Leaders of the Anglican Church of Mexico have praised and participated in the country’s prompt response to two serious earthquakes in the south-central region. An 8.1-magnitude quake on Sept. 7 caused 98 deaths and hundreds of injuries in Chiapas and Oaxaca (Diocese of Cuernavaca), while a 7.1-magnitude tremor on Sept. 19 resulted in more than 360 deaths and thousands of … [Read more...] about ‘Total Dependence upon God’
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry urges help for people suffering in the wake of Hurricane Harvey: Long ago the prophet Malachi taught that we are all children of God by virtue of our creation by the same God. “Have we not all one father? Has not one God created us?” he asked (2:10). Jesus taught the same thing when he told a story about a Good Samaritan. We are indeed all the … [Read more...] about Bp. Curry on Hurricane Harvey
The weblog We Are EDUSC tells of how Episcopalians in the Diocese of Upper South Carolina are helping relieve the state’s crisis of flooding:The Deacons of EDUSC are coordinating efforts to get clean water to residents of Columbia in need from the severe flooding that began early Sunday morning. Several of our churches are serving as drop-off points. At this time, only water … [Read more...] about Fresh Water, Prayer in S.C.
Adapted from Episcopal Relief & DevelopmentEpiscopal Relief & Development is supporting the relief efforts of the Church of the Province of Myanmar (CPM) in response to widespread flooding caused by heavy monsoons and Cyclone Komen, which swept through the region on July 30. The rains that began on July 16 caused landslides in hilly areas and floods throughout much of … [Read more...] about ERD Helps after Cyclone Komen