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Absalom Jones Symposium Feb 18 168 210 Episcopalians in Connection

Absalom Jones Symposium Feb 18

The 36th annual celebration of the ministry of Absalom Jones, the first African American to be ordained as a priest in the Episcopal Church, will be held virtually on Zoom on Saturday, February 18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is hosted by the Bishop Herbert Thompson, Jr., Chapter of the Union of Black…

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Energy Efficiency Grants program ends June 30 947 1500 Episcopalians in Connection

Energy Efficiency Grants program ends June 30

By Ken Wright Jesus says we do not know when the end will come, but in this case we do – the diocesan Energy Efficiency Grant program sponsored by the Trustees of the diocese will end June 30. This program makes grants up to $10,000 (and loans up to $10,000 if desired) available to any…

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Civil Rights Pilgrimage May 31 to June 7 656 369 Episcopalians in Connection

Civil Rights Pilgrimage May 31 to June 7

The Diocese of Southern Ohio will lead an intergenerational Civil Rights Pilgrimage traveling to Atlanta, Selma, Montgomery, Chattanooga, and more, May 31 to June 7, 2023. The cost of the trip will be $1,678 for a double occupancy room and $2,296 for a single. Scholarships will be made available upon request. This cost includes transportation,…

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Ministry to local school blesses congregation 600 454 Episcopalians in Connection

Ministry to local school blesses congregation

by Cathy Bagot The congregation of Trinity, Newark, has had an active ministry with Ben Franklin Elementary School in Newark for over 20 years. The support of the students and staff in the school, which serves a lower income neighborhood, began when the Rev. Vicki Zust was rector, and continues today. Initially volunteers read with first grade students…

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An Epiphany Message from Bishop Smith 592 800 Episcopalians in Connection

An Epiphany Message from Bishop Smith

image: Mesrop of Khizan, active 1605-1651. Baptism of Christ, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. This brief sketch of how the Feast of the Epiphany and its ensuing season work was written by Bishop Smith in 2013. We are glad to share it with you today, January…

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Lawrence Home Academic Grants provide opportunities for young women 1275 1650 Episcopalians in Connection

Lawrence Home Academic Grants provide opportunities for young women

The Lawrence Home Association, founded in 1896 under the will of philanthropist Eleanor Earnshaw, was started to “provide a Christian home for self-supporting, young women on limited means, the most important aim being to help them elevate their standard of life.” To this day, the Lawrence Home Association provides opportunities for young women in the…

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