Thursday, May 30, 2019

Diocesan News

Closed Episcopal Church in Center City reopened to find a new mission (Philadelphia Inquirer)
ICYMI The Philadelphia Inquirer had two stories on the diocese over the holiday weekend. The first on the move and the second on the re-opening of St. Stephens. "“When we abandon one of these places we abandon the possibilities of spreading what we believe in so deeply," said Bishop Gutiérrez. Read here.
Wear Orange Sunday
6/2, Across the Diocese
Wear Orange is a national program to raise awareness and speak out about gun violence. Wear Orange this Sunday, June 2nd. Watch the video here.
Supporting materials available here.



Summer Choir Camp
6/17-6/21 and 7/29-8/2
Unique one week programs at both St. Mark's Philadelphia and St. Peter's Philadelphia provide an exceptional music experience for children. Camp ages vary for each program. Both churches offer after-school programs during the year as well.

A Day in Their Shoes: Poverty Simulation
10/5, Bishop McDevitt Highschool
Poverty is a reality for many individuals and families. But unless you've experienced poverty, it's difficult to truly understand. People across the diocese are invited to participate in a Poverty Simulation, you will take on the identity of a real person in poverty. People with experience providing services operate stations. More details.

Ordinations
6/8, Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral
The Bishop will be ordaining six deacons and receiving one; and receiving two priests. Please join us. Reception to follow. More details.
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Alex's Lemonade Stand
6/9, Incarnation Holy Sacrament, Drexel Hill

The awesome kids of the Sunday School are holding their annual "Alex's Lemonade Stand" on Sunday, June 9, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM on the church's front lawn! More details.
Lobsterfest
6/1, Trinity, Solebury

Featuring music by the award winning St. Thomas Gospel Choir, Trinity celebrates its 24th Annual Lobsterfest, a picnic style party featuring live bands, raffle, crafts, children’s games, and, of course, lobster and rib dinners. More details.

Community Flea Market
6/1, St. Jude and The Nativity,
Lafayette Hill
St. Jude's World Famous Flea Market returns! Tons of vendors including food, great shopping, and easy parking. (The diocese will have a table here too.) More details.
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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Diocesan News


Creating Race in America
6/2, St. Peter's School, Philadelphia
Led by St. Peter's Church parishioner and Villanova faculty member, Catherine Kerrison, this interactive conversation looks at a series of laws passed between 1639 and 1705 in colonial Virginia to understand how ideas about race were created and woven into the very fabric of our legal systems. More details.
Understanding Your Potential
6/12, Gryphon Cafe, Wayne
“Potential” is a very weird thing. It doesn’t actually exist yet but many of us base our lives on it. What do think is your “potential”? How do you reach it? St. Martin’s Church, Radnor and Christ Church, Ithan are hosting a conversational gathering for the community on this. More details.


Wear Orange Sunday
6/2, Across the Diocese
Wear Orange is a national program to raise awareness and speak out about gun violence. On Sunday, June 2nd, the Diocesan Anti-Gun Violence Commission invites your congregation to participate in Wear Orange Sunday. More details.



Ordinations
6/8, Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral
The Bishop will be ordaining six deacons and receiving one; and receiving two priests. Please join us. Reception to follow. More details.

Antiques Appraisal Roadshow
6/22, Trinity Gulph Mills
What are your antiques and inherited items worth? Find out with Gordon Converse, famed antiques expert and former evaluator on PBS’ The Antiques Roadshow.  More details.


More Events/News
Safe Church Training
6/15, Trinity Buckingham

This is diocesan-wide training for all persons requiring Safe-Church training. This event will provide face-to-face training led by Erika Bower of St. Thomas, Whitemarsh. More details.
Check out our jobs page for the latest openings for clergy and laity positions across the diocese. Visit here.
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