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September 17, 2019
A message from the bishop
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Save the Date
February 21 & 22, 2020
St. Andrew’s, Pickerington

With great excitement, I would like to announce that New Camino is being brought to our diocese on February 21st and 22, and I encourage all to participate in this very important event.
New Camino is a two-day, Latino ministry seminar specially designed for dioceses, including bishops, staff and congregations wishing to explore or strengthen new or existing Latino/Hispanic ministries.  It is based on the eight-day Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency course that is held in select seminaries across the country and attended by seminarians, clergy and lay leaders.   
This two-day seminar will present participants with an awareness of the changing reality of Latino ministry and dispel stereotypical thinking of the Latino populations.  This training not only includes the current focus on immigrant and first-generation Latin@s, but also sheds light on the evangelization outreach required to appeal to the larger population of multi-generational, bilingual and English-speaking Latin@s who represent the long-term future of Latino ministry. 
Look for more information and registration in November.

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(The Rt. Rev.) Thomas E. Breidenthal, D. Phil
Music That Makes Community workshop in Cincinnati

Time is running short to register for the Music that Makes Community workshop being offered by St. Sim of Cyrene, Lincoln Heights and Christ Church, Glendale. The training will be held September 25-28, so register today!

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Public Policy news alerts for September 17, 2019

Call to action: Call Speaker Householder and ask him to urgently schedule hearings on House Bills 316 and 317, gun safety bills; Kroger and WalMart change gun policies; plus articles on Death penalty, Environment and Gun Violence.

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James Jordan
Treasurer's Workshop November 9
Noted author and practitioner James Jordan will be the featured speaker at the 2019 Treasurer’s workshop, Saturday, November 9 at the Procter Center. This workshop is open to all but specifically targeted to church treasurers, parish administrators, finance committees, vestries and clergy.

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Normal vs. Not Normal Aging with Dementia

St. Timothy's, Cincinnati, Parish Health Ministry in partnership with ERS Parish Health Ministry, presents Normal vs. Not Normal Aging with Dementia, a free dementia education event with Teresa Youngstrom, owner of A Better Approach to Memory Care. Thursday, September 19, 6:30 p.m.
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Bach Vespers at St. Thomas, Terrace Park

The Bach Ensemble of St. Thomas, Terrace Park, under the leadership of Artistic Director Carlton Monroe, will begin its ninth season of Bach Vespers services on Sunday, September 22, at 5 p.m. with a performance of J. S. Bach’s Cantata 105: Herr, gehe nicht ins Gericht mit deinem Knecht (“Lord, Be Not Too Quick to Judge Thy Servant”).
Before the Next Thing Happens: LTGR Resilience Summit

Dayton's Long Term Recovery Group invites you to come and share your group’s experience as it relates to the Miami Valley Memorial Day 2019 tornadoes response and recovery efforts, successes, challenges faced and meaningful experiences. Learn new and helpful information around the idea of preparedness and resilience building, and meet and talk with others who are also involved in the recovery. Tuesday, September 24 at Salem Church of God in Clayton.
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Presiding Bishop at WestBanco Arena in Wheeling Oct. 5

A public event featuring Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and The Way of Love will be held at WestBanco Arena in Wheeling, WV as part of 200th anniversary celebration of  St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church  in Wheeling. Tickets required.
Campus Ministry Fall Retreat
October 11-13

Join students from across Ohio for a weekend of hiking, natural splendor, delicious foods, and fellowship in the Hocking Hills!

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Gospel According to Harry Potter
Friday, October 11, 6 to 9 p.m.
All Saints, New Albany. Read more
Find information for the 145th annual convention (November 15-16 at the Roberts Center) on our convention website www.dsoconvention.org

  • Nomination forms
  • Submit a Resolution
  • Change a delegate
  • Registration (now open!)
  • Accommodations
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, dsoconvention.org.
From the calendar

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 29: All Saints, New Albany (Breidenthal)
Oct 6: St. Matthew's, Westerville (Breidenthal)
Oct 13: St. Paul's, Chillicothe (Breidenthal)
Oct 20: St. Margaret's, Trotwood (Breidenthal)
Announcements, resources
More events
Women's Ministry Conference
Connecting with our cathedral
Music Live@Lunch
Music Live@Lunch is Christ Church Cathedral’s weekly concert series.

Sept 24: Jenny Hu (Chinese zither)
Oct 15: Martha Folts  (harpsichord)
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.
St. Paul's, Dayton

Bethany School
Northern Miami Valley Episcopal Cluster
St. John's, Columbus
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