’s face it, my life so far – was on Friday, March 8, when I got to cover the NYC launch of the “Ring the Bell” campaign for International Women’s Day. Our President, Rob Radtke, was invited to speak on a

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Saturday, Mar 09, 2013

Lenten Reflections: ‘The earth is the Lord’s gift’

This year Episcopal Relief & Development’s Provincial Coordinators are sharing their reflections on select devotionals from the 2013 Lenten Meditations booklet. In this blog Nick Moga looks at the Lenten meditation from Sunday, March 3, 2013, page 25. Below is the scripture being 

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Saturday, Mar 02, 2013

Lenten Meditations: Life Changing Experiences

This year Episcopal Relief & Development’s Provincial Coordinators are sharing their reflections on select devotionals from the 2013 Lenten Meditations booklet. In this blog Virginia Holleman looks at the Lenten meditation from Monday, February 18, 2013, page 11. Below is the 

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Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013

Caring for our Neighbors, Near and Far

In my work as Communications Officer for Episcopal Relief & Development, I get to talk to a lot of wonderful people in congregations across the country about the ways they engage with our mission of healing a hurting world.  This month, I’ve been hearing about Episcopal Relief

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Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013

Reflections on Lenten Meditations

This year Episcopal Relief & Development’s Provincial Coordinators are sharing their reflections on select devotionals from the 2013 Lenten Meditations booklet. In this blog Barb Hagen looks at the Lenten meditation from Sunday, February 17, 2013, page 10. Below is the scripture being 

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Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013

Preparation for Lent: The Art of Gardening

Today, many of us will start our Lenten journey by kneeling to receive the sign of the cross in ashes on our foreheads, along with the words, “remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.”  Last year those ashes were palm fronds that we waved on Palm Sunday with 

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