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...
Thursday, March 26, 2015
I traveled to Ghana earlier this month with some clear
expectations. I hadn’t been to visit our program there since last
May, when we were just kicking off our Grand Challenges
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
My name is Ethan Lowery and I have a confession. I am an
extrovert. And a church nerd. So imagine how exciting it is
for me to take folks on an aerial tour of The Episcopal Church
across the 50...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
One of the most important ways of engaging with our work around the
world, and especially during the 75th Anniversary Celebration, is
by lifting up prayers for the communities in which we work....
Monday, March 9, 2015
Once upon a time, three little owls sat at my desk. The story of
where they came from has a sad beginning, but a joyful end. In the
beginning is the triple disaster that hit eastern Japan on March
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
To restore community vitality and renew self-confidence, small
groups of people in villages throughout Guatemala are working
together to make a difference. The first step: Empowering women to
Thursday, February 26, 2015
During Lent we will periodically highlight passages from the
2015 Lenten Meditation booklet. This one is from Sara Delaney, a
Program Officer for Episcopal Relief & Development. Read
Monday, February 23, 2015
Tanner Tennyson grew up in a small town on the peninsula, across
the water from Seattle, Washington. He’s always had a heart for
kids and people he could sense were hurting inside. At birth...
Friday, February 20, 2015
Durante la Cuaresma periódicamente destacaremos
pasajes de 2015 Meditaciones para la Cuaresma. Este es de Dr.
Daniella Flamenco Gómez, la directora del programa de salud
integral de la Iglesia...