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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)


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 January 27th

Calendar/Upcoming  Diocesan Events:

ANNOUNCEMENT!!  We are pleased to announce The Rev. Dorcie Dvarishkis, Holy Spirit, Missoula, will become our next archdeacon later this spring.  The Venerable Roxanne Klingensmith has been our first archdeacon for the past sixteen years.  She is the first person to hold this office in the Diocese of Montana.  She will be finishing her term this year.  This winter and early spring she will mentor our new archdeacon. 

April 3-5, 2020 – Labor of Love Weekend – Click here for more information and to register!

April 16-19, 2020 – Grace Camp Women’s Quilt Retreat – Click here for more information & to register!  We are so excited to have Bishop Marty Stebbins join us for the blessing of the quilts! You are invited! Bring a friend!

April 28-30, 2020 – Clergy Conference –  Click here for more information and to register!  Deadline is March 24th!

May 15-17th, 2020 – Contemplative Prayer Retreat based on Richard Rohr’s”Things Hidden: Scripture and Spirituality” held at the 9t9 Ranch in Ennis, MT by The Rev. Janis Hansen.  Click here for more information & to register!

The Episcopal Church seeks information on formation resources and practices.  Please click here for more information and to fill out the survey by January 31, 2020.

Presiding Bishop Curry’s invitation to 1000 days of love!

Episcopal Relief & Development Launches 1000 days of love!

United Thank Offering 2020 Annual Grants – Click here for more information – Informational Webinars on October 15th & January 14 – Deadline is March 6, 2020

Deacon News:

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. James, Bozeman is hiring a Part-Time Youth Director.  The position will require 19 hours a week, working with Jr. & Sr. High School youth.  Salary begins at $15,000. Ministerial experience is necessary.  Contact Fr. Clark Sherman at [email protected]..

Click here to read church newsletters from around our diocese.

Montana Association of Christians News

At Camp This Week

Application process is now open for all summer positions at Camp Marshall!  Click here to apply!

Click here to read Camp Marshall December News!

2020 Camp Marshall’s GraceCamp

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



Episcopal Youth Event is July 7-11, 2020 at University of Maryland, College Park!  EYE20 registration now open for diocesan delegations!  Click here for more information.  Click here to Register!

Montana Faith & Environment News – December 2019

The Episcopal Church and the United Nations from The Way of Love with Bishop Michael Curry on Apple Podcasts.

ELCA E-Life Newsletter

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2020

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.



God’s people around the world:

Episcopal Relief & Development launches One Thousand Days of Love!

Lamplight – January

Good Steward January 2020

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:

Communique‘ – Fall 2019

United Thank Offering’s Young Adult & Seminarian Grants – Deadline is February 7, 2020 – Click here for more information.

United Thank Offering 2020 Annual Grants – Click here for more information – Informational Webinars on October 15th & January 14 – Deadline is March 6, 2020

United Thank Offering’s Camino Challenge Grant

United Thank Offering – Click here to read December news

Educational Opportunities Tours


Seasonal Resources:

Senior Care Resources:

Electronic Common Prayer for iPhone, Ipad, & Android Devices – Click here for more information