July 6, 2021
Bishop Transition
Convention news
News from the diocese
Resources
Networking Conversations, Province V
Province V's work in the world is to "Connect. Network. Support." We invite people to gather around topics of interest. Province V has created several networks focused on passions in ministry. There are a number of networks meeting regularly and several that are just getting organized.

Most network meetings last about 60 minutes. See their webpages or email their contact for more information.

For a full list of Networks and other Affiliated Organizations, visit the Province V website.
Stewardship Resources from The Episcopal Network for Stewardship (TENS)
Every Perfect Gift
Every Perfect Gift / Cada don perfecto Annual Pledge Campaign Materials

This year's annual pledge campaign is ready for you! Our theme this year, Every Perfect Gift, focuses our attention on all of the gifts that God gives us. Everything we receive is transformed by our generosity and love and to be used in mission for our churches. All our materials are in English and Spanish, and may be downloaded by members of the TENS network of dioceses and congregations. 

Log in today to take advantage of these resources for your pledge campaign!
  • Graphics and Logos
  • Sample letters from Clergy, Stewardship Committee, and Wardens
  • Adaptable Prayers of the People
  • Sample pledge / promise cards
  • Seasonal and Weekly Reflections for September, October, and November Sundays.
Free Webinars for Pledge Campaign Preparation in July and August


Join us on Saturday, July 17, 9AM Pacific. 

How you make your case matters! Learn how to design brochures, websites, and giving forms that get results and show the impact of your ministry. Help your members become familiar with the mission of your congregation so that they understand the power of their giving.

Are your campaigns feeling flat? Are your members giving the same gift year after year? Learn how to break through the pledge plateau!

Join us on Saturday, August 14, 9AM Pacific. Learning objectives include:
  • Analyzing trends in giving - understanding donor relations
  • Identifying and teaching the Mission
  • How to recruit, train, and support leaders who lead
  • How to measure impact in your community
  • How to adapt your approach to fundraising
Formation
Becoming Beloved Community
Community news
Joyful Noise on the Green
Joyful Noise
All are welcome to join us for our Joyful Noise on the Green concert series at Church of the Advent in Walnut Hills. This Saturday is Patterns of Chaos and Freedom Nicole Moore.

Saturday, July 10
7 to 9:30 p.m.

Jammin' at the James
Pure Chemistry
Saturday, July 24
5 to 9 p.m.

Jammin’ at the James is a family-friendly, free summer concert series held at St. James, Westwood. For our first concert for our 2021 series, Jammin’ at the James presents Pure Chemistry, a band that gives you a variety of music – from Jazz, R&B, Blues, Neo Soul, and Country. So grab your family and a few chairs and head to the corner of Montana and Cheviot Avenues for an evening of fun with your neighbors at this free concert event! Food starts at 5 p.m.; the music starts at 6 p.m.

We will have snacks and non-alcoholic beverages available. Feel free to bring you own food or drinks as well.

Connecting with our cathedral
Connecting with Procter Center
Repeat announcements
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CoCL grants can help with your 'new normal'
Did you have some amazing plans for reaching out into your local community to share the loving message of Jesus Christ and the mission of the Episcopal Church?  In the midst of COVID did you have some great new ideas to try once COVID ended?  Are you coming out of COVID with new ideas for ministry?  

If you answered “yes” to any or one of these questions, then the Commission on Congregational Life may be of help. The Grant application for CoCL New Ministry Grants can be found here.

Also – if you have any questions or want to discuss your idea(s) please feel free to reach out to Fr. Seth Wymer, CoCL chair, at rector@stjohnlancaster.org.
Join the 2021 PIMIL virtual fundraising

The PIMIL Council made the difficult decision to cancel the in-person luncheon again this year. Instead, we will hold another virtual activity on July 17. Here's how you can help PIMIL reach its fundraising goal and get a tasty Liberian recipe too!

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www.dsoconnections.org
Fourth Annual Cincinnati Festival of Faiths August 22 - 29
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Mark your calendar for the 4th Annual Cincinnati Festival of Faiths August 22-29, 2021 (virtually presented) This year’s theme: “Compassion through Action: We are in it Together.” Cultural, spiritual, and fun activities for all ages.

Cincinnati’s annual Festival of Faiths serves as the leading opportunity in Greater Cincinnati to bring together people of all faiths and communities to learn from each other and celebrate our differences. EquaSion’s festival has resulted in the creation of the most inclusive network of faith communities ever engaged in our region’s history.

Keep up with the latest information on the Festival of Faiths here.
News from The Episcopal Church
Job opportunities
Diocese of Southern Ohio
Bethany School
Diocese of Southern Ohio
St. Patrick's, Lebanon
St. Patrick's, Dublin
St. Philip's, Columbus
Grace Church, College Hill
Need a job posted? Send your information to communication@diosohio.org.