The Diocese of Southern Ohio has a strong commitment to furthering the Millennium Development Goals and once again has designated .07% of its convention budget for MDG mission grants. These grants are designed to help organizations and groups with connections in our diocese to do national and world mission that support one or more of the MDGs. ..
A 2014 MDG review The Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) were developed by the international community including leaders from 191 countries and endorsed by development institutions and religious bodies in 2000. The goals were targeted to be reached within 15 years by the end of 2015. The Episcopal Church in its General Convention adopted the MDGs ..
R14-01 PRAYER SUPPORT FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY THE EBOLA CRISIS IN WEST AFRICA Whereas, we are members of a global community of brothers and sisters, and the prediction of the loss of an untold number of deaths from the deadly Ebola virus is becoming a reality, and threats to the lives and health of our brothers and sisters in ..
Four years ago, St. John’s, Worthington, embarked on a project to help repair the Episcopal Elementary School in Robert’s Port, Liberia. The school was severely destroyed and ransacked during Liberia’s long civil war (1989-2003). The building was unfit; yet, because of the dire need for education, the school’s authority continued to conduct classes there for the children of the 10,000 resident community. There ..