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June 26, 2007

The Global Health Council in Washington, D.C., awarded to Dorothy Granada, a nurse and community organizer who is supported by a number of Episcopal churches and organizations, the "Best Practices in Global Health Award" on May 31.

The award went to Granada and the Maria Luisa Ortiz...

June 12, 2007

The Honorable Max Baucus, Chairman The Honorable Chuck Grassley, Ranking Member CC: All Committee Members Senate Finance Committee 219 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510

Dear Chairman Baucus and Ranking Member Grassley,

As members of the faith community, we want...

June 12, 2007

The Honorable John Dingell, Chairman The Honorable Joe Barton, Ranking Member CC: All Committee Members House Energy and Commerce Committee 2125 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515

Dear Chairman Dingell and Ranking Member Barton,

As members of the faith community,...

April 26, 2007

In a hearing to mark Africa Malaria Day April 25, Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) testified before a key U.S. congressional subcommittee on the role of faith-based organizations in fighting the malaria pandemic in Africa.

"The Church and other faith communities … are the first...

April 25, 2007

Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) commemorates Africa Malaria Day 2007, April 25. The theme for this year, created by the Roll Back Malaria Partnership, is "Leadership and Partnership for Results." It is also the first Malaria Awareness Day in the United States.

ERD is committed to...

April 17, 2007

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· More than one billion people around the world live on less than a dollar a day. 30,000 will die today; one every three seconds. As Americans, we have an historic opportunity to help those who live in extreme poverty: those who are hungry...

March 19, 2007

A Paper Prepared for the House of Bishops of the Episcopal ChurchCamp Allen, Texas17 March, 2007

I am delighted to be back with you the bishops of the Episcopal Church as you meet to pray and worship together, study Holy Scripture together, and take counsel together for the sake of the...

March 14, 2007

As the more than 400 participants in the Towards Effective Anglican Mission (TEAM) conference prepared to leave Boksburg, South Africa, they knew they were taking with them new ideas for mission and new partners in their work.

Participants spent each day from March 7-14 in Bible study...

March 13, 2007

At the March 14 closing session of the Towards Effective Anglican Mission (TEAM) conference, which has described itself, in part, as an international conference on prophetic witness, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori told the participants that they stand in a long line of Jewish and...

March 13, 2007

The official Episcopal Church Delegation to the March 7-14 Towards Effective Anglican Mission (TEAM) conference issued a letter to the Episcopal Church on March 14.

Greetings to The Episcopal Church from the church's official delegation to the TEAM conference in Boksburg, South Africa...

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