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October 29, 2019
145th Annual Convention
Repairing the Breach
Registration closes Nov. 1

Pre-registration for convention closes November 1. Those who do not pre-register before the Nov. 1 deadline will have to wait in line to register at the door, and no food will be available for purchase on site. Don't delay - register today! Register at dsoconvention.org.
Keynote address

Owing to a family emergency, our scheduled keynote speaker, the Rev. Tom Brackett, will be unable to join us for convention. We are pleased to announce that the Rev. Katie Nakamura Rengers will instead join us as keynote speaker and workshop leader.
Katie Nakamura Rengers
The Rev. Katie Nakamura Rengers serves as the Interim Staff Officer for Church Planting for the Episcopal Church. In 2015 she planted a "3rd space" worshiping community and cafe called The Abbey in Birmingham, Alabama. Katie has a degree in flute performance from Northwestern University and graduated from Virginia Theological Seminary in 2011. She and her husband, the Rev. Josiah Rengers, live in Birmingham with their two young children - Naomi, 6 and Katherine, 3.  
Rising Above the Storms of Life: CityHeart fundraiser

Partner in helping others rise above their storms by supporting the important work of the staff and volunteers at CityHeart at their 4th annual fundraiser. Thursday, November 7, 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Christ Church, Dayton.

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Daughters of the King fall gathering

Join the Daughters of the King for their Fall Assembly on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 9 a.m. at the Procter Center.
Diaconal orders received

Vahagn Azizyan, a former deacon in the Armenian Church of America (Eastern), will have his diaconal orders received by Bishop Breidenthal on Sunday, Nov. 10, during the bishop's official visitation with Trinity Church, Columbus. The Holy Eucharist begins at 10:30 a.m. with Holy Baptism and the Rite Confirmation. 

Vahagn’s supporting parish is St James, Cliintonville. All are welcome!
St. John's Music Series: Salon pour Deux
St. John’s, Worthington, invites you to hear Deux, a classical vocal duo “salon pour deux” on Sunday, November 10 at 3 p.m.

The musical salon saw an enormous rise in popularity throughout Europe in the 19th century, drawing nobility and bourgeoisie, men and women, amateur and professional artists, politicians and philosophers into the living rooms of prominent families. The hostesses, or salonnières, who directed these events often featured their own music, as well as music written by their famous admirers.
This concert will include songs from the salons of Fanny Mendelssohn, Clara Schumann and Pauline Viardot, as well as their distinguished friends, Saint-Saens, Gounod, Massenet, Rossini, Chopin and Brahms. 

Big events this weekend ...
From the calendar

Nov 2: Women's Ministry Conference
Nov 2: Jubilate 2019
Nov 9: Treasurer's Workshop
Nov 9: Lay Worship Leader license renewal training
Nov 13: CoCL meeting
Nov 15-16: 145th Annual Convention
Episcopal visitations

Nov 3: Christ Church, Xenia (Breidenthal);
St. Simon of Cyrene, Lincoln Heights (Rivera)
Nov 10: Trinity, Columbus (Breidenthal); St. Barnabas, Montgomery (Rivera)
Announcements, resources
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Connecting with our cathedral
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Planning Our Future in the Way of Love

Our “ Next Century Visioning” process has begun! The steering committee has scheduled a series of “listening sessions” to offer a space where our whole community can gather and share its hopes and dreams for what the cathedral’s future might look like. The bottom line is: We seek to learn what those who live in our city and who are part of our diocese yearn for and aspire to, then pray about ways to go forward, and make our plans for the next decade.
The listening sessions allow for a time for fellowship and discernment for those involved and are conducted by a member of the steering team, whose sole purpose is to listen. Once these sessions have concluded, the steering team will distill the information they receive during the listening process and draft a set of priorities and goals for the cathedral’s next decade for feedback.

Nine sessions are available in October and early November so that you can find a time that works for you. To see the schedule or to learn more about our visioning process, visit cincinnaticathedral.com/next-century-vision/.
Music Live@Lunch
Kimberly Marshall
Music Live@Lunch

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

 Nov 5 : University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music harpsichord students
Nov 12 : The Rabbit Hash String Band
Nov 19 : Walnut Hills Senior Vocal Ensemble
Nov 26 : The Bromwell Diehl Band

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.
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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
Need a room for convention? The Procter Center has rooms available! 

To book a room at the Procter Center, contact Robin Kimbler, Guest Services Manager, at 740.206.2036. Procter is about a 30-minute drive from the Roberts Centre. Reservations will be accepted until rooms are filled.

·         $80 per person per night for single occupancy
·         $50 per person per night for double occupancy
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
Public Policy Action Alert

The Office of Government Relations is advocating to remove restrictions that inhibit travel between the United States and Cuba through supporting the bipartisan Freedom for Americans to Travel to Cuba Act of 2019. This bill will end current restrictions on U.S. citizens and legal residents wishing to travel to Cuba. We ask that you join us in asking your members of Congress to support this legislation!


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