Episcopal Relief & Development is working with the Anglican Diocese of Bo in Sierra Leone and the Episcopal Church of Liberia in response to the Ebola epidemic that has killed hundreds of people since the current outbreak began in March 2014.
Following a recent update from staff at the Al Ahli Arab hospital in Gaza, the Archbishop of Canterbury has spoken publicly of his concern for the deteriorating situation in Gaza.
Irene’s 13-year-old daughter disappeared leaving school on Feb. 15, 2012, in a gang-controlled municipality just northwest of San Salvador. The teen’s body was found two days later; Irene learned about it from a local television station.
Gail Ganter-Toback is one of three Episcopal Relief & Development diocesan coordinators in the Diocese of New York, a volunteer job she’s held since 2005. As a deacon, she works for the bishop and has been assigned to St. James’ Church in Hyde Park
Hundreds of faith leaders from across Africa recently met in Uganda’s capital for a three-day summit on sustainable development and the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
The National Association of Episcopal Schools elected Janet S. Pullen, Ed.D., and Cynthia Weldon-Lassiter, Ed.D., to three-year terms on the board that began July 1, 2014.
Al Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza City is appealing for urgent aid as it struggles to provide critical healthcare services to anyone in need following more than a week of Israeli airstrikes targeting Hamas militants.
The member states of the United Nations Committee on NGOs have granted to The Episcopal Church special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council at the UN.