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 email@example.com.
Southwest Florida - 3 events
The 8th Day: Caring for God's Creation
January 19, 2019
Featuring Brian Sellers-Peterson, author of Harvesting Abundance: Local Initiatives of Food and Faith
Journey Toward Gratefulness
April 25-27, 2019
Featuring Diana Butler Bass, author of Grateful: The Transformative Power of Giving Thanks
and Kristi Nelson, Executive Director of A Network for Grateful Living
November 22-23, 2019
Featuring The Rev. Dr. David T. Gortner , author of Transforming Evangelism
Details for all 3 events are here.
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.