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


February 15, 2019

Bishop of Tamale Jacob Ayeebo welcomes Presiding Bishop Michael Curry to Ghana in 2017 during a pilgrimage organized by Episcopal Relief & Development.

[Anglican Communion News Service] Tributes have been paid to Bishop of Tamale Jacob Ayeebo, who died...

October 15, 2018

First responders and residents walk along a main street following Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Florida, on Oct. 11, 2018. Carlo Allegri/REUTERS

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopal churches on the Gulf Coast, including parts of Georgia and North and South...

September 11, 2018

The bell tower at St. Ursula’s Episcopal Church on St. John sits in front of the church and the roof remains covered by a Federal Emergency Management Agency tarpaulin. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service – St. Thomas, U.S....

July 30, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The action of General Convention can feel frenetic in a parliamentary sort of way and, when the Episcopal Church met in Austin earlier this month, Episcopal Relief & Development offered an antidote.

The organization’s booth, which was front and center...

July 19, 2018

Jonah Eggleston’s donation to volcano relief efforts from his “giving jar” has inspired other Episcopalians in Hawaii to show their support. Photo courtesy of St. James’ Church

[Episcopal News Service] Relief efforts still are underway in Hawaii more than two...

May 14, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church of Burundi has been training farmers to improve rice yields as part of efforts to combat food insecurity in the country. The two-year project has been run in partnership with Episcopal Relief & Development, the overseas development...

May 9, 2018

The Episcopal Asset Map an online platform showing the location and ministries of Episcopal churches, schools and other communities, has been revamped and refreshed with more-detailed information, easier access and ease of navigation.

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, in a video available...

April 19, 2018

Door of Return: Racial Truth and Reconciliation Pilgrimage to Ghana is a series of three powerful, short films and discussion tools that open conversation about race, faith and the path toward healing.

The videos were filmed during a pilgrimage led by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and...

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...

January 29, 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:...


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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