Resource from FORMA for March For Our Lives participants The Forma board offers you this link to a resource prepared in response to the church wide participation in March For Our Lives and similar events: Best practices for bringing youth and adults to a protest or march https://www.forma.church/bringing-youth-and-adults-to-a-protest-or-march/ A special thanks to the Diocese of Washington for your great hospitality.
Registration is now open for the Episcopal Church Young Adult Festival, scheduled to run concurrently with the 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church. The Young Adult Festival is designed for young adults 18-30 years old to meet peers from across the globe, pray and learn together, engage in the church’s legislative process, and help discern God’s call for the Episcopal Church. The 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church will be held Thursday, July 5 to Friday, July 13 at The Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas (Diocese of Texas). The Young Adult Festival will be July 4-9 in Austin at General Convention. The registration deadline for those traveling to Austin is May 1. Read more >
Episcopal Church Invites Comments on 2019-2021 Draft Budget The Episcopal Church Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance (known as PB&F) invites comments on the draft budget for the 2019-2021 triennium.
The Episcopal Church draft budget for the 2019-2021 triennium is available here.
PB&F invites comments on the draft budget. Feedback can be recorded here.
Deadline for offering feedback is Thursday, May 31.
PB&F will hold face-to-face hearings during General Convention and reminds the church that all resolutions must be filed by 5 pm Central on July 7, the 2nd day of Convention.
Registration is open for the 2018 Episcopal Communicators conference, EpisComm18 April 17-20 at Kanuga Conference Center in North Carolina. The theme of the conference is "Pause. Connect. Grow." Information about the schedule, workshops, optional pre-conference intensives and our keynote speaker and chaplain all are on our website, http://episcopalcommunicators.org/.
The well-attended and ever-popular Episcopal Youth Event (EYE) is looking for a host diocese for 2020. The Office of Youth Ministries of the Episcopal Church is now accepting applications from dioceses interested in hosting the 2020 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE20). For a variety of scheduling factors, EYE20 is tentatively scheduled for either the week of July 6 or the week of July 13, 2020. 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.
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Applications are now being accepted for educational scholarships from the Episcopal Church for the 2018-2019 academic year. The scholarships assist students who are mostly enrolled in theological education and training. Online applications are required. Deadline for applications is April 6.Find out more >
Innovative scholars and ministry leaders transform lives. Since 1964 the Episcopal Church Foundation (ECF) has supported over 200 scholars and ministry leaders throughout the Episcopal Church, fostering innovation in theological formation and ministerial leadership in challenging times. Click here to learn more about the 2017 Fellows. The application process for the 2018 Fellowship is now open and the deadline to submit applications is Friday, March 16, 2018. Click here to learn more and apply.
Registration is now open for the two 2018 sessions of the Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency, an innovative nine-day intensive course designed for diocesan staff, clergy, lay leaders, and seminarians to learn cultural competency for Latino ministry. Registration deadlines: Registration for the June session at Bloy House is here. Registration deadline is May 31. Registration for the August session at Sewanee is here. Registration deadline is July 20 Find out more >
Registration is now open for the next Evangelism Matters, an Episcopal Evangelism Conference on March 15-17 for anyone excited to learn about sharing and growing loving, liberating, life-giving relationships with God. Find out more >
New Online Martin Luther King Jr. Video Teaching Series: Martin Luther King Jr.: Epistles & Prophets On April 4, 2018, the nation will mark 50 years since the death of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In observance of the lasting impact of Dr. King’s ministry, Trinity Church Wall Street is offering a new video curriculum at www.trinitywallstreet.org/mlk for use by individuals or in group education settings. Find out more >
Forward Movement is pleased to announce the Good Book Club, a church-wide program that invites all Episcopalians to read Luke and Acts during Lent-Easter 2018. Participants in the Good Book Club will begin reading Luke the Sunday before Lent, February 11, 2018, and finish up the Book of Acts on the Day of Pentecost, May 20, 2018. Find out more >
Episcopal Relief & Development invites supporters to “Learn from Our Children” with this year’s Lenten Meditations, featuring reflections written by staff, partners and friends from around the Episcopal Church and Anglican Communion. Find out more >
Equipping the Church for Faith Formation:The CMT provides resources and training for thoughtful, innovative Christian formation for all ages. Find out more>