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Sunday, February 21st
Many thanks to those who participated in this past Saturday's Diocesan Convention! If you weren't a part of the meeting itself or didn't get a chance to watch the live stream, you can still stay informed by checking out all of the Convention related content on our diocesan website.
Bishop Skirving's Address at the 138th Annual Convention
Around the Diocese
East Carolina Featured in Episcopal News Service Article

The Rev'd Canon Mollie Roberts and the Rev'd Eric Grubb are featured in an article published by the Episcopal News Service. The article focuses on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected transition processes in the wider Episcopal Church in contrast with how transitions are being handled in East Carolina. Click here to check it out.
Camp Trinity Summer 2021 Registration Now Open

Exciting News! Camp Trinity Summer 2021 registration is going on now. If you'd like to view the full schedule for summer, click here.

Download your brochure and application on the Trinity Center website here under the downloads/forms section.

For any registration questions, contact the Trinity Center Registrar, Nancy, via email or phone (252-247-5600 ext. 17). You may also contact the Trinity Center Director, Mary Beth, via email or phone (252-247-5600 ext. 23) if you would like additional information.
The Episcopal Farmworker Ministry is currently hosting a training program called Beloved Neighbors. The focus of this training is on history, race, and immigration.

The training consists of six online sessions, via Zoom, at 3pm on Tuesdays.

  • February 23: Our community, our stories
  • March 2: Stories Beyond Borders (movie and panel)
  • March 9: Solidarity and taking action

Participants will walk away with a new perspective about the issues faced by immigrants, and with new tools to enact positive social change. Trainings will be recorded for those who can’t attend all sessions.

Registration: Please register in advance here.

Suggested donation: We invite you to make a $30 donation if you are able. That would be $5 per training! You can donate online here. (please choose Beloved Neighbors on the question: Would you like to Fund a Specific Program?)

For more information: Contact Lariza Garzon via email.
Learn More About the Work of the Episcopal Farmworker Ministry

The Episcopal Farmworker Ministry recently created a video to help demonstrate some of the ongoing work they're engaged in. If you'd like to check it out, click the image below:
An invitation from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry: “As we commemorate Blessed Absalom Jones, the first African American priest in The Episcopal Church, we have an opportunity to celebrate his memory and also to honor the witness of Episcopal HBCUs that continue to form outstanding new leaders."

Click here to contribute.
Resources & Events for Ministry & Faith Formation
The Winter 2021 Formation Update is now live and includes resources for people of all ages that are well-suited for the coming months. Click here to check it out.
Join us for our monthly gathering. We will be sharing ideas and resources for Easter and Pentecost as well as looking towards summer. We will be using break out rooms for small groups to discuss more particular topics and to network.

Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. Click here to sign up.
Middle and High School young people are invited to be part of this community during Lent. Gatherings will take place on Sundays in Lent from 11:15 - noon via Zoom. Prayer, scripture, and small groups will be lead by the East Carolina Youth Council.

Registration is required. Click here to sign up.
Please "save the date" for New Beginnings and Happening reunion style events in the Spring.
  • New Beginnings - Saturday, April 17th
  • Happening - Saturday, April 24th

More information and registration will be coming soon. Contact Emily Gowdy Canady with questions.
Clergy Transitions
The Rev'd Fred Clarkson

Fred has accepted a call at La Sagrada Familia in Newton Grove.
The Rev'd Lisa Erdeljon

Lisa will begin her new role as Assistant to the Rector at St. Philip's, Southport on March 15th.
Open Positions Around the Diocese
Contact Lindsey Harts if you have any additional questions.
Click here to view & download the 2020 cycle of prayer.
Click here to learn about events going on in parishes and in communities around 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: