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Our diocese has a 40-year relationship with the people of Cange, Haiti, and the surrounding area Haiti's Central Plateau.
In 1979 Father Fritz Lafontant met and formed a partnership with the Rt. Rev. William A. Beckham, sixth bishop of Upper South Carolina. That same year a church, L'Église Bon Sauveur, was erected at Cange on a dry and grassy hilltop.
In 1981 our diocese made t…Read More »
Our diocese supports work throughout Ecuador through our partnership with Educations Equals Hope.
Education Equals Hope (E=H) was started by Cameron Graham Vivanco, who previously served as the Youth Pastor of the Episcopal Church of the Advent, in Spartanburg, SC, before being called to full-time mission work in Ecuador.
The Committee on Environmental Stewardship and Justice is committed to providing information and resources to assist the churches in the Diocese to initiate or continue programs that reflect care for creation.
There are many ways for churches to get involved, from faith and education efforts to advocacy projects focusing on environmental issues. The committee seeks to encourag…Read More »
Reconciliation is at the heart of what it means to be a follower of Jesus. When conflict and division surround us we are called to be healers and reconcilers. The work of reconciliation begins as we seek to understand that which divides us. We commit ourselves to this work in our Baptismal Covenant, promising to “seek and serve Christ in all persons “and to “strive for just…Read More »
Episcopal Relief & Development is the international relief and development agency of The Episcopal Church and is guided by the principles of compassion, dignity, and generosity. In working to heal a hurting world ERD takes its mandate from the words of Jesus that call us to feed the hungry, care for the sick, and welcome the stranger.
Here's how you can help ERD change lives aroun…Read More »
The Matthew 25 Committee draws its name and vision from the words of our Lord in the Gospel of Matthew 25:40: "Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me."
The vision of the Matthew 25 Committee is to see every congregation in the diocese planting ministries of compassion and justice; every ministry seeking Go…Read More »
The bishops of the Fellowship of SC Bishops (Lutheran, Episcopal, Roman Catholic, United Methodist, African Methodist Episcopal, and Christian Methodist Episcopal judicatories) have come together in an ecumenical initiative to support a flourishing public education system in South Carolina. Our initiative is a state-wide effort by us as religious leaders to engage our approximate…Read More »