The Countdown to Iraq Begins

Fr. Chris and a mission team of three others leave for Iraq on October 3. Learn more about the trip in the first of the videos. Those who have donated, volunteered, and held the people of Iraq in… Read More

[Image description: SWIC Executive Director Deb Parker stands behind the SWIC booth table at the 2018 Episcopal Church General Convention. Behind her is a banner with the SWIC name and logo and an easel with a map of Iraq. The table has brochures, fliers, pens, etc.]

Episcopal Church Approves Resolution “Supporting Christians in Iraq”

Father Chris Bishop, on behalf of SWIC, drafted the initial resolution “Supporting Christians in Iraq” to be presented to the 79th Episcopal Church General Convention. The House of Deputies concurred with the resolution. Below is the full text… Read More

Meet Archdeacon Bill Schwartz in Philadelphia

Christmas in the Middle East The Episcopal Diocese of Philadelphia warmly welcomes the Venerable Canon Bill Schwartz, Archdeacon of the Gulf December 15-19, 2016 DioPa is honored to welcome the Venerable Canon Bill Schwartz, OBE, the Archdeacon of… Read More


Isis is Strong, but Love is Stronger! iROCK4IRAQ iROCK4IRAQ is an outdoor benefit concert to raise funds for persecuted Christians in desperate need in Iraq. Our motto is “Isis is strong, but Love is Stronger!” Come join us… Read More

March 8, 2016

We were blessed to have another screening “Where Is Our Place?” and panel discussion at the Philadelphia Cathedral this past Saturday. Thank you, thank you to all who attended and donated! We are always looking for volunteers to… Read More