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November 12, 2019
145th Annual Convention
Repairing the Breach
Nominations - deadline tonight!

Nominations for positions on diocesan commissions are still being accepted. The deadline to nominate yourself (or someone else, with their permission) is November 12. There will be no nominations accepted from the floor except in cases when the slate is unfilled. The nomination form can be found at DSOconvention.org.
All convention information, including daily agendas, can be found at DSOconvention.org
Open Enrollment for ACA 2020 plans ends Dec 15

If you have health insurance through the individual market - or no insurance - you should check out your options on HealthCare.gov before Dec. 15 because you may find a plan that better fits your needs and budget.

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Preaching in a time of White Nationalism

White Nationalism is on the rise. Confronting this toxic ideology is the moral responsibility of faith leaders. EDS at Union offers an interfaith conversation with leaders from various religious traditions on Wednesday, November 20 at 6:30 p.m.

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Advocacy in Advent

Proclaiming God's justice that is breaking into the world so that all may be fed. December 10, 2019 9:00 a.m. Ohio Statehouse, Columbus. Sponsored by Hunger Network in Ohio.

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Advent is coming!
Dec 1: An Advent Procession with Lessons and Carols, Christ Church Cathedral, 5 p.m.

Dec 6: Choral Evensong at Church of the Good Shepherd, Athens, 5:30 p.m.

Dec 11: Advent Quiet Day, Community of the Transfiguration, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Dec 14: Are You the One? An Advent Quiet Morning, Good Shepherd, Athens, 9 a.m. to noon

Dec 15: An Advent Procession with Lessons and Carols, Church of Our Saviour/La Iglesia de Nuestro Salvador, Cincinnati, 3 p.m.
From the calendar

Nov 13: CoCL meeting
Nov 15-16: 145th Annual Convention
Nov 18: Diocesan office closed
Nov 28-29: Diocesan office closed
Dec 7: Diocesan Council
Dec 7: Anti-Racism training
Episcopal visitations

Nov 17: St. Patrick's, Lebanon (Price); St. Christopher's, Fairborn (Rivera)
Nov 24: Christ Church Cathedral (Breidenthal); St. Andrew's, Cincinnati (Rivera)
Announcements, resources
More events
Connecting with our cathedral
Music Live@Lunch
Music Live@Lunch

Music Live@Lunch is Christ Church Cathedral’s weekly concert series.

 Nov 19 : Walnut Hills Senior Vocal Ensemble
Nov 26 : The Bromwell Diehl Band
Dec 3 : Ricky Nye (piano), Bekah Williams (voice)
Dec 10 : Darren Goodman sings holiday favorites
Dec 17: Benjamin Britten's A Ceremony of Carols (Cathedral Choir)

Kimberly Marshall
Organ Recital: European Dances and Follies

Organist Kimberly Marshall will perform at Christ Church Cathedral on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 4 p.m.

Kimberly Marshall explores cross-European influences during the Renaissance and Baroque period with a program featuring music by Frescobaldi, Cabezón, Ferrabosco, and Muffat on C. B. Fisk Opus 148 in Centennial Chapel

No admission charge.
An Advent Procession with Lessons and Carols

Sunday, December 1, 5 p.m .

This beautiful service is a wonderful way to begin the season of waiting for Christ’s birth. It is built around the seven Great “O” Antiphons that were traditionally sung at Vespers on the seven days prior to Christmas and eventually became the seven stanzas of the familiar Advent hymn “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel.”
During the service, music, Scripture readings, and prayers invite us to reflect on each of the antiphons. Seven gorgeous banners bearing the “O” Antiphon symbols, each carried in procession while its corresponding antiphon is sung, make this a visually as well as musically rich experience.
Music sung by the choir to include: O virtus sapientiae (Hildegard von Bingen), Confortamini (Orlando di Lasso), A Spotless Rose (Herbert Howells), Canite tuba (Francisco Guerrero), E’en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come (Paul Manz), Dominus dabit benignitatem (James MacMillan), and A Hymn to the Virgin (Benjamin Britten).
This service will also be live streamed .
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Christ Church Cathedral is located at 318 E. 4th Street in downtown Cincinnati. Visit cincinnaticathedral.com or call (513) 621-1817 to learn more.
Connecting with Procter Center
Winter Family Camp

December 27-29

Join us after the busy holiday season for time to relax and unwind. Families can look forward to planned activities as well as free time. Bring warm clothes so we can go outside and play. And bring your friends as this is a great time to introduce new folks to Procter!

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Procter Center is located at 11235 State Route 38E in London, Oh. Visit proctercenter.org or call (740) 206-2036 to learn more
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Notices from The Episcopal Church
The Task Force to Respond to the Opioid Epidemic, created by legislation at the 79th General Convention, is seeking input from lay and ordained leaders throughout the church about the local response to the opioid epidemic

New and updated Advent resources for congregations, dioceses, and communities of faith are now available: Way of Love Digital Invitation Kit, updated  Journeying the Way of Love  Advent calendar and curriculum, AdventWord 2019,  Sermons That Work  compilation of Advent and Christmas selections, Advent reflections from Episcopal Migration Ministries, and bulletin inserts.

Christ Church Cathedral

St. Paul's, Dayton
Bethany School

Holy Trinity, Oxford
Northern Miami Valley Episcopal Cluster
St. John's, Columbus
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