Last week, the Board of Managers made the difficult decision to close Trinity Center through September 7. Ed Hodges, Chair of the Board of Directors, shared this news in a letter found here. Trinity Center's Executive Director, Penn Perry, has since written and distributed a letter, which can be viewed here.
While financial gifts are certainly still welcomed, it's important to note that Trinity Center is receiving support from the wider diocese during this time. The Diocese of East Carolina's Executive Council has committed to covering the fixed expenses and a reduced payroll for Trinity Center while decisions are made about its reopening.
An Update Regarding the Usage of Diocesan House
In compliance with the Governor’s executive orders and Bishop Skirving’s guidelines, Diocesan House will not routinely receive visitors nor host meetings at least through the end of June.
Around the Diocese
An Update Regarding Interfaith Refugee Ministry's Wilmington Office
Interfaith Refugee Ministry's Executive Director, Susan Husson shared in a recent letter that after ten years, IRM's Wilmington office will close on June 30. To view the full announcement, click here.
The Rev'd John Frazier
After serving faithfully at St. Paul's in the Pines, Fayetteville, John began his new season of retirement on June 1st.
Resources & Events for Ministry & Faith Formation
Early Summer 2020 Formation Update
The Early Summer 2020 Formation Update is now live and includes resources for young adults and formation leaders specifically pertaining to the topic of racism.
The Threshing Floor: Digital and Embodied Youth Ministry Examined
This upcoming webinar is on offering from
Virginia Theological Seminary which will take place at 3:00 PM on Thursday, June 18. In this webinar Ethan Lowery and Tina Boyd will share from their experience in doing youth ministry beyond the church building. They will discuss online and multi-media, physically distanced gatherings, and meeting young people where they are. Click
here to learn more and register.
Open Positions Around the Diocese
June 1 marked the beginning of this year's hurricane season. As we get further into the season, the Hurricane Hub on our website will continue to be available for viewing. Updated preparedness resources can be found
Annual Enrollment through the Church Pension Group will begin on October 12. If this pertains to you, keep an eye out for additional information, which will be available in the coming months.
Clickhere 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?
ContactLindsey Hartsif you have news, notes, or stories you would like to share with the people of the diocese.
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