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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 October 16

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Calendar/Upcoming  Diocesan Events:

Services for Rev. Tom Dooling will be on Saturday, October 28, 2017, 11 a.m. at St. Peter’s Cathedral

Constable Grants for 2017-2018.  Deadline November 1, 2017.  Click here for more information.

 

Around our Diocese:

What: Remembrance Ceremony for Missing & Murdered Native Women
When: Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 1pm – 2pm
Where: Bozeman Public Library – 626 E. Main St. Bozeman, MT 59715
Why: Thousands of Native Women are murdered or go missing every year. Their stories are never heard in the media. October is domestic violence month and we honor Native women who have died violent deaths or are missing. Join us to remember these great women. This event is free.

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day  November 18, 2017, Montana State Capitol Building, Rotunda, Helena, 4:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Native Ministries Task Force Handout from Convention

To watch a video on the Doctrine of Discovery – click here

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

Craig Wirth’s presentation on Bishop Tuttle – click here to watch video

MAC Connect 2017 – An invitation to “Hope for the Mountains & Prairies – October 21, 2017 in Billings, MT.  Click here for more information and to register!

Click here to read church newsletters from around our diocese.

Montana Association of Christians News

October reminders for Treasurers

At Camp This Week

Building Nests at Camp Marshall – click here to read the October newsletter

Click here to donate Thrivent Choice funds to camp.

Amazon smile for Camp Marshall

God’s people around the world:

International Disaster Preparedness Day – click here to read more

Loving God, Yourself & Others in Disaster Response – Click here to read more

Episcopal Relief & Development responds to Urgent Needs in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Irma.  Click here to read more.

Sign up to Walk in Love

Other news and upcoming Events:

United Thank Offering Newsletter – Click here to read

ECF News

Click here for the latest news from Province VI

Episcopal Travel Opportunities for 2017

Nominations and applications for General Convention’s “Official Youth Presence” are being received now.  Learn more here.  Please contact Wren Blessing if a member of your parish has interest in participating.  Deadline is November 1, 2017.

Applications to the United Thank Offering’s Young Adult and Seminarian Grants are accessible here.  This year’s focus is evangelism, reconciliation, and creation care.  Deadline is November 3, 2017.

Seasonal Resources:

Resources for Christian Unity — January 2018 — https://www.episcopalchurch.org/events/week-prayer-christian-unity-2018