Episcopal Evangelism 101 - Regional Training Event May 8 &9, 2020 in Bath, NY Due to the COVID-19 crisis, this event has been canceled. We may reschedule it for 2021.
From Episcopal Relief & Development : ONE THOUSAND DAYS OF LOVE is a $3 million grassroots Church-wide fundraising campaign dedicated to expanding the organization’s global programs, improving the lives of children up to age six. Episcopal Relief & Development invites individuals, congregations, and dioceses to join ONE THOUSAND DAYS OF LOVE by engaging in acts of love of their own. Find out more >
Nuevo Amanecer, a biennial event that unifies and celebrates the Latino ministries from across The Episcopal Church - Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) precautions the Nuevo Amanecer conference scheduled for May 12-15, 2020 is being postponed to a later date.
Oasis 2020: Young Adult and Campus Ministry Conference The Office of Young Adult and Campus Ministries (YACM) is pleased to announce the planning team who will be crafting Oasis 2020, the conference for young adult and campus ministers, June 23-26, 2020 in Tucson, Arizona. Find out more >
The Seamen's Church Institute's 43rd Annual Silver Bell Awards Dinner Wednesday, June 10th, 2020 Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers, New York, NY 6:00 pm Cocktail Reception 7:30 pm Awards DinnerDownload our Table, Ticket, and eJournal form here. Information on the 2019 Silver Bell event may be found here.
Episcopal Asset Map www.episcopalassetmap.org Churches and other ministry locations should update their information on the asset map Find your place on the map, then click on "Update This Place" to begin. It's easy - watch this seriesof short videos to learn how!
Young Adult Service Corps
Jonathan Daniels Youth Civil Rights Pilgrimage August 6-8, 2020 Visiting Atlanta, Georgia and Birmingham, Selma, Montgomery and Hayneville, Alabama Details to be announced. For more information, click here.
As in previous years, Province II will consider Constable Grant applications. Council may submit only one application endorsed by the Province. In light of the March 31, 2020 deadline for Provincial Council to submit its endorsed application, for an application to Council to be considered it must be submitted via email to Secretary Paul Ambos <firstname.lastname@example.org> by February 29, 2020. This will allow Council to consider all applications. No applications submitted to Council after the stated deadline will be considered.
Since 1964, ECF has awarded 229 Fellowships to individuals pursuing advanced academic studies and special ministries with the aim of educating and equipping future lay and clergy leaders. ECF is pleased to announce thatthe application for the 2020 Fellowship is now open. Applications for 2020 will be available from November 2019 - March 16, 2020.
The Episcopal Church Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, N. Kurt Barnes, is pleased to announce the online publication of the latest version of the Manual of Business Methods in Church Affairs. The Canons of The Episcopal Church set forth the general responsibility and accountability for the stewardship of the Church’s money and property. Title I, Canon 7 specifically addresses the business methods prescribed for every diocese, parish, mission, and institution subject to the authority of the Episcopal Church. “This edition of the Manual of Business Methods in Church Affairs, which can be found at https://episcopalchurch.org/files/mbm_dec2019.pdf,
Light • Water • Food • Shelter • Community Worship engages our deepest human needs and has the power to transform our lives. Join the Brothers of SSJE in exploring the signs and symbols at the heart of Christian worship. This free 5-week offering encourages individuals and groups to explore the riches of our worship traditions, liturgy and sacraments, and the art and architecture of our worship spaces, revealing the full meaning of these signs, deepening our experience of Christian vocation and guiding us toward ongoing conversion.
Pray As You Go is a daily prayer session, designed for use on portable devices and available for free through the App Store and Google Play. Each session is 10-13 minutes, combining music, scripture, and some questions for reflection to help you pray whenever you find time, but particularly while traveling to and from work, study, etc. It is produced by Jesuit Media Initiatives, with material written by a number of Jesuits.
‘Living the Way of Love in Community’
A year after the introduction by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry of the Way of Love, Practices for a Jesus-Centered Life, The Episcopal Church continues to offer new resources for congregations interested in following the Way of Love as a way of life. New this fall are the FAQ’s for Small Group Ministry video, a social media infographic, as well as a postcard-sized infographic. These resources are available here.
The Center for the Ministry of Teaching Whether you read Building Faith, Episcopal Teacher or eFormation, we're here to support you in ministry. Once a month, we'll send you helpful resources, updates, and need-to-knows, all to serve you. Check out this notice>
Parish Communicators' Monthly Virtual Meet-up Are you a volunteer or staff member who supports communications in your parish? Do you edit the newsletter? Keep social media humming? Oversee the website? Do you want to connect peers in Episcopal parishes all over the Church? A grassroots group of parish communicators is starting a monthly meeting to share ideas, address common challenges and build relationships. To join the group and get updates on meetings, fill out this form.