Sunday, December 1, 2013
Today is the 25th anniversary of World AIDS Day. Today, we have the
opportunity to unite in the fight against HIV, to show our support
to people living with HIV, and to commemorate the 35 million...
Saturday, November 16, 2013
Across the Communion, Anglican women are bound together in many
ways—by our shared commitment to God’s mission, our desire for
unity in diversity and our work for the dignity of women and...
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Today I am in Nairobi, where Episcopal Relief & Development and
NetsforLife® are co-sponsoring GBCHealth’s Business Engagement
Roundtable on Malaria in Kenya. This is an opportunity to
Monday, November 11, 2013
When Typhoon Haiyan struck, a colleague and I were packing our bags
for a visit with our partners in the Philippines. Initially, it
wasn't clear if the typhoon would set things back since...
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
As the one-year anniversary approaches, we are checking in with
select sites that were impacted by Hurricane Sandy, which struck
the Caribbean and eastern US in late October 2012.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
"This is a gift." That is what the 27-year-old Omar Isaias Lazo
said to me in late August about the agriculture and environmental
exchange program run by our partner, the Council of...
Sunday, October 13, 2013
Today is International Day of Disaster Reduction; an annual
observance by the United Nations to raise awareness of how people
take action to reduce their risk to disasters. For Episcopal Relief
Thursday, August 8, 2013
Today I received an email from Carlos Venturo, the Executive
Director of ECLOF Peru, our ecumenical partner based in Lima. It is
hard to believe a month has passed since my recent (and first)
Friday, August 2, 2013
At the gift shop at Cape Coast Castle, I picked up a copy of The
Girl Who Can and Other Stories, by Ama Ata Aidoo. Aidoo is
from Cape Coast, and after discovering her passion for writing
Sunday, July 28, 2013
Greetings from Bolgatanga! I am here in northern
Ghana visiting the programs of our local partner, ADDRO (the
Anglican Diocesan Development and Relief Organization), in the
Anglican Diocese of Tamale....
Friday, June 28, 2013
Access to clean water is a critical issue facing the most
vulnerable communities around the world. In this blog Program
Officer, Sara Delaney, reminds us that the solutions to accessing
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Last week during my second visit to Burundi, we went up to the
north of the country, just near the border with Rwanda, to a
community called Rwibikara. The story we heard from the people our
Monday, June 10, 2013
I've heard "It's like drinking from a fire hose" quite a few times
since I arrived in New York, but I'm not so sure. Yes, there is a
great deal to learn about the work of Episcopal Relief...
Saturday, May 11, 2013
By Cynthia Coe It’s spring planting time! This is the time of year
we plant the tiny seeds we hope will sprout and grow into tomatoes,
cucumbers, beans and many other vegetables we will enjoy later...
Friday, May 10, 2013
By Cynthia Coe It’s spring planting time! This is the time
of year we plant the tiny seeds we hope will sprout and grow into
tomatoes, cucumbers, beans and many other vegetables we will enjoy
Friday, March 29, 2013
As we recount the passion and suffering of our savior Jesus Christ,
Good Friday offers us the opportunity to re-affirm our faith.
Throughout the season a series of events with spiritual exercises
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
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
Friday, January 11, 2013
Once in a while, I’ll get a phone call out of the blue that winds
up being a great story. I have the Rev. Dr. Erin Kirby to
thank for this one. Reverend Erin, as she is known in her parish,
Friday, December 28, 2012
Throughout December, I can be found walking through my neighborhood
to observe the Christmas lights. I live in New Jersey, so
trust me when I say that this is time well spent. The
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
It’s been another ‘all hands on deck’ kind of year. I’m
deeply grateful to our Church partners at home and abroad.
They have worked closely with our staff and alongside members of