Outreach

By Daniel Trudeau
“Imagine our shock when she got off the plane with only one plastic bag. We thought there must be luggage, but that was all they had.”
By Pat McCaughan
It has taken about seven years for the dream of a school in the Galilean town of Shefa’amr to blossom into the recently dedicated Episcopal Cultural Center—but that’s just one part of this wonderful story.
By Hannah Wilder
In a city where 80,000 children do not attend school and 6,000 children live on the street...
By Karin Hamilton
“Phenomenal!” That was the word that parishioners of St. Ann’s, Old Lyme, Connecticut, kept saying as they visited the new sewing room in their undercroft.
By Ariel Miller
Ohio Episcopalians have found a way to boost low-wage neighbors out of poverty even if their own parish budgets are shrinking.
By Faith Rowold
El Hogar and the Church in Honduras are providing a safe space where kids like Emanuel can learn, grow, and help create a better future for their communities.
By Bob Runkle
We have been the Church Gathered, We are now the Church Dispersed.
By Anna Olson
The photo project was designed to give the Vestry the opportunity to take a closer look at our neighborhood. It was not intended to lead directly into strategic planning, but rather to shift our perspective and open our eyes …
By Dan Austin
There wasn’t a cloud in the sky, but it was raining at St. Tiffany’s-in-the-Fields. Inside.
By Fran Wheeler
Hunger is not just a Third World problem. Hunger does not discriminate. Young and elderly, black and white, male and female… the many faces of hunger are different, but the pain and the need are the same.
By Lynette Wilson
Our Episcopal congregations in Province 9 as well as our Anglican brothers and sisters in the two-thirds world can offer valuable lessons related to innovative models of financial sustainability and asset based community deve…
By Lindsay Hardin Freeman
It used to be just a myth: Do something for someone else and you’ll have less time to think about your own problems.
By ECF
What does your congregation do for others in Jesus’ name? Knowing your history is helpful in terms of planning your future.
By Charles Hendrix
“Giving from Our Abundance” sounds like a tired stewardship campaign slogan, but what might happen if a church did this?
By Charles E. Jenkins
I write to you from our temporary offices in Baton Rouge where we are the guests of St. James’ Episcopal Church.
By Allison Duvall
In the first year of his episcopacy, Bishop Stacy Sauls was assessing the gifts and challenges facing the Diocese of Lexington. He saw the problems plaguing the Appalachian region: high levels of poverty and rampant illiterac…
By Jeff W. Fisher
Do we really believe in resurrection? That is the question that the people of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Waco, Texas, asked themselves after closing St. Alban’s Memorial School, an Episcopal school that had served the ch…
By Robert Certain
Every day, in airports across the nation, men and women in uniform are applauded for their military service. What a pleasant difference from my war.
By Ryan Mahoney (as told to his mom, Jan Mahoney)
About ten years ago, parishioners noted that many families requested bicycles for their children and themselves. For many, bikes served as their primary transportation to school and work.
By Holly Zook
What happens when a church keeps saying “yes?” At St. Francis, their first “yes” 10 years ago has grown into a thriving ministry and relationship between their congregation and the many refugees who live in their neighborhood…