How can Episcopalians “vote faithfully”? The Office of Government Relations offers links to voter registration information, states’ voting policies and poling locations, as well as guidance on individual action and how to mobilize communities in ways guided by faith. Read the ENS article >
Upstate Province 2 Revival Oct 5-6 at Camp Eastman in Rochester, New York! Great music, great preaching, great storytelling and sharing of testimonies--all are welcome! Begins at 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct 5 and ends at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct 6. Y'all come!
A warm welcome to all from the Staff of the Mercer School! Fall is here and as we lead up to the celebration of the 150 th Anniversary of our diocese, Mercer begins our events and course schedule. There are many new opportunities for learning and enrichment if you look through the printed Course Catalog available in parish offices and online atwww.mercerschool.org.
Save the Date: eFormation + Building Faith Webinars All webinars are the middle Wednesday of the month, at 3pm eastern. Remember that if you register, you'll automatically receive the recordings and resources. Register here for Fall 2018:
Grant program to be developed to support congregations’ work on racial healing By David Paulsen The grant program outlined in General Convention's Resolution D002 marks the first time the church will provide direct financial support for Episcopalians working toward racial healing and justice in their congregations and communities. Becoming Beloved Community is a framework that launched just last year. It is broken into four parts that are illustrated as a labyrinth: telling the truth about our churches and race, proclaiming the dream of Beloved Community, practicing the way of love in the pattern of Jesus and repairing the breach in society. Read more >
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in New Hartford, NY will be hosting the Watoto Children's Choir from Uganda Africa. The date of the concert is Wed. Oct 3rd @ 7:00pm. EVERYONE is invited to join us for a wonderful evening of signing, fun, and joy!! Please feel free to share this email with your family and friends. Find out more >
About ECE DaysEarly Childhood Education programs sponsored by Episcopal parishes and cathedrals stand as vibrant expressions of the Episcopal Church's historic commitment to quality education for young children. Join your regional colleagues for a day of learning and connection. Explore with NAES…
Key characteristics of Episcopal schools in a preschool setting
Christ the King Spiritual Life Center welcomes Judith MacNutt from Christian Healing Ministries as the keynote speaker for a conference dedicated to the transforming power of Jesus Christ. The conference begins Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. and ends with a Healing Service on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. More information >
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>