Sunday • May 5th

Campus Ministries of the Diocese:
The Well, Greenville - Episcopal Lutheran Campus Ministry
ECCO, Wilmington - Episcopal Campus Christian Organization
ELM, Pembroke - Episcopal Lutheran Campus Ministry
ECM, Fayetteville - Episcopal Campus Ministry
Around the Diocese
Down East Wood Ducks Tickets

The Diocese of East Carolina sponsors a box seat (capacity 6) for the Down East Wood Ducks at Grainger Stadium in Kinston. To view the game schedule, click here.
Who Can Request Box Seats?

  • Clergy: Are allowed box tickets once per season and are available on a first come first served basis.
  • Parish Groups and Parishioners: Effective April 24, parishes may request box tickets or unused box tickets for parish groups and parishioners as listed below:
  • For groups of six of less you may request the box seats.
  • For groups of six or more you may request general admission tickets, up to the amount available on hand.
Important: We are no longer accepting requests from individuals directly.

How to Request Box Seats:

Clergy and Parish leadership (or their designee) should to contact Beth Nagy via email or phone at 252-522-0885 to check availability or request Diocesan Sponsor Box tickets to the Down East Wood Ducks game.
Celebration of New Ministry at St. Philip's, Southport

The people of St. Philip's, Southport invite those around the diocese to join them for a celebration of their new ministry with the Rev'd Eric Mills, whom Bishop Rob Skirving will institute as Rector on Wednesday, May 22nd at 6pm.

St. Philip's Episcopal Church
205 East Moore Street
Southport, NC, 28461

Clergy: Cassock, Surplice, Tippet, and Hood
Upcoming Province IV Youth Event

Current 9th -12th graders in the Diocese of East Carolina are invited to be part of this youth event with other young people from Province IV of the Episcopal Church. The event will take place from July 30th through August 3rd.

The deadline has been extended until May 3rd. If you'd like register, click here.
Beach Towel Camp at St. Peter's by-the-Sea

Beach Towel Ministry is a youth oriented ministry that specializes in housing repair and refurbishment for the elderly, physically challenged, and economically disadvantaged. Teams of youth and qualified adults spread the Good News of the Gospel by participating in work projects, such as building handicap access ramps, painting, roofing, weatherproofing, and other needed housing repairs. As Jesus wrapped a towel around his waist and washed his disciples feet, he came not to be served but to serve. Like Jesus we also come to serve others.

This year's camp will take place from June 23rd through 29th . If you'd like to learn more and register, you can do so here .
A Summer Workshop for Parish Leadership

On Saturday, June 8th from 10 AM until 2 PM the first Diocesan Life Road Show will be hosted at St. Paul's, Edenton. We are inviting parish leaders (lay or ordained) to bring teams of 2-4 people from their parish We hope teams of leaders will come away from the workshop with resources they can utilize to better "Go in Peace to Love and Serve the Lord!" Resources and tools will be shared on curating records, digital communications, programmatic and calendar planning, as well as formation resource sharing. Workshops will be offered in these areas as well as learning over lunch. Registration is can be found here and the cost is $20 per person.
31st Annual Conference on Church Music in the Anglican Tradition

This year's Conference on Church Music will take place at Trinity Center f rom August 15th through 18th . Our clinician will be   Dan Bara , Professor of Choral Music and the Director of Choral Activities at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia. To learn more about the conference and get registered, click here .
Events Happening at Sewanee
Invite Welcome Connect Conference

Invite Welcome Connect is a ministry of relational evangelism and congregational empowerment allowing churches to become places of genuine connection for inviting the faith journeys and stories of everyone, enabling deeper journeys of Christian discipleship and enabling the Spirit of Christ to be at the heart of each church's hospitable mission of spreading the Good News. The 2019 Summit will take place in Sewanee, TN from June 12th through 14th. Click here to learn more and register to attend.
Disaster Chaplaincy Training

The Beecken Center , in partnership with the National Disaster Interfaiths Network (NDIN) , invites clergy and lay spiritual caregivers of all faiths to take this disaster chaplaincy training on the campus of the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, July 15–17, 2019 . Participants who complete this certification can volunteer in their own diocese or faith community, or with NDIN and its national partners. NDIN can also assist unaffiliated volunteers in finding disaster spiritual care volunteer opportunities in local communities across the United States. If you'd like to learn more or register to attend, click here .
SUMMA Student Theological Debate Camp

Camp is the cornerstone of SUMMA Student Theological Debate Society, which provides a way for high school students to build their faith through intellectual channels. Founded in the confidence that knowledge and reason are foundational to faith, SUMMA offers fun, friendship, and the opportunity for a deepened and more thoughtful faith. This year's camp will take place from  July 16th through 24th at Sewanne's School of Theology. Click  here to learn more.
Resources & Events for
 Ministry & Faith Formation
Clergy Continuing Education and Foreign Travel Funds

Diocesan funds are available to assist clergy with the expense of continuing education. You may submit grant requests for Clergy Domestic Education or Clergy Foreign Travel. A simple two page request form is available here .
Submit grant requests via email by April 26, 2019, to the chair of the Continuing Education Committee, the Rev. Phillip Glick . The Committee will notify you of the results by May 3. The committee will again consider requests on August 30, 2019. For further information, contact The Rev. Phillip Glick via email or phone at (252) 489-5618.
2019 Missional Voices Gathering

The 2019 Missional Voices National Gathering will take place from June 13th through 15th at Christ Church Cathedral in New Orleans, LA and will bring together church leaders, seminarians, church planters, entrepreneurs, artists, and everyday innovators to discuss innovative ministries and missional communities both within and outside of the traditional church context. This year’s focus will be on what we can learn about God’s mission from those engaged in difficult situations.

If you'd like to learn more about the 2019 gathering and register to attend, you can do so here.
Open Positions Around the Diocese
Interactive Deanery Map

As a reference, we have created a map on Google Maps listing all worshiping communities in our diocese. They are also color coded according to deanery. If you download the Google Maps app on your phone, you can open the map there in addition to opening it in your browser.

Not only is this a quick way to see which parishes are a part of what deanery, but it also allows you to get directions to each parish, should you need them. Click here to access the interactive deanery map.
News to Share?
Contact Lindsey Harts if you have news, notes, or stories you would like to share with the people of the diocese.
For news regarding the wider Church, check out the Episcopal News Service and Anglican News Service websites by clicking the icons to the right:

Diocesan Life:

News & Notes:   Lindsey Harts

To Schedule a Meeting at Diocesan House:

Youth, Young Adult, or Campus Ministry
News and Updates: Emily Gowdy Canady

Spanish Language Ministries: The Rev'd Fred Clarkson

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