Episcopal Relief & Development supports flood relief efforts in Sri Lanka

[Episcopal Relief & Development] Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with the Church of Ceylon’s Diocese of Colombo to feed more than 3,000 displaced people following severe and widespread flooding in Sri Lanka. These relief activities, led by the diocesan Board of Social Responsibility (BSR), are focused in five hard-hit districts where the Church’s strong […]

RIP: Nancy Marvel, former Episcopal Relief & Development executive director

[Episcopal Relief & Development]  A longtime resident of Pelham, New York, Nancy Marvel died on Monday, April 17, 2017, at the age of 85. Affectionately known as “Nan,” she served as the executive director from 1995 to 1998 for Episcopal Relief & Development, formerly the Presiding Bishop’s Fund for World Relief.  Marvel was hired by the […]

Episcopal Asset Map celebrates 99 dioceses, invites full participation across church

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Asset Map, an online platform showing the location and ministries of Episcopal churches, schools and other communities, is now officially active in the Episcopal Church’s 99 dioceses located in the United States. Map participation will expand to the Episcopal Church dioceses not located in the […]

Ghana pilgrims study development as reconciliation

[Episcopal News Service – Accra, Ghana] It’s not uncommon to see women using donkeys to plow fields during the growing season in Ghana’s Upper East Region. Donkeys, it turns out, are easier to manage than bullocks, and when hitched to a plow, women can manage them on their own. “As in any part of the […]

El Domingo de Episcopal Relief & Development se Celebrará el 5 de Marzo

Se invita a los episcopales a que celebren el Domingo de Episcopal Relief & Development (La Agencia Episcopal de Alivio y Desarrollo) el 5 de marzo, el primer domingo de Cuaresma, con oraciones especiales, encartes en boletines y una ofrenda especial para apoyar la misión de la organización de sanar a un mundo que sufre. […]

Episcopalians to focus on global needs for Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday on March 5

[Episcopal Relief & Development] Episcopalians are invited to mark Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday on March 5, the first Sunday in Lent, with special prayers, bulletin inserts and a dedicated offering to support the organization’s mission of healing a hurting world. An annual Lenten tradition in The Episcopal Church, Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday is […]

Episcopal Relief & Development ofrece Meditaciones de Cuaresma de 2017 en inglés y en español

Meditaciones de Cuaresma de 2017 de Episcopal Relief & Development (La Agencia Episcopal de Alivio y Desarrollo) ahora están disponibles en inglés y en español en episcopalrelief.org/Cuaresma. Este juego de herramientas especial en línea incluye enlaces para pedir folletos impresos del Episcopal Marketplace, descargar una copia en formato PDF o solicitar mensajes diarios por correo […]

Episcopal Relief & Development offers 2017 Lenten meditations in English, Spanish

[Episcopal Relief & Development press release] Episcopal Relief & Development’s 2017 Lenten Meditations is now available in English and Spanish at episcopalrelief.org/Lent. This special online toolkit includes links to order printed booklets from the Episcopal Marketplace, download a PDF copy or sign up for daily emails. Other featured resources include hope chests, pew envelopes, bulletin […]

Episcopal Relief & Development welcomes four new members to Board of Directors

[Episcopal Relief & Development] Episcopal Relief & Development welcomes four new members to its Board of Directors: The Rt. Rev. Mary Gray-Reeves (Diocese of El Camino Real), The Rt. Rev. Wilfrido Ramos Orench (Diocese of Puerto Rico), Mark D. Constantine (Diocese of Southern Virginia) and Meg L. DeRonghe (Diocese of Olympia). “Effective leadership of Episcopal Relief […]

Episcopal Relief & Development, Against Malaria Foundation target universal net coverage in Ghana

[Episcopal Relief & Development] Episcopal Relief & Development and its Ghanaian partner ADDRO (the Anglican Diocesan Development and Relief Organization) are working with UK-based Against Malaria Foundation (AMF) to distribute more than 2.6 million mosquito nets in Ghana. This partnership is active in three regions – Northern, Upper West and Greater Accra – and will […]