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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 June 18

Calendar/Upcoming  Diocesan Events:

Notice of Convention – October 5-7, 2018.  Click here for more details.

Bishop Search News May 2018

Bishop’s Search Survey Update

Shoulder to Shoulder is co-hosting an interfaith workshop on countering anti-Muslim bigotry in Missoula, Montana next month on July 19th alongside the Montana Human Rights Network and Muslim Advocates.  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdHYv6bIBmr99rtc-5uRo90L8biTlyT9Y3QC_EZoZr_MZX7dQ/viewform

The Rev. Reagan Gonzalez will be ordained as priest on August 10, 2018 at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Lincoln, NE by Bishop Barker.  Your prayers are requested.

Invitation of the Spirit:  Yesterday and Today –  Fall Retreat 2018, September 4-6, 2018 at Camp Marshall.  Click here for more information.

The Rev. Carolyn Rosen will be ordained as priest on September 23, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. at St. Stephen’s in Billings.  Your prayers and presence are requested.

2018 Diocesan Convention – October 5-7 at St. Andrew’s in Polson.  The convention will be held at the Kwa Taq Nuk Resort/Casino.  Click here for more information and to reserve your room.  Registration will be open soon!

Faith, Science and Climate Action Conference – October 12-13, at the Emerson Center in Bozeman, MT.  Please click here for more information.  This is also homecoming weekend in Bozeman.  There is a possibility of home stays with parishioners from St. James’ if you can not find a hotel room and would like to attend the conference.  Please be in contact with Rev. Connie Campbell-Pearson at [email protected]

 

Around our Diocese:

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

At Camp This Week

Apply now to join Camp Marshall’s 2018 summer staff! Learn about available positions and apply online here: https://www.campmarshallmontana.org/employment

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

 

God’s people around the world:

Episcopal Relief & Development:  Seek & Serve:  Spring 2018 Newsletter

Lamplight Newsletter 

Walk in Love

To see your gifts in action – click here

Sign up to Walk in Love

Women of Faith Speak Out Resources

Other news and upcoming Events:

 

ACNS:  Ecumenical consultation to discuss implications of Joint Declaration on Doctrine of Justification. Click here to read more.

Church Pension Group – Perspective Spring 2018

United Thank Offering – Click here to read latest news

Episcopal Travel Opportunities for 2018 & 2019

 

Seasonal Resources:

Toolkit of the Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs