The Development Office of The Episcopal Church seeks to obtain large gifts to fund the mission of the church.

The work is currently focused on rebuilding the Episcopal Church presence in Haiti, helping Navajoland become self-sufficient, and supporting historically Black Colleges of The Episcopal Church.

The Development Office also provides thought-leadership and resources to other fundraising efforts of The Episcopal Church. It will soon make available a proprietary prospect research offering to dioceses and congregations.

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August 14, 2013
Whenever I think of Haiti these days, I hear the words “feed my sheep.” That’s partly because the memorial service that our group of pilgrims attended on the third anniversary of the earthquake was on Good Shepherd Sunday, and more specifically because I was profoundly moved by Presiding Bishop Katherine Jefferts Schori’s sermon in which she urged both survivors and...
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August 14, 2013
New life is, after all, what we, as Christians, celebrate in the Resurrection of our Lord. It is what we celebrate in the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti as well. It has been three years – and counting – since the devastating January 12, 2010 earthquake when lives, schools, churches, and employment were shattered in 35 seconds. With 255 schools and 37 hospitals and clinics, the Diocese of...
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August 14, 2013
“Only connect,” wrote E.M. Forester, and that is precisely what this Episcopal Haiti Database is set up to do. It is a listing of Episcopal-related contacts working on, in, or with Haiti reconstruction and mission efforts. The project was born in an effort for the Development Office to get a sense of the scope and range of Episcopal involvement in Haiti, thereby revealing...
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June 3, 2013
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October 6, 2011
As a stewardship and development officer in the Episcopal Church I awoke the other day in my Seattle apartment thinking about Francis of Assisi and his spiritual gift to us through his philanthropic stewardship. These thoughts were not just because the church recently celebrated his feast day, but more because of my attendance at the Episcopal Church’s Office of Mission Funding's...