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Hurricane Katrina
General Seminary Assists Dioceses Hard Hit By Katrina
(9/26/2005) The General Theological Seminary (GTS) will award a three-year full scholarship (tuition and fees) for seminarians to attend GTS from the Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast, the Diocese of Louisiana, and the Diocese of Mississippi, beginning with the academic year 2006-2007.
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Hurricane relief partnership system set for dioceses, congregations, institutions
(9/23/2005) Episcopal dioceses, congregations and institutions seeking to build companion relationships in hurricane relief are asked to work through a new churchwide system outlined September 22 during the fall meeting of the House of Bishops.
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John H. Kato, bishop of the Diocese of Tohoku(North-East), Anglican Church in Japan.
(8/31/2005) My name is John H. Kato, bishop of the Diocese of Tohoku(North-East), Anglican Church in Japan. We have a long-term friendship and prayer-partner ship between the Diocese of Louisiana.
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ERD helps more displaced people affected by Hurricane Katrina
(9/13/2005) Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) is providing support to more evacuees of Hurricane Katrina in Kansas and Tennessee.
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ERD receives $500,000 from Christ Church Cathedral, Indianapolis, for Hurricane Katrina relief
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Out of Deep Waters: Video report
(9/9/2005) Surrounded by scenes of devastation left behind by Hurricane Katrina, more than 50 parishioners of St. Mark's Church in Gulfport, Mississippi, were joined by police, military and relief workers September 4, as they worshipped on the site where their church once stood.
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Out of Deep Waters: Louisiana church provides radical hospitality to evacuees
(9/7/2005) Tirelessly reaching out to a community shattered by the aftereffects of Hurricane Katrina, the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana has temporarily relocated its offices to St. James Church in Baton Rouge, which is operating as a major distribution and sorting center and where staff and volunteers are working around the clock to meet the immediate needs of local evacuees.
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Out of Deep Waters: Robert Radtke, Episcopal Relief and Development
(9/7/2005) In an interview with ENS/Episcopal Life, Robert Radtke, president of Episcopal Relief and Development, speaks about the immediate needs and relief work in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
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Out of Deep Waters: Louisiana Bishop Charles Jenkins
(9/7/2005) In an interview with ENS/Episcopal Life, Bishop Charles Jenkins of Louisiana speaks about the aftereffects of Hurricane Katrina and the relief efforts in his diocese, which has temporarily relocated its offices to St. James' Church in Baton Rouge.
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Out of Deep Waters: Resilient Mississippi Episcopalians determined to rebuild Gulf Coast congregations
(9/6/2005) Surrounded by scenes of devastation left behind by
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Letter from Bishop Miguel Zaldivar of Cuba
(9/5/2005) Message of solidarity and prayer from the Bishop of Cuba.
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Register to Help Hurricane Survivors
(9/4/2005) ERD is creating a database of people who would like to volunteer in the areas affected by Hurricane Katrina. Thank you for your generosity and compassion for people living in this desperate situation.
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Lutherans Deploy Volunteers for Hurricane Debris Removal
(9/5/2005) Lutheran Disaster Response has gained access to areas of Alabama and Mississippi devastated by Hurricane Katrina, and it is ready to deploy volunteers for debris removal within a week, according to Heather L. Feltman, director for Lutheran Disaster Response, a ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod.
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Lutherans, Episcopalians Aid Survivors of Hurricane Katrina
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ERD Launches Full-Scale Response to Hurricane Katrina
(9/1/2005) Episcopal Relief and Development is launching a full-scale, multi-state response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina.  We responded immediately to the crisis, sending over $100,000 in emergency funds to four dioceses affected by the hurricane.  More emergency assistance will likely follow as we keep in close contact with our local partners.
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Letter From ELCA Presiding Bishop Hanson On Hurricane Katrina
(9/3/2005) The Rev. Mark S. Hanson, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) issued the following letter on Sept. 2, 2005...
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Episcopalians offer hope and homes to those displaced by Katrina
(9/2/2005) The outpouring of offers by Episcopalians to assist in relocating the displaced has been enormous. EMM is quickly gearing up to facilitate the relocation of desperate individuals and is hoping that many Episcopal churches will respond.
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Archbishop of Canterbury offers prayers for victims of Hurricane Katrina
(9/2/2005) The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, h
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Hurricane Katrina: News and appeals from Dioceses around the country
(9/1/2005) Bishops of the Episcopal Church are appealing to their parishioners to pray fervently and give generously to relief for the victims of Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, while individuals and congregations are making connections with those in need throughout the Gulf Coast region. Here is a compilation of statements and reports from around the Episcopal Church on relief for Hurricane Katrina's victims.
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A Collect for the victims of Hurricane Katrina
(9/1/2005) During Morning Prayer September 1 at Virginia Theological Seminary, Lonnie Lacy, a senior M.Div student, offered the following collect for the victims of Hurricane Katrina:
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Out of Deep Waters: Episcopalians mobilize in Katrina's aftermath
(8/31/2005) Episcopalians are working tirelessly to assess and
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Hurricane Katrina: A message from the Presiding Bishop
(8/31/2005) My dear brothers and sisters in Christ: I am sending this message by email to our bishops, clergy and congregations -- insofar as is possible -- so that it might be shared and that we might be a community united in prayer and service during this time.
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A message from Central American Primate Martín Barahona
(8/30/2005) We are praying hard after the tragedy provoked by Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Texas and Tennessee ... I would like to say we join in prayers asking for protection and the necessary strength to overcome this natural disaster and we are sure, because you are courageous people, you will recover and rebuild your lives promptly.
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Episcopalians respond as Katrina batters Gulf Coast
(8/29/2005) Episcopalians are already responding to the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, which made landfall August 29 in Southeastern Louisiana. With maximum winds estimated at 140 miles per hour, Katrina was downgraded from a category five to a category four hurricane, sparing the state its full force as it came ashore between Grand Isle and the mouth of the Mississippi River.
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