EHF's new interactive mapping tool shows there can be more than a 20-year difference in how long Texans live in one neighborhood compared to another, even though they may only be a few miles apart. The new tool highlights how poverty, income, race, and education levels have a dramatic impact on...
If you were trying to change the way Texans think about their physical and mental well-being, you wouldn’t find a better persuader than Elena Marks, who currently heads up Houston’s Episcopal Health Foundation.
Episcopal Health Foundation leaders have released a five-year “big picture” plan that targets specific outcomes needed to address the root causes of poor health in Texas.
The Episcopal Church has a long history of advocacy for immigrants and refugees. As early as the late 1880s, the church opened chaplaincies in port cities across the country to welcome newly-arrived immigrants. Since 1982, our General Convention and Ecumenical Councils have adopted at least 53...
The EDOT Asset Map serves as a repository for all the ministries and community outreach for churches within the diocese and provides the opportunity to let others know what community outreach and resources each congregation offers.
Leadership teams from five churches spent the past six months dreaming, thinking, and working on new plans for ministry within their communities.
EHF has developed the Kitchen Cabinet, a group of diverse clergy and lay leaders from across the Diocese of Texas, to serve as advisors and ambassadors for the Foundation's congregational engagement work to build healthier communities.
Already a young adult lay leader in the Episcopal church, Maria Bautista recently started work as a community organizer with congregations in the Diocese of Texas. EHF asked Bautista a few questions about her work to bring forward new leadership and voices in communities. She reflects on some of...