Saturday, September 21, 2019

Diocesan News

Convention Nominees, Details and Deadlines
11/1-11/2, Philadelphia Cathedral
Stay up to date on Convention deadlines; a list of all open positions (deadline to nominate is 10/2; and come to one of our

Celebration of New Ministry: Ted Thompson
9/25, Trinity, Swarthmore
Please join Trinity Episcopal Church in Swarthmore for a celebration when the Rev. Dr. Edward E. B. Thompson will be formally installed as rector. More details.

Bishop's Office Hours
9/26, St. Luke's and the Epiphany
As part of Bishop Gutiérrez’s pledge to serve the churches of the Diocese, he has made a commitment to have office hours in the deaneries. In addition, Canons from the Offices of the Diocese will accompany the Bishop. More details.

Upper Room
9/25, Radnor Memorial Library
The Upper Room is a mid-week community conversation open to all hosted by St. Martin’s Church, Radnor and Christ Church, Ithan. The next gathering will focus on “What is the most compelling vision of life that pulls me into my present and future moments?” More details.

Ladysitting Author Signing
9/29, St. Dunstan's
Author Lorene Cary will be reading from and discussing her recent, critically acclaimed book Ladysitting. "Thoroughly engaging . . . Cary invites readers into a complex extended family . . . [and] recounts a distinctly American story.” -NPR . More details.
Pilgrimage to the Holy Land
March 2020
Join Bishop Daniel Gutiérrez on a pilgrimage through Israel and Palestine, retracing the footsteps of Jesus. Highlights include prayerful encounters in Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Jericho, Nazareth, the Galilee, Nablus, and Emmaus, including several intimate Eucharists at key holy sites. More details.
Trunk or Treat
10/31, St. John's, Norristown
Join us at our new office on Halloween for trunk or treat. We fill the parking lot with mobile candy units. Organized by the diocesan deacons. Young and young at heart invited. If your church is willing to staff and man a car trunk for the event, contact us. We need 23 total.  More details.

More News/Notices
Diocesan Warehouse Open House
The warehouse (at St. Phillip's, 317 Oreland MIll Rd., Oreland 19075) will be open on 9/21 and 9/23 from 10 am to noon. All items (hymnals, prayer books, etc.) are free to parishes and diocesan organizations. Contact carl.knapp@verizon.net for registration and inventory list. The next Open House will be in November.
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