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Give glory to God whose power, working in us, can do infinitely more than we can ask or imagine:  Glory to him from generation to generation in the Church, and in Christ Jesus for ever and ever.  Amen. (Ephesians, 3:20, 21)

Introduction:

Below, please find this week’s communications and reminders from The Episcopal Diocese of Montana.  We hope you will find the weekly update useful.

Week of April 17

Episcopal Relief & Development Lamplight

Nominations for church committees

Recognition of ordained ministries

Spring Checklist

Excerpt – Journey with Jesus   – Used with permission of Wipf & Stock Publisher’s

Click here to order Bishop Brookhart’s new book Journey with Jesus

Calendar/Upcoming  Diocesan Events:

April 21-23:  Labor of Love Volunteer Weekend at Camp Marshall.

May 19-21 – Soulful Living: Contemplative Practices of Presence at Camp Marshall.  Presenters are the Rev. Valerie Webster and the Rev. Janis Hansen.  Click here for more information and to register.

 

Around our Diocese:

Climate Change: Facts, Fictions, and our Faith with Dr. Katharine Hayhoe.  May 2, 2017 at 7:00 p.m at Resurrection University Catholic Parish in Bozeman, MT.  Supported by many churches including St. James’, Bozeman and All Saint’s, Big Sky.  Click here for more information.

Click here to read church newsletters from around our diocese.

Montana Association of Christians News

April reminders for Clergy, Treasurers and Senior Wardens

At Camp This Week

Click here to read about what is happening at Camp Marshall!

Labor of love, Camp Marshall’s annual volunteer weekend, is scheduled for April 21-23, 2017.  Learn more and sign up to participate here.

Make a quilt for Grace Camp!  (Find instructions here.)

Registration is now open for Camp Marshall’s 2017 summer programs!  Register here.

Click here to donate Thrivent Choice funds to camp.

God’s people around the world:

Read the latest information from Episcopal Relief & Development – click here.

Sign up to Walk in Love

Walk in Love – Week of April 17-22

For information on Vital Practices for vestries – click here

Other news and upcoming Events:

Click here for the latest news from Province VI

Counsels of Love

Click here to read an Easter Message from the Patriarchs & Heads of Churches in Jerusalem.

The Diocese of Nebraska has a scholarship available to provide support for women who are currently pursing or desire to pursue studies in theology, Christian education, or sacred music.  The applicants must be a female resident of Nebraska or Province VI.  Click here for more information.

Episcopal Travel Opportunities for 2017

Young Adults from our diocese will participate in the Taize Pilgrimage of Trust in May.  Learn more here.

Seasonal Resources:

Easter Lasts for 50 Days