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How a Child Soldier Met His Maker

“We had war here. The young people joined the rebel groups. When the government took control, they came back to society. But they were troublemakers in the society because they are not employed. Also, those who are drug addicted, they do nothing. The government doesn’t care for them. But as a church, if we can […]

Grace in Practice Events Postponed Due to Severe Weather

Dear Friends, Due to severe weather conditions across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, we are regretfully postponing our “Grace in Practice” events in Boston and Washington D.C.. We will still hold our event in Charleston as planned on Tuesday, January 26. We look forward to rescheduling the Boston and Washington D.C. dinners in the near future, […]


Refugee Crisis in South Sudan Intensifies

ARDF has received an appeal for emergency funding from trusted Anglican partners who are providing vital assistance to refugees fleeing escalating violence in South Sudan. Read more about the crisis that began in December 2013 here.  [button link=”″ size=”xl” color=”green” class=”button-donate-button”]Donate Now[/button] Relief Updates: 1. South Sudan Refugee Crisis Update — Bishop Grant LeMarquand (8/22/2015) Bp. Moses Deng from the […]

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Emergency Appeal: Flooding in Myanmar Affects Over 200,000

ARDF has received an appeal for emergency funding from The Church of the Province of Myanmar (CPM) to help victims of severe flooding caused by an unusually violent monsoon season. [button link=”″ size=”xl” color=”green” class=”button-donate-button”]Donate Now[/button] Relief Updates: 1. Myanmar Flooding Relief Update — Stories from the Field (08/29/15) Many have been killed and hundreds of thousands have […]


True Partnership, Not Patronage

Overcoming Anglicanism’s Colonial Past Through Global Collaboration By The Rev. Charles Treichler “For the first time in the history of giving within the Church, we see true partnership, not patronage.”- The Most Rev. Henry Luke Orombi, former Archbishop of Uganda, speaking about the founding of ARDF. We don’t think about it very often here in North America, […]


First Person Report From Nepal

Donate to the Nepal Relief Fund Learn more about ARDF’s response to this crisis. This relief update comes from The Rev. Bill Jerdan and the REC Board of Foreign Missions:  A friend serving in the Anglican Diocese of Singapore Mission Office, and who speaks the Nepali language, participated in the first Diocesan team to arrive […]


Archbishop Foley Beach Calls Anglican Churches to Stand with Our Brothers and Sisters in Nepal on May 31st

Use this Church Bulletin Insert to help your congregation get involved on May 31st. Beloved in the Lord, In addition to serving as Archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America, I have the distinct honor of serving as President of The Anglican Relief and Development Fund.  It is with a heavy heart that I ask you to […]


ARDF Welcomes New GROW Initiative Coordinator

ARDF is thrilled to announce the hiring of Caleb Vits as our new GROW Initiative Coordinator. “Caleb brings an ideal combination of gifts and passions to the Coordinator position,” said The Rev. Charles Treichler, ARDF Communication Manager. “He’s incredibly personable and has the energy, experience, and passion for social justice necessary to successfully build on […]