Thursday, September 03, 2020

News from the Diocese


Abundance! Vegetables from the garden at St. David's in Radnor make their way to St. Mary's in Ardmore where volunteers (and deacons!) sort and arrange the vegetables for the community. More in the next issue of Caminos, our magazine.
"Paid in full." The Rev. Sam Kirabi Ndungu from St. Peter's in Phoenixville leads the sermon on 9/6, in a service with Bishop Gutiérrez. Extended music from St. Peter's in Glenside featured. On YouTube, Facebook and our One Love platform. All at 9 a.m.
Join us on our One Love Channel, where we will share and showcase the Bishop's services, sermons from clergy across the diocese, as well as music and services from across our 136 churches. No login required. "Yes, we are one. One diocese. One love."
On 10/1, join us for Bridges Out Of Poverty. This unique program takes a comprehensive approach to understanding the dynamics that cause and maintain poverty. The focus of the Bridges training is to provide a broad overview of concepts as well as concrete, practical tools and strategies for improving outcomes for people living in poverty. Details.
Yamen, five years old, was diagnosed with autism at the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center and is now enrolled in the Center's Inclusive School. His mother says that after seven months in the school, "He has changed and developed rapidly, because now he is in the right place." Learn more about the diocese's partnership with the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem and how you can support this transformative work. Details.
In an effort to help their community during these trying times, St. Christopher's in Oxford is organizing a clothing giveaway on 9/12 from 10-2. Details.
The Anti-Racism Commission of the diocese has created a four-part series to help you understand racism and become an active agent against it. You do not need to wait for the first training to get started. The final two in the series are on 9/12 and 10/17.
Digital accessibility in the age of Covid. The diocese's Differently Abled Committee will be sharing more guidance in the upcoming weeks. They are also providing this article as a primer for all. More details.
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