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
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
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...
Friday, December 5, 2014
I don’t have too many memories of Advent from my childhood (the
sense of waiting and preparation that I recall as a child came from
the more secular concerns about new toys and a holiday meal!) but
Monday, December 1, 2014
By Faith Rowold and Ximena Diego. ------------------------------
Today's feature story explores the vital work of our partner
Siempre Unidos. It started with an Episcopal priest in Honduras...
Monday, November 24, 2014
My family tradition for Thanksgiving was, like many others, built
around a spectacular communal meal. At least 15 members of my
extended family would gather around the oval oak dining room table
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
In my past life, I was an active theatrical director and
designer. For a few years, I taught theater at a wonderful
private school in Texas. During this time I helped to
establish a theater program...