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, no later than Wednesday 12 p.m. each week for distribution that week.  

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3/24/18: Brunch with the Easter Bunny from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at House of Prayer hall, 1747 Church Lane, Philadelphia PA 19141. Egg hunt and giveaways. Prize for Best Easter Bonnet. Kids - free (must register). Registration forms: IBIS Lounge and Britt: 267-575-8204.

St. Margaret's House Retreat Center, at St. Luke's in Germantown; Is a spacious center for many needs. From booking meeting and day projects, to weekend retreats and week-long events. Please call the Church office at 215 844-8544 or at our Facebook page @the retreat center at St. Margaret's.
The Gift Shop at St. David's Episcopal Church in Wayne, PA, can help meet your needs for religious items for adults and children that include bibles, prayer books, crosses (both jewelry and wall crosses), inspirational cards, calendars and books, as well as non-religious gifts for the home, family and friends. Items purchased by churches/clergy for ministry purposes will receive a 10% discount; and those purchases will be tax free. All proceeds from items sold will benefit St. David's outreach programs in Haiti, Uganda and Guatemala. For more information, please contact The Gift Shop by calling 484-580-8486; e-mailing; or visit the shop on the first floor of the St. David's Chapel complex at 763 South Valley Forge Road, Wayne, PA. The Gift Shop hours are Tuesday to Friday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and Sunday: 10:30 a.m. to noon.

3/23/18:  Join us at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church for the Oscar Romero service from 5 - 7 p.m. followed by an evening of prayer, song, and testimony for the thousands of young people descending on Philadelphia, PA for the March for Our Lives to demand an end to gun violence from 7 - 9 p.m. Students and leaders from many faith traditions will lead this prayer service recognizing the breadth of trauma caused by gun violence, including community shootings, school massacres, suicide, and related traumas. If you would like to volunteer during the service, please email with your name, your faith tradition, your home city, and a sentence or two about why this is important to you.

Attention, Good Samaritans!  St. Mark's, Frankford needs your help in filling these  "Blessings Bags" for distribution to those in need.  Donations may be dropped off at St. Mark's, Frankford (4442 Frankford Ave., 19124), Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pickups can be arranged. Call Blair Jordan 267-368-0043/Luz Miranda 267-356-3992 or St. Mark's: 215-535-0635.