Saturday, March 12, 2011

What we can do to assist Japan

Our Episcopal Church has had a long presence in Japan through the Church of the Nippon Se Ko Kei. Our arm of assistance in natural disasters is through Episcopal Relief and Development. This was on the ERD website this morning.

Effects of Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Widespread

March 11, 2011
Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by the 8.9-magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami that struck Japan at 2:46pm local time (12:46am EST). The effects of the disaster are widespread, affecting churches and partners around the Pacific region, including Hawai’i and the west coast of the US. Episcopal Relief & Development staff have reached out to local partners and are standing by, ready to offer assistance.

To read more, click HERE.

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