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Episcopal Relief & Development Focuses on Lament in 2021 Lenten Meditations

Three-minute read. In response to the past year’s unprecedented events, Episcopal Relief & Development’s 2021 Lenten Meditations share deeply personal reflections on the theme of lament from a diverse group of writers. Many of the authors share experiences related to a variety of issues, including disease, violence, racial injustice, and poverty.

The Cross – December 2020 Issue

One-minute read. The December edition of The Cross, the magazine of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew, a worldwide ministry to men and youth in the Episcopal and Anglican communion is available to read online.

Episcopal Relief & Development launches a new online prayer service

One-minute read. Episcopal Relief & Development has launched a new online prayer experience. It is designed to provide a curated list of prayers to guide us in praying for significant seasons in The Episcopal Church, disasters, and other events.

The Cross – November 2020 Issue

One-minute read. The November edition of The Cross, the magazine of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew, a worldwide ministry to men and youth in the Episcopal and Anglican communion is available to read online.

Diakoneo Magazine November, 2020

Eight-minute read. The latest issue of Diakoneo, the magazine for deacons is available to read online. In this issue: A two-parish farm ministry, Deacon bridges race & economic status as Poor People’s Campaign leader, Zambia ministry follow-up, and more!

Episcopal Relief & Development supports response to hurricane Hanna

Two-minute read. Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas as it provides emergency assistance in response to Hurricane Hanna in the Rio Grande Valley. The diocese is supplying food, household supplies, and access to medical support for undocumented families and other vulnerable communities.

Diakoneo Magazine August, 2020

Eight-minute read. The latest issue of Diakoneo, the magazine for deacons is available to read online. In this issue: Deacons respond to COVID-19, a brave space for racial healing, who were the deaconesses?

The Cross – June 2020 Issue

One-minute read. The June edition of The Cross, the magazine of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew, a worldwide ministry to men and youth in the Episcopal and Anglican communion is available to read online.

The Cross – May 2020 Issue

one-minute read. The May edition of The Cross, the magazine of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew, a worldwide ministry to men and youth in the Episcopal and Anglican communion is available to read online.

Diakoneo Magazine May, 2020

Eight-minute read The latest issue of Diakoneo, the magazine for deacons is available to read online. In this issue: the work of a prison chaplain, a new deacon looks back, and forward, and a deacon at Standing Rock.

Smart speakers now offering Episcopal Prayers

Two-minute read. Both Alexa and Google Assistant have learned some Episcopal prayers. You can now say, “Alexa, open Episcopal Prayer” or “Google, talk to Episcopal Prayer” and your device will begin playing the morning or evening prayer podcasts.

The Cross – April 2020 Issue

One-minute read. In this issue: Spiritual growth in a time of pandemic; Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast holds 39th annual men’s conference; Shared history, shared future, the order of the Daughters of the King and Brotherhood of St. Andrew renew 100-year-old partnership; Serving our veterans and celebrating heroes in Virginia; Engaging men and youth in Illinois while fighting global hunger, and more!

Episcopal Relief & Development and program partners respond to COVID-19

Three-minute read. Episcopal Relief & Development is providing financial and technical support to partner organizations in Asia, Africa and the Middle East in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The organization continues to be in close contact with partners in 44 countries, including the United States, to provide assistance for communities affected by the novel coronavirus.

Episcopal Relief & Development Responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Four-minute read. In mid-March, ERD’s program staff reached out to all their partners to learn how the coronavirus was impacting their communities specifically and to support them as ERD navigates the pandemic together. ERD received over 100 responses from 44 countries around the world.

Shared history, shared future

Three-minute read. The Order of The Daughters of the King and Brotherhood of St. Andrew renew one-hundred-year-old partnership. As Presiding Bishop Michael Curry encourages Episcopalians to follow the Way of Love, two of the oldest organizations in the Episcopal church are working together to renew the spirit in The Episcopal Church, Anglican Communion, and beyond.

The Cross – February 2020 Issue

One-minute read. In this issue: Legacy planning, making disciples – of all ages, the Brotherhood’s seven ministries, and Scouting: a way to prepare youth to be Godly adults.

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