Friday, January 30, 2015
Last May, we shared a blog by Angela Siele, the first student to
participate in our agriculture program in Burundi as part of our
exciting new partnership with Cornell University. This blog is a
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
One of the greatest advantages of having diverse international
partnerships is being a nexus for the flow of critical information
and best practices. Like a gardener selecting seeds based on...
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
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
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
By Angela Kim. ----------------------------- But Peter said, “I
have no silver or gold, but what I have I give you; in the name of
Jesus Christ of Nazareth, stand up and walk.” - Acts 3:6
Acts 3:6 is...
Thursday, April 17, 2014
By Gay Clark Jennings ---------------------------------
It is Good Friday. A somber and painful day. A day of
betrayal and suffering. Jesus stands accused and convicted. His
friends have deserted...
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. ...
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...
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Today, many of us will start our Lenten journey by kneeling to
receive the sign of the cross in ashes on our foreheads, along with
the words, “remember that you are dust, and to dust you...
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The time between Thanksgiving and Christmas is always a
blur. Between food, friends, shopping, traveling and – oh
right – work, I have to confess that the whole Advent thing about
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
My name is Benjamin Wright, and I am a firm believer that anyone
and everyone can and should make a positive difference in the
world. Regrettably, in our society today, teenagers are not pushed
Friday, May 25, 2012
There’s something I’ve been mulling over since the week that our
partner from Zambia, Grace Mazala Phiri, visited our office during
her trip to New York for the United Nations Commission on the
Friday, March 23, 2012
Think again about the consequences of not having access to water:
What would you do to address the domino effect of resulting
problems, as happens for many people in rural West Bengal, India?
Friday, March 23, 2012
As yesterday was World Water Day, I’ve been thinking more about how
vital water is to human life. When you’ve always had access to
clean water, though, it’s easy to wonder what all the fuss on...
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Deacon Philip Dunbar teaches the adult forum each Sunday at All
Saints Episcopal Church in Enterprise, Florida. His group is a cozy
one most weeks and, they have a familiar routine – reading...
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
It’s that time of year. The leaves are turning, there’s a chill in
the air and the holidays are rushing toward us. And as I write,
we’re over halfway through our 2011 Matching Gift Challenge. Just
Friday, October 28, 2011
Last weekend, I was privileged to visit the new salsa garden at
Camp Allen as part of the “Rooted and Connected” Christian
Formation conference of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas. I was
struck by how...
Sunday, October 16, 2011
I was standing in a field the other day in rural Honduras, chatting
with a farmer named Alexi. Another farmer and neighbor of
Alexi's passed around freshly shucked corn on the cob for us to
munch on. ...
Saturday, October 15, 2011
Today is the feast of St Teresa of Avila. While she is a “saint’s
saint” and widely loved by all Christians, I think she holds a
particularly significant place in the hearts of Episcopalians....
Thursday, July 21, 2011
I’ve never actually been to a “U2charist” myself. But after
being at the band’s show last night and actually getting to
participate at one point, I can definitely understand why people
find them so...