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Trinity Cranford Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fundraiser - September 2017

Flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey Credits: Episcopal Relief & Development

Trinity Episcopal Church, Cranford, New Jersey is collecting monetary donations for the Episcopal Relief & Development(ERD) Hurricane Harvey Response Fund during September. The money will fund the long-term Recovery phase of disaster relief which’ shifts to restoring services, repairing houses and buildings, returning individuals to self-sufficiency and rebuilding communities. “The challenge is long after the TV cameras are gone human suffering has grown and is chronic,” said Reverend Andy Kruger, of Trinity Cranford. “The Church excels at Recovery because we are part of the communities that have been impacted, can best identify needs and work with the community to address them”, he added.  Donations, made payable to “Episcopal Relief and Development” with ‘Hurricane Harvey Response Fund’ on the memo line, can be mailed to Trinity Church, 119 Forest Avenue, Cranford, NJ 07016 or dropped off at the church office. “Please help us support those who have been hit by Hurricane Harvey,” said Father Andy. For more information, please call 908.276-4047

Episcopal Relief & Development, started in 1940, is the compassionate response of The Episcopal Church to human suffering in the world. Hearing God's call to seek and serve Christ in all persons and to respect the dignity of every human being, Episcopal Relief & Development serves to bring together the generosity of Episcopalians and others with the needs of the world.  The ERD mandate comes from comes from Jesus' words found in Matthew 25: ‘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.’ For more information about Episcopal Relief & Development, please visit http://www.episcopalrelief.org/

Trinity Episcopal Church was founded in 1872. Trinity is a faith-based family church that welcomes all people without exception and strives to “know Christ and to make him known with joy, faith, and service.” Sunday services at 8 AM and 10 AM are celebrated by The Reverend Andy Kruger, Trinity’s Priest-in-Charge. In addition, Father Kruger officiates at the daily offices of Morning and Evening Prayer from Monday to Thursday at 8:30AM and 5:00 PM respectively in the Witherington Chapel, which is in the basement of the church and can be accessed by the outside stairs behind the church off the parking lot. For more information about Trinity please call 908-276-4047 or visit http://www.trinitycranford.org/.  Trinity also provides Trinity Episcopal Day School (TEDS). TEDS is a state licensed facility serving children from 2 1/2 years through Kindergarten, providing a nurturing, learning environment which promotes intellectual, emotional, social, spiritual and physical growth. Program options include Full or 1/2 days from 2-5 days a week, extended Hours: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM, and Kindergarten Wrap Around. For more information about TEDS, please cal 908-276-2881 or visit http://www.tedscranford.org 

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