Saturday, October 20, 2018

News from the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania

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Infrastructure Grants Available
The application period is open for churches looking for money to address infrastructure issues that get in the way of ministry. This is the second year of the $1.5M program. Each year, 10 churches can receive up to $30K. Read more.



Understanding the Budget
Bishop Gutiérrez outlines the 2019 budget and the Finance Committee, Budget Committee and the Treasurer weigh in with more details. "I rejoice in the fact that after our first two years together, people no longer ask whether I am going to close or sell their church. Instead, people envision 'how can we grow together?'" Read it now.


Dr. Meeks/Racial Healing (Phila. Cathedral, 11/3)
Dr. Catherine Meeks, Executive Director of the Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing in Atlanta will be our guest speaker for a conference designed to help youth and young adult leaders have a greater understanding of the importance of their voice and actions as advocates for racial healing. For more details.


A day of ideas and experiences of the state of black Episcopal churches in Philadelphia. Guest speaker is Rev. Canon Ronald Charles Byrd Missioner for Black Ministries The Episcopal Church. More details here.

Faith with a Twist (St. Christopher's, 11/17)
Are you interested in starting a yoga class at your church? Faith With A Twist is a special training workshop to get that going. More details.





Healing Ceremony & Mass for Veterans (St. Luke's Germantown, 11/11)
This is a healing service for veterans to share their stories. Service with Eucharist to follow. For more details.





Becca Stevens from Thistle Farms will be the featured speakers. (In 2019, the conference will take place in April.) Register for November now.For more details.




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