New this week

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 September 16th

Calendar/Upcoming  Diocesan Events:

New links on the Website!  Please check them often for updates:

Meet the Bishop Elect

Ordination of New Bishop

A Contemplative Prayer Retreat – September 24-26th, 2019 at Camp Marshall by The Rev. Valerie Webster and The Rev. Janis Hansen.  Click here for more information and to register!

Episcopal Relief & Development Launches 1000 days of love!

 

Deacon News:

Save the date!  Deacons from Province VI are invited to join the Deacons from Province VIII and V at a Provincial Conference in Phoenix August 20-23, 2020, sponsored by Deacons, for Deacons. Theme:  Our Fragile Island: Protecting God’s Creation.

Around Our Diocese:

Our need for the Sabbath – A day of Rest   by the Rev. Wells Warren

St. Luke’s and St. Stephen’s in Billings, MT has an opening for a Christian Formation Minister for Youth/Family/ Young Adult ministries.  Please click here for the job description.  If interested or you have any questions, please contact Rev. Melinda St. Clair at 252-7186 or email [email protected]

Click here to read church newsletters from around our diocese.

Montana Association of Christians News

September reminders for Treasurers

At Camp This Week

Click here to donate Thrivent Choice funds to camp.

Amazon smile for Camp Marshall

State of Montana Charitable Giving Campaign  – SECGC # for Episcopal Diocese/Camp Marshall is 5614

 

Ecumenical

ELCA E-Life Newsletter

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2020

The Episcopal Public Policy Network is a grassroots network of Episcopalians across the country dedicated to carrying out the Baptismal Covenant call to “strive for justice and peace” through the active ministry of public policy advocacy.  Click the link below to sign up to receive updates. https://www.episcopalchurch.org/OGR/eppn-sign-up

Province:

 

God’s people around the world:

Episcopal Relief & Development launches One Thousand Days of Love!

Lamplight – September

Good Steward September 2019

To see your gifts in action – click here

Walk in Love – Click here to read

Sign up to Walk in Love

 

Other news and upcoming Events:

Young Adult & Campus Ministry Grants 2020.  Online submission begins Oct. 14, 2019 and deadline is November 11, 2019.  Click here for more information.

Roanridge 2020 Grant Application – Click here for more information.  Deadline is December 31, 2019

United Thank Offering’s Young Adult & Seminarian Grants – Deadline is February 7, 2020 – Click here for more information.

United Thank Offering 2020 Annual Grants – Click here for more information – Deadline is March 6, 2020

United Thank Offering’s Camino Challenge Grant

United Thank Offering – Click here to read August/September news

Episcopal Travel Opportunities for 2018 & 2019

 

Seasonal Resources:

Senior Care resources for communities in Montana.  Click here for more information.

A Lectionary Insert for Children – Introduce your children to God’s Word with the new lectionary inserts for children.  Children are a vital part of every Episcopal congregation and Church Publishing is pleased to offer a new resource based on Lynn Zill Brigg’s successful “God’s Work, My Voice”.  Click here to learn more.

Electronic Common Prayer for iPhone, Ipad, & Android Devices – Click here for more information