Diocesan Staff Opening: The Episcopal Diocese of Newark, a diocese of the Episcopal Church comprising 94 churches in the northern third of New Jersey, seeks a highly energetic and self-driven professional to provide executive administrative support to the Diocesan Bishop. Complete information >
Two Diocesan Staff Positions Now Hiring Diocese of New Jersey Chief Financial Officer The CFO supports the Diocesan mission to form people as disciples of Jesus Christ so they can carry out God’s mission of reconciliation in the world. This support takes the form of advising, resourcing and building strong relationships and sound operational financial practices between and throughout the congregations of the diocese. Read more and apply by May 27
Diocese of New Jersey Staff Accountant Our common call is to form people as disciples of Jesus Christ so they can carry out God’s mission of reconciliation in the world. Our Staff Accountant is primarily responsible for executing and recording daily transactions within our Blackbaud Financial Edge accounting system, summarizing special reports in Excel, and assisting our Controller with communications.Read more and apply by May 20
Celebrating Pentecost at Home by Jay LaNunziata offers historical context for the Feast of Weeks alongside an array of activities to enjoy at home or at a community gathering.
Create your own Pentecost Story Bag with support from Flame Creative Children's Ministry. They offer affordable ideas to spark a conversation around Pentecost. This tool is great for church gatherings and as an easy take home resource that the church can share.
Happy Pentecost! is an extensive list of ideas and resources to keep in mind while preparing for the celebration of Pentecost. Carolyn C. Brown's reflections include ways to frame the occasion with language like "a birthday party for the church." It also highlights traditions such as the selection of hymns and more.
Gender Inclusive Children's Ministry: Where to Start by Rowan Larson offers a handful of low-barrier things we can do in children's ministry to be more affirming. Larson closes the article with this powerful sentence: "Breaking down the harmful ideas and binaries that many of us have been taught in our own minds and selves is the hardest, and most important, part of the work when it comes to helping our children feel safe, secure, and comfortable about being exactly who God created them to be when at church."