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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 December 10th

Calendar/Upcoming  Diocesan Events:

16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women

Advent Video from All Saints – Columbia Falls/Whitefish

January 8 – Year End Payroll Call at 6:00 pm

February 5 – New Treasurers call at 6:00 pm

February 12- Audit Training Call at 6:00 pm

March 5 – Vestry Training Call at 6:00 pm

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. Joan Yetter at 406-257-5017 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

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.

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

Click here for the 2019 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity materials.

Province:

The Living Stones Annual Meeting is February 2nd – 4th, 2019 in Phoenix, AZ.  Click here to visit their website.  For more information: The Living Stones annual meeting.  To register click here.

God’s people around the world:

Episcopal Relief & Development kicks off $700,000 holiday match.  Click here to read more.

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

 

Other news and upcoming Events:

United Thank Offering – Click here to read latest 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