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Community Health Fair August 21

On Wednesday, August 21, the diocese, in collaboration with Christ Church Cathedral, will host a community health fair at St. Anne's, West Chester, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The health fair is open to everyone. Join us for a day of wellness and fun!

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UC Mobile Mammography Van at Aug. 21 Health Fair -
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We have invited the UC Mobile Mammography van to offer free* screening mammograms at our Community Health Fair on August 21, but we must have a minimum number appointments pre-booked by Aug 7 in order for them to participate.

If you are a woman age 35 or older who would like to schedule a screening mammogram, sign up ASAP by registering for the health fair at http://dsoepiscopal.org/health.

* Screening mammograms are usually covered 100% by most insurance providers. Check with your insurance provider to verify that UC Medical Center is an in-network provider for best coverage.
Text, email scams on the rise

One of the facts of life in our modern digital world is there will be people trying to get money or goods fraudulently through phishing scams. The news is filled with stories of church parishioners being targeted to donate gift cards ...

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Pilgrimage to the Holy Land: Sign up now!

Fr. John and Mrs. Bunmi Agbaje are leading a group on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land November 1- 10, 2019. Spots are still available, and at least two more pilgrims are needed to make the trip. Sign up now!

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Volunteers needed for ballot petition on background checks

Are you concerned about gun violence? Want to do something to help make our communities safer? Ohioans for Gun Safety is looking for volunteers to help with a petition drive to put a background check initiative on the ballot.

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Rise for Refuge
Rise for Refuge National Day of Action

August 3 will be a national day of action in support of immigrant asylum and resettlement. Learn more at https://www.weareallusa.org/riseforrefuge
Register now for Lay Discernment workshop

Save the date! On Saturday, October 26, the Commission on Ministry (CoM) will host a discernment workshop for "regular folks," called, "Listening with the Ear of your Heart: Tools for Discovering God's Call in Your Life."

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Free documentary showing August 11

National Geographic's new documentary "From Paris to Pittsburgh" will be shown for free Sunday evening, Aug. 11, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Ascension and Holy Trinity, Wyoming.

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Back 2 School Sunday
Episcopal Church digital invitation kits for Back-2-School and Back to Ministry now available

Continuing the invitation to connect  The Way of Love, Practices for a Jesus-Centered Life more deeply to the seasons of the year, The Episcopal Church has developed a Back-2-School Digital Invitation Kit and a Back to Ministry Digital Invitation Kit.

Public policy news alerts for July 30, 2019

Call to action on Death penalty and Immigration; Topics in the news includes death penalty and what the Episcopal Church says about capital punishment.

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From the calendar

July 31-Aug 3: Family Camp 4
Aug 10: ECSF Board meeting
Aug 14: CoCL meeting
Aug 21: Community Health Fair
Aug 22-23: (Clergy) Planning for Wellness Conference
Episcopal visitations

no visitations scheduled until September
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Community events
St. Paul's, Dayton

The Episcopal Church

Bethany School

Holy Trinity, Oxford
The Edge House

Church of the Advent, Cincinnati

St. Barnabas, Montgomery

Calvary, Cincinnati
St. John's, Worthington

Christ Church, Dayton

Northern Miami Valley Episcopal Cluster
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