In this issue: The ordination of Melissa Roberts George, your stories of Bishop Buchanan, how easy is it to give money to your church? How TEC shapes public policy and lots more.
News Update 07-02-2020
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Four-minute read. Friction. It’s a marketing term used to describe all the little things we do (or don’t do) that make it harder for someone to buy a product, or in the case of our churches and ministries, make a donation. Let’s face it, if it’s too hard, it isn’t going to happen. So what are you going to do about it? Oh, and a minor rant (or two).
Six-minute read. Application deadlines: August 14, 2020 and February 26, 2021. These grants are awarded for projects in The Episcopal Church and throughout the Anglican Communion, each year with a different focus. For 2021, the focus is Recovering with Love and Gratitude: An Episcopal Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Local Contexts.
Two-Minute read. As followers of Jesus, God forms us as we engage in civic responsibilities. The Office of Government Relations (OGR) represents the policy priorities of The Episcopal Church to the U.S. government in Washington, D.C. Find out more about the work of The Office of Government Relations.
Bishop Marty’s sermon delivered during the Ordination of Melissa Roberts George to the Sacred Order of Priests, June 27, 2020, at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, Kansas City is available to view below.
Five-minute read. Photographs from the Ordination of Melissa Roberts George to the Sacred Order of Priests at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral.