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February 28, 2018

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry greets parishioners after the Holy Eucharist service at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Rockport. Photo: Episcopal News Service/Mike Patterson

[Episcopal News Service – Corpus Christi, Texas] When the Rev. Jim Friedel, rector of St...

February 15, 2018

Contractors hoist a vessel displaced by Hurricane Irma at Boot Key Harbor City Marina in Marathon, Florida, Oct. 11. Response crews from the U.S. Coast Guard, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and the Environmental Protection Agency have managed vessel...

January 31, 2018

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry talks with the Rev. Andy Parker, rector of Emmanuel Episcopal Church in west Houston, a church that sustained major damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Photo: Carol Barnwell

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] During Presiding...

January 24, 2018

The Rev. Aimee Eyer-Delevett, second from right, rector of All Saints-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Montecito, California, chats with parishioners Jan. 14 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Santa Barbara, where members of both congregations worshiped while All Saints was...

January 16, 2018

Debris, especially large appliances, remains in some parts of the Florida Keys, which were hit by Hurricane Irma on Sept. 10. Photo: Amy Sowder/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service —Florida Keys] Four months after Hurricane Irma, refrigerators and...

January 16, 2018

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry hugs and greets Episcopalians after leading a packed Eucharist service Jan. 11 at All Saints Cathedral on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The service and following reception were part of his pastoral visit to provide encouragement to...

January 11, 2018

 

A California National Guard humvee is parked outside All Saints-by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Montecito, California, where the church was being used this week as a triage center for paramedics and as an evacuation site by the National Guard. Photo: All Saints...

January 4, 2018

Puerto Rico Bishop Rafael Morales, left, gives a toy to a child during a pop-up medical clinic that doubled as a hurricane relief station Jan. 3 in Toa Baja. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, right, who was on a two-day pastoral visit, helped distribute the toys alongside...

December 20, 2017

A woman breaks down and cries in the rubble of her burned-out home after a wildfire in California destroyed it. Photo: Reuters/John Gress

[Episcopal News Service] People would be forgiven if the running list of natural disasters around seemed to pile up in 2017...

December 12, 2017

The Thomas Fire decimated parts of the neighborhood around St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in downtown Ventura. Photo: Melissa McCarthy

[Episcopal News Service] As wildfires rampage through Southern California for a second week, Episcopalians are finding basic but...

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