Episcopal Dioceses Respond to Storms in South and Southeast

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Over 200 people have died throughout the South and Southeast, as severe storms and tornadoes continue to batter the region, causing widespread damage to homes and civic infrastructure. This new wave of storms comes shortly after an earlier cluster of storms that barreled through the Southeast over the weekend of April 16. Episcopal Relief & Development has been in contact with impacted dioceses, and is working with local churches to respond in a number of locations. As the area braces for future potential bouts of severe weather, the organization encourages prayers for people who are at risk or who have suffered losses, for the families of those who have died, and for the rescue and relief teams who are working to save lives and address immediate needs.

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Filed under: * Anglican - EpiscopalEpiscopal Church (TEC)* Christian Life / Church LifeParish MinistryPastoral Care* General InterestNatural Disasters: Earthquakes, Tornadoes, Hurricanes, etc.

Posted April 29, 2011 at 12:05 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]
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