Tuesday, August 4, 2015
It was their monthly donations over many years – and having named
Episcopal Relief & Development in their will – that lead
me to Margaret and Richard Trezevant’s home five years ago.
But it was their...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
#KATRINA10 BLOG SERIES
___________________________________________________________ It has
been nearly a decade since Hurricane Katrina devastated many states
along the gulf coast, leaving thousands...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Are you ready for an immersive journey through Kenya? That’s what
it feels like when listening to Major Gifts Officer Mike Smith
share his in-depth experience of visiting families, savings...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
During our 75th Anniversary Celebration, we are sharing 75 stories
over 75 weeks – illustrating how lives are transformed through the
shared abundance of our partners and friends. This one comes
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Recently, my mom posted a photo on Facebook. I was curious about it
because it was a photo of a church bell with a Celtic cross on top,
and it was in front of the church where my dad had been Rector...
Monday, June 15, 2015
So, what is a Presiding Bishop? And, what is The Presiding
Bishop's Fund for World Relief? I was attending my first conference
after being selected as President of what was then the organization
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
I recently had the opportunity to pause for a day and observe the
activities of the 2nd Annual South East Asia and Pacific Community
Development Training, which Andrew Joyce introduced in his...
Monday, June 1, 2015
As part of its Ensemble Nous Pouvons (Together We Can)
program, the Anglican Church of Congo (PEAC) is mobilizing members
to create and develop initiatives that use existing resources to
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
On May 6, 2015, strong storms and tornados swept through Oklahoma,
and the Santa Maria Red Cross Partner Shelter in Oklahoma City
sprang into action. Almost immediately, those who had lost
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
A movement is afoot in Angola that is empowering women and families
to improve their lives and it involves an innovative
community-based Savings with Education program. Using an integrated
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Farmer and author Wendell Berry is known to have said, “Do unto
those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.” I
have been thinking about this quote a lot lately, when I consider
Monday, May 11, 2015
Rogationtide is fast becoming my favorite Church season that was
once rarely talked about but now is making a come back. Maybe it’s
the renewed interest in gardening and the relationship it has...
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Being in New York, I live some 2,500 miles away from my mom.
She is in Seattle embracing an active retirement with my dad and
creating a wonderful second ‘career’ that involves living out a
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Each day, Jamie and Sarah Hitel are surrounded by children: three
of their own and dozens of others. She’s a teacher and he’s the
music director at Christ Church in Greenwich, CT. Maybe it’s all
Friday, May 1, 2015
I live in a house located about 50 yards up a slippery dirt and
limestone path, on the side of a valley that surrounds Poblacion
Tadian. The house, luckily for me, is also situated at a prime
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
This story is a translated version of a previous story: Inspiring
Women to Invest in Their Futures through Financial Planning.
Friday, April 24, 2015
The World Health Organization reports that “we are winning the
fight against malaria,” but warns there is the risk of resurgence
if we don’t take care to sustain the gains made so far against...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Imagine a classroom where there are no desks, and where students
are encouraged to write directly on the table in front of them.
Imagine a classroom where students are given the latest technology
Friday, April 3, 2015
I have to admit that writing a blog for Good Friday is a real
challenge for me. To me, Good Friday has always felt like one of
those inevitable processes that you have to get through to reach
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you,
so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you
are my disciples, if you love one another.” —John 13:34-35 This...