Sunday • February 9th
For those who would like to learn more about Invite Welcome Connect and won't be in attendance at Diocesan Convention, this workshop led by Mary Parmer on Saturday, February 8th is a great opportunity. It will be hosted at Christ Church, New Bern (320 Pollock St. New Bern, NC 28560) from 9:30am to 3:30pm.

We invite parishes to bring a team with them to the workshop to learn about this vital ministry and how it can be implemented in each parish context. Click here to learn more. If you'd like to register to attend, be sure to call the office at Christ Church, New Bern (252-633-2109) to make sure spots are still available.
During Diocesan Convention, Bishop Skirving's address and Mary Parmer's keynote will both be livestreamed on our Facebook page .
Using Social Media at Convention

If you'll be attending Convention this week and posting to social media or sharing the live-stream, don't forget to use the #ecdiocon20 hashtag. Using this hashtag will allow others to easily view posts from Convention and get a glimpse of all the wonderful ministries and faces that make up East Carolina.
Around the Diocese
Absalom Jones Service

This year's Absalom Jones Celebration will take place at St. Mark's, Wilmington on February 16th at 4pm. All are welcome to attend.

St. Mark's Episcopal Church
600 Grace St.
Wilmington, NC 28401

Click here to view the event flyer and learn more.
Auditors of East Carolina

Over the course of the next few weeks, we'll be highlighting auditors from around the diocese. This will provide an opportunity to share a bit about each individual so that those who are seeking the assistance of an auditor in their parish will have a growing list of wonderful candidates to choose from.

Today Mary Warmack is being featured. Her biography and contact info can be found here.
Resources & Events for
 Ministry & Faith Formation
Camp Trinity
Camp Trinity Registration
Those interested in registering youth for programs at Camp Trinity may do so here.
Camp Staff Registration
Those interested in applying for staff positions at Camp Trinity may do so here.
Upcoming Youth & Young Adult Events
Click here to view a full list of all youth ministry events in 2020.
Happening 75

Happening 75 will take place at Trinity Center from March 6th through 8th . All registration info can be found here . 
New Beginnings 55

New Beginnings 55 will take place at Trinity Center from March 27th through 29th . Team and participant registration info can be found here .
This year's Acolyte Festival will take place at St. Andrew's by the Sea, Nags Head from April 24-25. All acolytes, directors, youth ministers, and parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. We hope that participants will return home with both new skills and a renewed enthusiasm for liturgy―literally ‘the work of the people’―and its rich, participatory tradition of Anglican worship.

Click here to learn more and register. All confirmation forms and deposits are due by March 10th.
Transition Ministry Conference

The Transition Ministry Spring Conference will be held in early March. Clergy interested in transitioning to a new parish are asked to go to the Transition Ministry Conference website and complete the Clergy Information Form by February 25, 2020 .

This conference is a gathering of transition ministry officers from more than 30 dioceses of the Episcopal Church who will review and discuss clergy looking for a new ministry in the church.
Those with questions should contact the Rev'd Michael Singer, Interim Transition Minister Officer here at Diocesan House via phone (252-522-0885) or email .
Open Positions Around the Diocese
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.
News to Share?
Contact Lindsey Harts if you have news, notes, or stories you would like to share with the people of the diocese.
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