Thursday, December 13, 2018

News from the Diocese of Pennsylvania

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How saving Philly’s historic sacred spaces can make the city stronger (Phila. Inquirer)
Read about a partnership that is helping congregations to better serve and engage their community. Canon Berlenbach is involved in this work.Please contact him if you want to creatively re-envision your own space.Read article here.
Homeless Memorial Day (12/20, Thomas Paine Plaza )
The Diocese is a sponsor of this day to honor those that have died and "recommit ourselves to ending homelessness." More details here.


Sustainability: A New Year's Resolution
Make the new year a new step forward in sustainability. The Rev. Claire Nevin-Field, part of the Creation Committee and rector of St. Peter's Church in Phila., shares her church's sustainability action checklist here. For more information,contact us.

MLK: Celebrating his life and legacy (1/21, Darby Recreation Center)
Your donations needed. A unique partnership between the Church Farm School and Darby schoolchildren leads up to a day of activity for all. More details here.

Save the Date: Bowling with the Bishop (3/9, Wynnewood Lanes)
Youth across the Diocese are invited for a day of pizza and bowling with the Bishop. More information here.RSVP here.



Ordinations (12/14 and 12/15)
Your presence and prayers are requested for three people that will be ordained this weekend. More details here.
Rites of Initiation (1/5, Philadelphia Cathedral)
This is for those desiring to be baptized, confirmed, received, or reaffirmed into The Episcopal Church. More details here.
Know Jesus. Change the World.

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