Sunday • February 2nd
Collect & Readings

137th Convention of the Diocese of East Carolina
Chaplains of the Armed Forces
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 and register to attend.
There's Still Time for Nominations

We are still seeking nominations for elected offices and submissions for offices nominated and appointed by the Bishop. This year, we've worked to try to make sure that our nominations page is as clear as possible in spelling out what leadership roles in each office would entail.

If you have not checked out the nominations page, you're invited to take a moment to do so. All info about open positions and nominations submitted thus far can be found here .
Convention Livestream

During Diocesan Convention, Bishop Skirving's address and Mary Parmer's keynote will both be livestreamed on our Facebook page . The specific times for each will be shared on social media in the coming days, so be sure to stay tuned.
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 John Lennox is being featured. His 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 .
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.
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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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