Provincial, Diocesan & Episcopal Church Events
Events are listed in chronological order by date. Feedback from previous events (if available) follows this listing. To include your event, please email Deacon Anne at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deacon Conferences, Retreats & Discernment Days - by Diocese
Episcopal Diocese of Georgia
Sunday, September 17, 2017
A day of celebration, joy and renewal. The day begins with a service at Good Shepherd, Pennick where Deaconess Anna Alexander, a Saint in Georgia, served. The Most Rev. Michael Curry will share his message of love and renewal. Details about the revival and Deaconess Anna.
Province III Diaconal Conference: The Diakonia of St. Francis
October 7-8, 2017
The Claggett Center, Maryland
2017 Deacons' Conference: To set the captive free
Nov. 10-12, 2017
Hosted by the Episcopal Diocese of Nevada, the conference will look at Mass Incarceration, School-to-prison pipeline and more. Registration here.
SAVE THE DATE
Sept. 28-29, 2018
Details to come.
Previous Events - Feedback & News
30th Anniversary of the Diaconate in Rhode Island: The Year of the Deacon
On May 30, 2015 the diocese celebrated with a Mass and Reception. Watch a video of Archdeacon Jan Grinnell's sermon. Photos can be viewed here. On July 13, 1985, Bishop George Hunt ordained the first class of Deacons, beginning the revival and resurrection of the vocational Diaconate not only in the Diocese of RI, but also in the Province of New England.
Province VIII Conference on Poverty - June 2014
Sermon by Lori Mills-Curran, Executive Director AED
Kindling Conference, 2014: A Blog Report
Tom Lutes, an AED board member, recently attended Kindling, an Episcopal conference for leaders in ministry with Young Adults and Campus Ministry. Kindling's goal is to better equip and engage young adults, preparing them for leadership in the church. Read Tom's blog about his experience.
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Continuing Education is listed here.