The Episcopal Church Advisory Council for the Stewardship of Creation is accepting applications for grants that focus on local faith-based projects for mitigating climate change and safeguarding the integrity of Creation. Deadline August 20. Find out more >
September 28 – October 1, 2017 • Sunday River, Maine Each working day, mariners push themselves in a race against time and nature to deliver the world’s commerce. In addition to the outdoor elements, our event also includes a “Philanthropy Challenge”, asking participants to raise funds and awareness for the Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) and its mariner support services. Find out more >
Episcopal Migration Ministries, the refugee resettlement agency of the Episcopal Church, invites participation in supporting its life-saving work through Stand To Support Refugees, a fundraising campaign to maintain a strong, viable ministry network to welcome those fleeing war, violence and persecution. Donations to Stand To Support Refugees will help strengthen important ministry to some of the most vulnerable throughout the world. Read more >
Episcopal Volunteers in Mission The Episcopal Church is re-launching the Episcopal Volunteers in Mission program. Find out more>
The Episcopal Diocese of Rochester is launching a College for Congregational Development this summer!The College is an intensive seven-day, six-night training program for lay and clergy leaders offered over two summers. 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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Register now for the 2017 Young Adult and Campus Ministry Leadership Conference, CULTIVATE: Resilient Hope, slated for June 25-28 at St. David’s Episcopal Church, Austin (Diocese of Texas). In addition to CULTIVATE: Resilient Hope, there will be a Pre-Conference on Sunday, June 25 from 2 pm to 6 pm. Read all about it > and Follow this on Facebook
Enjoy a selection of gourmet food trucks, beer tasting, DJ and lawn games at SCI’s International Seafarers' Center with the coolest view of Port Newark. SCI International Seafarers' Center 118 Export Street, Port Newark, NJ, 07114 Visit smschur.ch/portfest2017 to purchase tickets
Forward Movement is pleased to announce the Discipleship Matters conference for 2017. Episcopalians will gather Oct. 16-18 at St. Thomas’ Church, Whitemarsh in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, for a conference focused on helping leaders create a culture of discipleship in their congregations. Read the ENS article >Find out more >
Following a year of listening, consulting and reflection, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings and officers of the House of Bishops and House of Deputies are inviting Episcopalians to study and commit to using “Becoming Beloved Community: The Episcopal Church’s Long-term Commitment to Racial Healing, Reconciliation and Justice.” The full document is available here.
Thursdays at 2: Every Thursday at 2 pm Eastern, a new video illustrating the work of congregations and individuals will be posted on the Episcopal Church’s Facebook page here and YouTube Channel here.