Episcopal Relief & Development

Episcopal Relief & Development is an effective, reliable, and vital ministry of the Episcopal Church in communities around the world. It provides emergency assistance in times of disaster, rebuilds devastated communities after the immediate crisis is over, and offers long-term solutions to help people sustain safer, healthier, and more productive lives.

Episcopal Relief & Development


January 30, 2018

Emmanuel Ortiz-Nazario and Cristalimar Torres-Rodríguez pose with their son and daughter in front of the National Museum of Natural History during their visit to Washington, D.C., so Ortiz-Nazario can attend President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech. Photo:...

January 26, 2018

Rob Radtke, Episcopal Relief & Development president, listens to Diocese Puerto Rico Bishop Rafael Morales, left, and Jesus Cruz Correa, Episcopal Hospital San Lucas medical director, explain their approach to helping islanders after Hurricane Maria. Photo: David...

January 25, 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 3, 2018

Brian Sellers-Petersen works in a garden in the spring 2016. He’s retiring from Episcopal Relief & Development to continue his food and faith ministry in other ways. Photo: Kevin C. Johnson/St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle

[Episcopal News Service] As 2017 came...

En enero de 2018 el obispo presidente de la Iglesia Episcopal, el primado Michael B. Curry realizará cuatro visitas pastorales a Florida, Texas y el Caribe para visitar las áreas afectadas por los huracanes.

«Ahora que las cámaras se han ido y la atención del mundo se enfoca en otros...

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry will embark on four pastoral visits in January 2018 to the hurricane affected areas of Florida, Texas and the Caribbean.

“When the cameras have left, when the world’s attention has gone elsewhere, when other news is the new...

November 15, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Four-hundred people representing the faith, community and education sectors in Burundi have been trained to combat malaria, the main cause of death in the country. So far in 2017, more than six million cases of malaria have been registered; and more than 2,600...

November 8, 2017

Boats and other watercraft remained overturned almost a month after hurricanes Irma and Maria hit the Virgin Islands. Parishes on the British and U.S. territories are part of the Episcopal Diocese of the Virgin Islands. Photo: the Rt. Rev. Carl Wright


October 30, 2017

Many mothers and babies visit ZAC’s clinic in Kasenga, where babies can be weighed and charted (for growth, shots, etc.), and adults can be tested for HIV. Photo: Episcopal Relief & Development

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October 19, 2017

Episcopalians are knitted together in a “great chain of strength and assets” inside and outside the church that is responding to recent disasters, Abagail Nelson, Episcopal Relief & Development senior vice president of programs, tells the Executive Council Oct. 19. Photo: Mary...


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Episcopal Relief & Development invites you to join us in prayer and support for communities

Episcopal Relief & Development is an international relief and development agency and a compa

Today, the First Sunday of Lent, the Church celebrates Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday

Commemorating 75 years of working together to heal a hurting world, congregations acr

This Lenten season, Episcopal Relief & Development focuses on creating economic opportunitie


Episcopal Relief & Development is an effective, reliable, and vital ministry of the Episcopa