Wednesday, September 23, 2015
This week, New York City—and especially the neighborhood
where the Episcopal Church Center is located—is buzzing with
activity. The Pope is coming to town, along with hundreds of
Thursday, September 17, 2015
September is National Preparedness Month. You don't have to look
far to see communities across the country having to respond to
disasters regularly. Whether it's wild fires in California,
flooding in ...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
#KATRINA10 BLOG SERIES
___________________________________________________________ It has
been nearly a decade since Hurricane Katrina devastated many states
along the gulf coast, leaving over 1,800...
Thursday, August 13, 2015
#KATRINA10 BLOG SERIES
has been nearly a decade since Hurricane Katrina devastated many
states along the gulf coast, leaving over 1,800...
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...
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
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...
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
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
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...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
As we celebrate 75 years of Healing a Hurting World we're looking
back on historical events including the severe ice storm that
struck Maine in 1998. It was situations like this that led to...
Monday, December 29, 2014
When Bishop Bainbridge called me eight years ago and asked me to
consider joining the board of Episcopal Relief & Development, I
could not have been more pleased. When any of us signs on as a...
Monday, November 3, 2014
Advent is a season to anticipate the coming of Christ. And what
better way to celebrate the spirit of the Christ Child, than to
love one another as Christ loved us! In my work on the Engagement
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Around my house, we have a special love for la Dia de los Muertos.
Well before we had children, my wife and I collected Dia de los
Muertos art from Mexico. Being a physical therapist, my wife has...
Monday, September 8, 2014
"Literacy is a key lever of change and a practical tool of
empowerment on each of the three main pillars of sustainable
development: economic development, social development and
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Recently, I travelled to Central Washington State
with Dave Baylor and the Rev. Patty Baker. Dave
and Patty are co-Diocesan Disaster Coordinators for the Diocese of
Olympia, and Dave is a fellow...
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
We love the creative ways people come together to raise awareness
around Episcopal Relief & Development. This year we’ve seen a
BBQ contest in Texas, a bike riding fundraiser in Virginia and...