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 July 22nd

Calendar/Upcoming  Diocesan Events:

Diocesan ConventionJuly 26-28, 2019.  Click here for more information.  Clergy: Please wear albs and green stoles.

Bus Information For Election Day

Click here for election information and nomination forms.

General Convention Resolution Update

Deacon News:

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:  Our Fragile Island: Protecting God’s Creation.
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 Rev. Melinda St. Clair at 252-7186 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

July 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

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

A Call to Discipleship

A 60-Day Journey Toward Justice in a Culture of Gun Violence – click here for more information

New Publication:  Suicide Prevention Competencies for Faith Leaders: Supporting Life Before, During, and After a Suicidal Crisis:  A Communications Resource for Promoting the Competencies.  Click here

The application process is now open for the Constable Fund Grants for the 2019 grant cycle.  Application deadline is August 30, 2019.

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

Province:

 

God’s people around the world:

Good Steward July 2019

Lamplight June 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:

United Thank Offering – Click here to read June/July 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