This weekly newsletter is intended to keep the members of the Diocese aware of programs and activities in our parishes, share position openings throughout the Diocese, and to let others know if we have excess goods/items they might be able to use. Have something to share?  Contact J.D. Lafrance, jdlafrance@diopa.org no later than Wednesday 12 p.m. each week for distribution that week.  
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PROGRAMS/EVENTS
programs
4/7/18: Educators Against Gun Violence Organizational Meeting  at 10 a.m. An initial meeting for educators and school employees who want to help stop gun violence. Meeting locations: Incarnation Holy Sacrament Church , 3000 Garrett Road, Drexel Hill, PA 19026 and Trinity Episcopal Church, Ambler , 708 S. Bethlehem Park, Ambler, PA 19002.

4/21/18: Mark your calendars now for the  Wellness and Lifestyle Summit  at the  Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, 23 South 38 th  Street, from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. The Health Fair is free and open to the public. Everyone is encouraged to attend, and there will be activities for all ages. The Summit will bring together more than 20 health vendors to provide services and educational materials on important health issues that affect the community. Our experts will help you or a loved-one navigate many health insurance options, including Medicare, Medicaid, and market insurance plans. For more information please visit the Schuylkill Deanery website at:  www.schuylkilldeanery.org .

ACCOMMODATIONS/SPACE FOR RENT
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Grace Epiphany Church is located in Mount Airy at 224 East Gowen Avenue. It is within walking distance of the Mount Airy Train station and the Route 23 bus stop. Grace Epiphany has A Large Light Filled Auditorium (Cline) with a Stage. It is connected to a restaurant size, fully equipped kitchen. Cline has a capacity of at least 125 people. Additionally, there is a large conference room and four smaller conference rooms. All of these rooms have been and are used for wedding receptions, meetings, showers, parties and other events. Our spaces are available for reasonable rental rates. For information contact the church office at 215-248-2950 Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or E-mail: belong@graceepiphany.org . For photographs of our rental spaces, go to graceepiphany.org .
THRIFT STORES
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The Catacomb Closet at Holy Trinity Church at 212 S. High Street, West Chester, operates an upscale resale shop selling a variety of housewares, books, jewelry, children's toys, adult and children's clothing, pictures, entertaining and decorative glassware, as well as seasonal items at bargain prices. It is open to the general public every Friday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. All proceeds are donated to charitable organizations within our community and the Diocese and to those causes affected by tragic world events.

CHURCH SERVICE CHANGES
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New Sunday Evening Services. Redemption Episcopal Church is now offering two services on Sundays - their regular 10 a.m. mass and a new 7 p.m. service. The 7 p.m. service is more casual but a great alternative if you're unable to make your usual Sunday morning service. The church is located at 1101 2nd Street Pike, Southampton, PA 18966.