In an effort to streamline our communications with you, we have taken four DIOPA newsletters and condensed them into two. This one
- At Work for You- will continue to update you weekly on Diocesan initiatives, events and news from the Bishop. Our other newsletter, DIOPA Connections, will continue to share what is happening in each parish - events, service changes, items for sale, etc.
Episcopal Church bishops in Pennsylvania and New England are rallying football fans in their dioceses - and beyond - to join
in a charitable contest over the next week to see how much money they can raise for Episcopal Relief & Development (ERD) by game time on Sunday, February 4, 6:30 p.m., when the Eagles and the Patriots compete in the big game.
Would you be interested in utilizing your parish as a community health and prevention center at no cost to you?In our efforts to be active in advocating for social and economic equality, we are working toward having our parishes be points of access to care in addition to places of worship. Read more.
Want to make your parish hall more rentable? Join us on 2/3 to learn how to get the most out of your church building. This workshop will provide you with guidance and resources to help your congregation get the most out of these precious assets. Read more.
During Bishop Gutiérrez's pilgrimage, it was discovered that a number of congregations needed small to medium capital improvements in order to expand their capacity for ministry, hospitality, and community engagement. For some churches this meant a renovation to a room for youth; repairing an old HVAC system; improving access with handicapped ramps; repaving the parking lot; or replacing old windows with new energy-efficient ones. Read more.
Do you want to be an advocate for those living with addiction? Learn and be inspired in a day of breakout sessions and panel discussions. Agenda and registration information available at diopa.org. Lunch will be provided as part of the program which takes place at All Saints Torresdale. Download posters here and here. Read more.