Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2019 Friday, January 18, 2019 to Friday, January 25, 2019 The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is an international Christian ecumenical observance kept annually between January 18 and January 25. It is an octave, that is, an observance lasting eight days. Background and resources are available in English, French and Spanish:
Scene & Unseen: Facing Race Through Film This conference will use film as a vehicle to engage in conversations about structural racism, both past and present, and faith. Registration required. Find out more>
This October 5th-14th 2019, the United Thank Offering, accompanied by the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana, is thrilled to offer a UTO Pilgrims on the Camino, a pilgrimage that combines portions of walking the Camino with visits to UTO grant sites in Madrid and Northwest Spain. Find out more >
EJE19: Episcopal Youth Event The Department of Faith Formation, in partnership with the Episcopal Church Office of Latino Ministries and Office of Global Partnerships, and the seven dioceses of Province IX are pleased to announce that Evento de Jóvenes Episcopales (EJE19) will be July 17, 2019 to July 20, 2019 at Ciudad del Saber in Panama City, Panama. Find out more > The priority deadline for this application is January 15th 2019, and offers will be extended beginning February 1st 2019
ECF is pleased to announce that the application for the 2019 Fellowship is now open. Visit theECF website to learn more about theFellowship Partners Programand begin the application process. Since 1964, ECF has awarded 225 Fellowships to individuals pursuing advanced academic studies and special ministries with the aim of educating and equipping future lay and clergy leaders. The last ECF Fellowships were awarded in June 2018 to Sarah Barton and Joshua Rodriguez-Hobbs; you can read about their work here.
Applications are now accepted for the 2019 United Thank Offering grants. The application forms are available here. The focus for the 2019 United Thank Offering grants is Go: Crossing boundaries created by race, culture, and economics to create communities that listen deeply and learn to live like Jesus. More information is available here. The deadline is March 1, 2019
Applications are now accepted for Conant Grants from the Episcopal Church for the 2019-2020 academic year. Conant Grant funds are provided for the improvement of seminary-based theological education. Specifically, the grants are directed for the support of research, writing and course development undertaken by faculty members at the recognized Episcopal seminaries in the United States. Information, instructions, and application are available here. Deadline for submitting an application is Friday, February 15. Grant recipients will be announced in March.
Episcopal Relief & Development celebrates the 15th anniversary of the organization’s Lenten Meditations with inspiring selections from previous years that highlight the incredible depth and insight provided by leaders from around The Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion. The booklets are now available in both English and Spanish atwww.episcopalrelief.org/lent.
Life Transformed: The Way of Love in Lent and Easter Visit Lenten Resources 2019 for this and other seasonal resources The journey through Lent into Easter is a journey with Jesus. We are baptized into his life, self-giving, and death; then, we rise in hope to life transformed. This Lent, communities are invited to walk with Jesus in his Way of Love and into the experience of transformed life. Together, we will reflect anew on the loving actions of God as recounted in the Easter Vigil readings. Together, we will walk through the depths of salvation history into the fullness of redemption.
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.
Equipping the Church for Faith Formation:The CMT provides resources and training for thoughtful, innovative Christian formation for all ages. Find out more>
MONS NVBIFER SANCTVS Contemplative Christian Formation for the Whole of Life www.monsnubifer.org Mons Nubifer Sanctus (Holy Cloud-Bearing Mountain) offers weekend, week-long and longer-term residential programs that assist people of all walks and stations of life to explore and to enter the spiritual wisdom and ways of the ancient Christian faith. Find out about their blog and coming events.
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>