Sunday • June 9th
Day of Pentecost
Summer News & Notes Schedule

Starting today, we will be switching to our bi-weekly summer schedule for News & Notes. Remember to take this into account when you send in info that you would like to be included in our newsletter.
Around the Diocese
"Stonewall Uprising" Showing Sponsored by Integrity East Carolina

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion, Integrity East Carolina will be hosting a showing of the PBS "Stonewall Uprising" special at Christ Church, New Bern in the Harrison Center on Saturday, June 29th from 11am to 1:30pm. All who would like to attend are welcome. The registration form can be found here.
31st Annual Conference on Church Music in the Anglican Tradition

This year's Conference on Church Music will take place at Trinity Center from 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.
Upcoming Ordinations in East Carolina

God Willing, the Right Rev'd Rob Skirving will ordain Matthew Ray Babcock, Mary Moore Shields, and Nanette Louise Woodworth to the Sacred Order of Deacons on  this Saturday, June 8th at 10:30am at  St. Stephen's, Goldsboro  . All who would like to be a part of this occasion are welcome to attend.

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
200 North James Street
Goldsboro, NC 27530

Clergy: Cassock, Surplice Tippet, and Hood
Clergy Transitions in East Carolina
The Rev'd Canon Matthew Stockard

Retired in May from his role as Canon to the Ordinary

Click here to learn more.
The Rev'd Deacon Andy Atkinson

Retired in May from his role at Holy Cross, Wilmington

Click here to learn more.
The Rev'd Eric Moulton

Began serving in May as Rector
St. John's, Wilmington

Click here to learn more.
Events Happening at Sewanee
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 .
Resources & Events for
 Ministry & Faith Formation
Foundation Grant Application Now Live

The Grant Committee of the Foundation of the Diocese of East Carolina urges anyone with program or project needs to apply for grants that will be awarded for 2019 through the Endowment's Undesignated Funds. These funds will be available to the applicant no later than January 31, 2020.

The grant application must be completed and in Diocesan House by September 1st. The foundation page on the website can be found here , along with this year's grant application.

For questions or assistance, please contact  Terry Everett  via email or phone (252) 796-7044.
Just One Thing

High school seniors and current college students headed back to universities and colleges across North Carolina can connect with the Episcopal Campus Ministry through "Just One Thing."

This one-page form will send contact information for the student to the Campus Ministry on college campuses where there are ministries. In the Diocese of East Carolina, this includes ECU in Greenville, UNCP in Pembroke, and UNCW in Wilmington.

Click here to fill out the form for "Just One Thing" and get connected with an Episcopal Campus Ministry near you.
National Acolyte Festival 2019

Join acolytes from across the United States for a morning service of re-dedication and Holy Eucharist. Bring your processional crosses, banners, torches, thuribles, flags, and streamers for a festive procession of acolytes, clergy, and vergers. Workshops in the afternoon offer enrichment and instruction. This year's National Acolyte Festival takes place at Washington National Cathedral on Saturday, October 12th at 10am . Registration opens on June 1st here .
Episcopal Youth Event 2020

The 2020 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE) will take place in Washington, DC from July 7th through 11th, 2020. Emily Gowdy Canady will have more information and applications in the near future. For now, if you'd like more information, click 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.
Click here to learn about events going on in parishes and in communities around the diocese.
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