"Be dressed for action and have your lamps lit"
Luke 12:35 NRSV
As Christians, we are called to serve the vulnerable in our communities. In a disaster, our vulnerabilities are laid bare before us and our call to serve becomes clearly present. Episcopal Relief & Development and The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California aim to equip congregations to prepare themselves ahead of time to respond to the needs of their parishioners and their community. Our method of disaster preparedness is based on the tenets of Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD). A thorough preparedness process can transform the way we do ministry, even if a catastrophe never befalls our community. Learn more about community resilience here!