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United Thank Offering 2020 annual grants application deadline March 6, 2020

Two-minute read. The deadline for applications for the 2020 United Thank Offering (UTO) Annual Grants is March 6. The focus of these annual grants is Bless: Share faith, practice generosity and compassion, and proclaim the Good News of God in Christ with hope and humility.

Application process open for Episcopal Church Constable Fund

Two-minute read. The application process is now open for the 2020 Constable Fund Grants. The Constable Fund provides grants to fund mission initiatives not provided for within the budget of The Episcopal Church, as approved by General Convention 2018, with a stated preference for work in the areas of religious education.

Nuevo Amanecer 2020 Conference on Latino/Hispanic Ministries

Two-minute read. Registration has opened for Nuevo Amanecer, a biennial event that unifies and celebrates the Latino ministries across The Episcopal Church. The conference has the honor of hosting Presiding Bishop Michael Curry at their May 12-15, 2020 gathering at the Kanuga Conference Center in Hendersonville, North Carolina.

Blessed Absalom Jones offering to assist Episcopal Historically Black Colleges and University

One-minute read. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry invites Episcopalians to deepen their participation in Christ’s ministry of reconciliation by dedicating offerings at observances of the Feast of Absalom Jones to support the two remaining Episcopal Historically Black Colleges and University (HBCUs): St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh, NC, and Voorhees College in Denmark, SC.

United Thank Offering’s Young Adult and Seminarian grant Application deadline approaches February 7, 2020

Two-minute read. Potential applicants for the United Thank Offering (UTO) Young Adult and Seminarian (YAS!) grants are invited to participate in an informational webinar offered by the UTO board on January 14, 2020 at noon and 8:00 pm Eastern. The focus for these grants is Holy Gifts: Bringing together our blessings and gifts to breathe love, liberation, and life into our communities.

The Episcopal Church Offers Two Digital Christmas Eve Programs

Two-minute read. The Episcopal Church is offering two, digital Christmas Eve programs on December 24. Available on both the Episcopal Church website and the Episcopal Church Facebook page, these programs make Christmas Eve worship accessible to those not attending a service or program at a local church.

New Website and Task Force Seeks Participation in BCP Liturgical Revision

A new website launched on December 16th at EpiscopalCommonPrayer.org provides Episcopalians with opportunities to participate in the liturgical revision of the Book of Common Prayer called for by Resolution A068 of the 2018 General Convention. The site is available in English and Spanish.

Churchwide Bible Reading Initiative Begins in Epiphany 2020

Two-minute read. Forward Movement, along with partners from across the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Church of Canada, invites followers of Jesus to participate in the Good Book Club, a churchwide Bible reading initiative. The Good Book Club will focus on the Gospel of John, with participants reading a section of scripture each day during the Epiphany season, starting on January 6, 2020.

Traveling the Way of Love Episode 7: Learn

14 Minute video. Traveling the Way of Love, Episode 7: Learn, the final installment of the first season of the Way of Love video series.

The Way of Love with Bishop Michael Curry – Podcast Season 2

Two-minute read. Season 2 of The Episcopal Church’s podcast The Way of Love with Bishop Michael Curry, commenced on September 17 and continues with new episodes every Tuesday through November 5. These weekly conversations, featuring Bishop Curry, podcast hosts Kyle Oliver and Sandy Milien, and a variety of guests, center on ways to live a life committed to living the way of God’s unconditional, unselfish, sacrificial and redemptive love.

United Thank Offering 2020 Annual Grants Application deadline March 6, 2020

Two-minute read. United Thank Offering (UTO) has announced the availability of their 2020 United Thank Offering Annual Grants. These grants are awarded for projects in The Episcopal Church and throughout the Anglican Communion, each year with a different focus.

United Thank Offering’s Camino Challenge Grant

Two-minute read. The United Thank Offering (UTO) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the UTO Camino Challenge Grant. UTO will match up to the first $60,000 in donations to create the Anglican Pilgrim Centre in Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Data from 2018 Parochial Reports Now Available

Two-minute read. Church and aggregated diocesan & province data from the 2018 parochial reports are available to view online in both English and Spanish.

Celebrating Baptism video series and reflection guides now available

Two-minute read. The sacrament of baptism is an opportunity for joy, power, and a deep connection with tradition. Celebrating Baptism offers an opportunity to teach and learn about this sacrament through a free video series and accompanying reflection guides are available from The Episcopal Church.

Commemorating 400 years of African American History and Culture: An invitation to participate in Healing Day National Bell Ringing

Three-minute read. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia Bishop James B. Magness invite Episcopal churches to take part in a national action to remember and honor the first enslaved Africans who landed in English North America in 1619 by tolling their bells for one minute on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 2:00 pm CDT.

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