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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 March 11th

Calendar/Upcoming  Diocesan Events:

View the All Saints 2019 Lent video here

Youth applications are now being accepted to serve on the EYE20 Planning Team.  Please click here for more information and to fill out the application.  Deadline is March 17, 2019.

Sign up here for daily Lenten meditations

Labor of Love – Camp Marshall:  April 12-14, 2019.  Click here for more information & to register.

Grace Camp – Women’s Quilt Retreat – April 25-28, 2019 at Camp Marshall.  Registration deadline is April 10th. Click here for more information & to register!

Application period is now open for Roanridge Trust Grants.  Please click here for more information, application & instructions.  Deadline is April 30, 2019.

Clergy Conference – Camp Marshall:  May 7-9-2019.  Registration deadline is April 19th.  Click here for information and to Register.

 

Deacon News:

Deacons Education Day in Salt Lake City on April 6, 2019.  Click here for more information!

Save the date!   AED’s Triennial  June 6-9, 2019. Click here for more information!
Save the date!  Deacons from Province VI are invited to join the Deacons from Province VIII at a Provincial Conference in Phoenix August 20-23, 2020, sponsored by Deacons, for Deacons. Theme TBA.
Around our Diocese:

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 either Rev. Melinda St. Clair at 252-7186 or email [email protected] or Rev. Carolyn Rosen at 406-259-5017 or email [email protected]

For information on the Bishop search, click here.  Be sure to check back often for updates.

Click here to read church newsletters from around our diocese.

Montana Association of Christians News

 

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

Sacred Ground: New Dialogue series from the Episcopal Church exploring race and faith – Sacred Ground is a film-and reading-based dialogue series on race and faith.

Traveling the Way of Love Episode 1:  Bless – A visit to the Bishop Walker School in Washington, DC.  To read more and to watch the episode, click here.

Faith and Iman ConferenceMarch 29-31, 2019 in Chicago.  Faith and Inman events bring together Muslim and Christian high school students who want to understand each other, share joy, and make a difference in the world.  Click here for more information!  Early bird registration ends on January 12, 2019.

Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2019 – Troubling the Waters for the Healing of the World – April 5-8, 2019 in Washington D.C..  Click here for more information and to register.

Sponsored by the Northern Rockies Institute of Theology ( A continuing education ministry of the Montana Synod, ELCA).  NRIT would like to invite our brothers and sisters in Christ to the following educational opportunities:

Theology of the Land with Dr. Eric Meyer, professor at Carroll College
Thursday, March 21 9:30 – 3:30 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Kalispell, MT
Friday, March 22 9:30-3:30 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Shelby, MT
5 hours of continuing education

An Introduction to the New Testament: A resource for adult study in congregations or for lay leaders wanting to deepen their knowledge with Dr. James Aageson, professor emeritus Concordia College, Moorhead, MN.
An NRIT Digital Offering: download onto your computer or stream online
6.5 Contact hours of continuing education. (And no travel costs!)

Click here for more information and to register!

Register for the 2019 Missional Voices National Gathering
When: Thursday-Saturday, June 13-15, 2019
Where: Christ Church Cathedral (New Orleans, LA)
Cost: $99; registration is free to current seminarians or students in local formation programs
Learn more at www.missionalvoices.com

Episcopal and Lutheran Young Adult and Campus Ministry Leadership Conference 2019 – June 19-22, 2019 at Boston University.  Click here for more information.

The Anglican Centre in Rome released its 2019 courses today, and the outlines are available here

Province:

 

God’s people around the world:

Lamplight 2019

Good Steward – March news

Five Tips for “Gifts for Life”

A new look for Episcopal Relief & Development:  Click here to read more.

To see your gifts in action – click here

Walk in Love – Click here to read

Sign up to Walk in Love

Sign up for daily Lenten meditations here

 

Other news and upcoming Events:

United Thank Offering – Click here to read March news

Episcopal Travel Opportunities for 2018 & 2019

 

Seasonal Resources:

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