Friday, October 16, 2020

News from the Diocese of Pennsylvania


In the last week we ordained the Rev. Darrell Tiller (top left), the Rev. Yesenia Alejandro (top middle) to the priesthood: and the Rev. Jeremiah Mustered (top right) to the diaconate. If you missed it you can watch both here.
The Rev. Daniel Moore preaches this Sunday in a service with Bishop Gutiérrez. Moore is the rector at St. Paul's in Doylestown. Extended music provided by St. Peter's in the Great Valley. Service takes place at Washington Memorial Chapel and airs at 9 a.m. on FB, YouTube and the One Love Channel.
The Anti-Racism Commission has released its 2021 workshop dates. Still one more for 2020 on 11/14Full schedule here.
Christ Church, Ridley Park, is the place to satisfy all your pumpkin needs. The pumpkins journey to Ridley Park all the way from the Navajo Indian Reservation in Farmington, NM . Pumpkins big and small, smooth and bumpy. Weekdays: 11am-7pm and weekends, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Details.
On 10/17 the History Committee's fall forum focuses on the Church of St. Asaph, using the parish as an example of the late 19th century suburbanization of Philadelphia’s Episcopalians along the railroad lines stretching out from Center City to points across the metropolitan area. Details.
The Jazz Sanctuary, which provides free music events at our churches and educational events for youth, is offering churches music to use for their All Saints' Day services. "The video was made in accordance with all the CDC protocols and made with no post-engineering. It’s as close to a live performance as we could make it." Download here.
Save the date for 11/14. Youth from the diocese will be meeting online with the Bishop. This is an "open mic" event where the youth get to ask the Bishop questions. The Q&A will be moderated by Raymond Brady, a young adult from St. Andrews St. Monica’s Episcopal Church.  The event ends with one of the Bishop's favorite snacks - tater tots.
The registration process for the 237th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania opened on 10/7 and continues until 11/1. The schedule and materials for Convention can be found on this page. Issues or questions? Contact us.
The Church Pension Group provides health plans for employees of the diocese's churches. On 10/21, they will have an open forum for those looking to hear more about plan offerings available for the Jan. '21 annual enrollment period. To register for this, please contact Canon Horner. 
The Reverend Charles Owen Moore died on October 4. Moore was the rector at St. Mark’s, Locust Street, Philadelphia from 1981 to 1995. During this time, St. Mark’s was noted for creating ministries that met new social and spiritual needs, especially during the AIDS crisis. Moore was also instrumental in welcoming women to the priesthood and was one of the first Episcopal priests to appoint a female Curate. More.
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