NEWS

Here’s where you’ll find good news stories about how we–as a diocese, as parishes, and as individuals–are drawing people to Jesus and embodying His love for the world by growing our skills as leaders, deepening our faith, and striving for justice.

Tell Me The Truth about Racism

Tell Me The Truth about Racism

Tell Me the Truth About Racism is a story that frames racism through the lens of Christian faith for children aged 5-12. Leaders Will Bouvel and Jen Holt Enriquez, first built the foundation of this work in Lent 2021 to teach to children at churches in the Episcopal...

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Diocesan Hunger Fund to Sunset

Diocesan Hunger Fund to Sunset

Since its inception in 1976, the EDOW Hunger Fund has provided grants to programs that address food insecurity within the geographical area of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington.

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Task Force on Black Ministries Report

Task Force on Black Ministries Report

At the 127th Diocesan Convention in January 2022, a Task Force on Black Ministries was established to study the revitalization of Black Churches in the Episcopal Diocese of Washington. The Task Force has completed its work, and the Task Force report is available here.

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Story Circles

Story Circles

by the Rev. Dr. Kate Heichler On an Advent Sunday [in 2021], a chunk of the congregation at Christ Church in La Plata gathered for our first parish lunch since the pandemic. Over chili and cornbread, we welcomed first-time visitors and longtime members, all there to...

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Updated Diocesan Safe Church, Safe Communities Policies

Updated Diocesan Safe Church, Safe Communities Policies

The programs formerly known as “Safeguarding God’s People” and “Safeguarding God’s Children;” have undergone massive updates and changes at the request of General Convention. The newly titled, “Safe Church, Safe Communities” program contains a modernization of content and course offerings reflective of our needs today.

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