ECS – Consecration of Bishop Elsir Hassan

Despite the harrowing war in their country, this week has seen celebration for the Episcopal Church in the Sudan, particularly in the Nuba Mountains region.  Bishop Elsir Hassan Kuku was consecrated as the first Bishop of the newly established Diocese of Heiban. The consecration, led by the Most Rev. Ezekiel Kondo, Archbishop of the Episcopal […]

Sudan – Meeting in Cairo

In July 2023, Charles Raven (our CEO), Doug Ingram (our COO) and Sasha Raven (Senior Administrator for the GSFA) travelled to Cairo to meet Archbishop Ezekiel Kondo, the Primate of the Episcopal Church of Sudan, on his first journey outside of Sudan since the start of the conflict in April 2023.  The visit was also […]

Nuba Mountains – March 2023

Nuba Mountains – March 2023 In March Simon Tustin, the Executive Officer of Anglican International Development, embarked on a important visit to the Nuba Mountains in Sudan on behalf of the Relay Trust. During his visit Simon spent a week alongside Bishop Andudu, who is based in a small village located in the remote Nuba […]

Relay Trust statement on Sudan Conflict

Sudan Conflict April 2023 The Relay Trust is deeply concerned about the ongoing conflict in Sudan, which has resulted in the loss of many lives and displacement of countless others. We partner with the Episcopal Church of Sudan, whose members have been caught up in the violence. We stand in solidarity with the people of […]

Sudan February 2023

Sudan Provincial Training Workshop, February 2023 From 20-23 February 2023, the Provincial Peace Building in Khartoum played host to the Episcopal Church of Sudan (ECS) Provincial Training Workshop. The workshop was a resounding success, with engaging discussions, excellent facilitation and a real sense of the Holy Spirit guiding the work of all in the room. […]