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September 10, 2019
Find information for the 145th annual convention (November 15-16 at the Roberts Center) on our convention website www.dsoconvention.org
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Repairing the Breach
The 145th Annual Convention of the Diocese of Southern Ohio will be here before you know it! The time to submit nominations and propose resolutions is now. Find forms, deadlines, and the most accurate convention information at our convention website. Registration is coming soon!
Hurricane Dorian
Episcopal Relief & Development provides emergency assistance after Hurricane Dorian
Episcopal Relief & Development is working with Church partners to provide critical support to the most vulnerable communities impacted by Hurricane Dorian. In partnership with the Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida, the Episcopal Church in South Carolina, the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia, and the Episcopal Farmworker Ministry, Episcopal Relief & Development is giving assistance such as food, water, clothing, shelter and other emergency supplies to individuals and families affected by the storm. The organization is also working through the Anglican Alliance to provide support to the Anglican Diocese of the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos as they continue to assess the needs of communities.

Donations to the  Hurricane Relief Fund  will help Episcopal Relief & Development’s partners respond to the storm in the most efficient way possible. Please continue to  pray  for the individuals and families affected by Hurricane Dorian as well as the first-responders providing emergency assistance. Church bulletin inserts can be found  here .

Mobilizing for Victory: Voter Registration and Education

The Ohio Poor People's Campaign in Columbus offering training to increase your knowledge of how registration and voting procedures operate in Ohio.Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 7 p.m. Broad Street United Methodist Church 501 E Broad St., Columbus

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Participants invited to Eclectic Menageries Fair

Grace Church, College Hill, is hosting a fair devoted to Eclectic Menageries - collections of beautiful oddities, unusual and striking objects, vintage goods and uniquely repurposed items - on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vendors needed!

Holy Trinity Cathedral Youth Choir concert

St. Stephen’s and Trinity on Capitol Square Episcopal Churches invite you to a concert given by the youth choir (Les Petits Chanteurs) from the Holy Trinity Music School of the Episcopal Cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. September 24, 7 p.m.

Diana Butler Bass
Diana Butler Bass at St. John's, Youngstown

Renowned author and speaker Diana Butler Bass will present a program on Tuesday, October 8 at St. John's Episcopal Church in Youngstown, OH at 7 p.m. Cost $15.

Proposed overtime rules could affect payroll

As you prepare your budget it is important to take note of the proposed changes that may affect your payroll as it relates to overtime. It is very important to ensure that you classify your staff correctly.

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House of Worship Security Program training

The Ohio Crime Prevention Association will host two training events in October for church leaders and others involved in building security. On Saturday, October 5, training will be held in Central Ohio at Calvary Lutheran Church in Chillicothe.

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Normal vs. Not Normal Aging

St. Stephen’s, Columbus, through a grant provided by  Parish Health Ministry , will present a workshop on “Normal vs. Not Normal Aging” on Thursday, October 10. This workshop will help caregivers, family members and professionals understand and recognize some of the distinct differences in “normal” vs. “not normal” aging.

Train Open House at Christ Church, Glendale

Come see the Christ Church, Glendale, railroad layout and enjoy hands-on activities for children ages 7 to 12. Saturday, October 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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2020 Roanridge Trust grants available

Offered annually, Roanridge Trust Grants are used for the “training of town and country ministry and rural Christian workers”, and support creative models of leadership development and training in small towns and rural communities.

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United Thank Offering's Camino Challenge Grant

The United Thank Offering (UTO) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the UTO Camino Challenge Grant. UTO will match up to the first $60,000 in donations to create the Anglican Pilgrim Centre in Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

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From the calendar

Sep 11: CoCL meeting
Sep 12: Trustees' meeting
Sep 14: Anti-Racism training
Sep 14: Diocesan Council meeting
Sep 20-21: School for Diaconal Formation
Sep 25-28: Music That Makes Community Workshop
Sep 28: Safe Church training
Sep 28: Lay Worship Leader training (Part 2)
Sep 28: Celebration of New Ministry in Lancaster and Logan
Episcopal visitations

Sept 15: St. Mary's, Hillsboro (Breidenthal)
Sept 29: All Saints, New Albany (Breidenthal)
Announcements, resources
More events
Identity. Power. Privilege.
Women's Ministry Conference
Connecting with our cathedral
Music Live@Lunch
Music Live@Lunch is Christ Church Cathedral’s weekly concert series.

Sept 17 : Steel Away (Steel Drum band)
Sept 24: Jenny Hu (Chinese zither)
Jiao Sun
Piano Recital : Jiao Sun performs music by Beethoven, Brahms, and Carl Vine on Saturday, September 21 at 7:00 p.m.
Ken Stringfellow
American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist Ken Stringfellow gives an intimate concert at Christ Church Cathedral on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. Learn more
Taylor Branch
The cathedral is pleased to host Pulitzer Prize winner, historian, and MacArthur grant recipient Taylor Branch as Taft Lecturer on Monday, October 21 at 7 p.m. Branch is best known for his trilogy of books chronicling the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and much of the history of the American Civil Rights Movement. No admission fee, but tickets are required.
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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
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Procter Center is located at 11235 State Route 38 E in London, OH. Visit proctercenter.org or call (740) 206-2036 to learn more.
St. Paul's, Dayton

The Episcopal Church

Bethany School
Holy Trinity, Oxford

Church of the Advent, Cincinnati

Calvary, Cincinnati
Christ Church, Dayton

Northern Miami Valley Episcopal Cluster
St. Andrew's, Pickerington

St. John's, Columbus
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