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The parishioners of Holy Comforter make financial contributions to the following global mission projects:

Alliance for Haiti’s Children: Headquartered here in Vienna, VA, AHC partners with rural communities in Haiti to create networks of quality schools. This community-based model expands educational opportunities for twelve thousand children with six integrated programs. Volunteers 18 years and older may participate in summer camps in Haiti.

American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem:  Devoted to building hope and peace by financially supporting education and healthcare available to all in the Holy Land and raising awareness in the US. Contact Mary Obaidy.

College of the Transfiguration in South Africa: This College has been offering academic education and training for Anglican clergy for twenty-five years. The Rev. Dr. Vicentia Kgabe, Rector of the College, visited and preached at Holy Comforter in December, 2016.

Compass Rose Society: Supports the work of the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Anglican Communion.

Days for Girls International: Celebrates the inherent worth and dignity of girls and women by providing sustainable feminine hygiene solutions and health education, thereby strengthening communities. Thus far, they have reached women and girls in more than 100 countries.

Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem: The Diocese of Jerusalem covers five countries and is home to thirty parishes. Alongside the ministries of healthcare and education, the Diocesan Peace and Reconciliation department continues to work at strengthening interfaith dialogue with Jews and Muslims.

Episcopal Relief and Development: “Healing a hurting world”, ERD serves and supports suffering people worldwide.

Five Talents: Fights poverty, creates jobs and transforms lives by empowering the poor in developing countries through innovative savings and financial inclusion programs, business training and spiritual development. The jobs Five Talents creates are undergirded by sound business training and funded by microloans. As a volunteer with Five Talents you can help transform lives among some of the world’s most vulnerable poor. Many staff and Board members are Holy Comforter parishioners, and we contribute to mission trips undertaken by Five Talents volunteers. Contact Aimee Davis.

Hope for Humanity, South Sudan: Headquartered in Richmond, VA, Hope for Humanity is “Equipping South Sudan’s Girls and Boys for Leadership through a Quality education with a Christian Foundation”

Iglesia Espiritu Sancto Parish, Santa Rita, Honduras: Holy Comforter has a long-standing relationship with Deacon Concepcion Santos in Santa Rita, Honduras. Our Parish treasurer coordinates with former parishioner Marco Caceres to support Deacon Santos with two stipends during the year. Due to safety concerns, Holy Comforter has sent no mission teams since 2012.

Listening Hearts Ministries: Teaching people the practice of spiritual discernment through prayerful listening in supportive communities. Contact Frances Sullinger.

Reading is Fundamental: Headquartered in Washington, DC, RIF is the leading champion for children’s literacy through meaningful research, quality content, and equal access to impact all kids with the power of reading.