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Clergy Conference
May 7-9
Geneva on the Lake



The  Episcopal 
Diocese  of  Ohio
DIOCESAN EVENTS
Summer Camp at Bellwether Farm
Bellwether Farm offers a summer camp where school-age children can immerse themselves in fun, engaging activities. These programs will seek to teach healthy social, nutritional, and environmental practices, while providing a safe context in which to encounter God's beautiful creation. Campers will have an opportunity to learn about organic gardening, animal care, and creative cooking. They will also participate in traditional camp activities including swimming, canoeing, arts and crafts, fishing, field games, and archery. The Bellwether Farm staff is invested in the life of every camper, seeking to inspire future generations to become passionate leaders in the world around them. 

Registration is now open.
Summer Grants Available for Youth
The Mission Office has funds available to support summer youth programs (up to $500). Please  apply online  by May 31.    
 
The Mission Office, via the Bishop's Annual Appeal, also has funds available to support summer youth mission trips that involve youth from more than one parish. Please apply online by  May 31
 
For additional information, please call the Mission Office at 216.774.0476 or email  grants@dohio.org .  
Young Adult and College Ministry Grant
The Congregation and Christian Formation office has funds available to support Young Adult and College Ministry The intention of the Christian Formation Commission (CFC) in granting funds to parishes for Young Adult Ministry and/or more traditional College Ministry is to encourage and develop specific ministries through local parishes to people who are between 18 and 30 years old.  The grant application deadline is June 4. For additional information call 216.774.0452 or email  grants@dohio.org .
Big Provincial Gathering
Province V of The Episcopal Church invites you to the Big Provincial Gathering in Kalamazoo, Michigan on July 12-13. Workshops of all aspects of ministry will be offered. Registration will open March 1 and the fee is $50. Vendor tables are available. For questions, visit provincev.org or contact the Rev. Heather Barta, Province V Coordinator, at  provincevcoordinator@gmail.com or 989.413.3229.
Education for Ministry (EfM) Mentor Training
The Diocese of Ohio will sponsor an EfM Mentor Training on  August 8-10 at Bellwether Farm. The cost for this event is $275 and includes all fees and meals.  Register by July 29. Questions can be directed to the Rev. Brad Purdom at  bpurdom@dohio.org or Kate Gillooly,  lazaruslife2000@aol.com.
PARISH EVENTS
Hope. Liberation. Freedom. Station Hope!
On Saturday, May 4 from 7:00-10:00 p.m. at St. John's, Ohio City, Cleveland Public Theatre and hundreds of talented artists of many ages will come together for an evening of education, social awareness, and celebration that all connects to St. John's history as a stop in the Underground Railroad. 
 
All are welcome to this community event. We hope you'll join us for part or all of this powerful evening. For questions, please contact the Rev. Kelly Aughenbaugh at 216.673.3974 or kaughenbaugh@dohio.org or call Cleveland Public Theatre at 216.631.2727
 
For more information about Station Hope, visit the Cleveland Public Theatre website .
Solemn Sung Eucharist
Trinity Cathedral is hosting a Solemn Sung Eucharist on May 5 at 5:00 p.m. At this service, the Rev. Dr. Brian Wilbert will be the celebrant, the Very Rev. BJ Owens will preach, and Messe Solennelle by Louis Vierne will be sung by the Trinity Cathedral Choir .
Faith and Global Climate Change
St. Paul's, Fremont is hosting a discussion about  faith and global climate change on Sunday, May 5 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. The event will be led by Dr. Andy Jorgensen from the University of Toledo .
Motorcycle Blessing
Church of the Good Shepherd, Lyndhurst is hosting a Motorcycle Blessing on Sunday, May 5 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Come and receive a blessing over your motorcycle for safe and trouble-free travels, wherever the road may take you. There will be a free lunch of hot dogs and chips. All are welcome.
Brown Bag Concert at Trinity Cathedral
Trinity Cathedral will host a Brown Bag Concert, A Celebration of Brahms, on May 8 at 12:00 p.m. Trinity Cathedral will also host a Brown Bag Concert, The Gala Finale Concerto, with Dr. Horst Buchholz as a guest conductor on May 15. This spring finale concert will feature Todd Wilson on the organ, Nicole Keller on the harpsichord, and Richard Narroway on the cello. For either concert, you may bring a brown bag lunch or purchase one for $7.
Human Trafficking Awareness Event
The Episcopal Diocese of Ohio's Anti-Human Trafficking Committee is hosting an event about how to identify victims of human trafficking on Saturday, May 11 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at St. Bartholomew's, Mayfield Village. The speakers will be Sr. Anne Victory, Director of Education at Collaborative to End Human Trafficking and Judge Marilyn Cassidy of the City of Cleveland Municipal Court and F.L.Y .
Mother's Day Bake Sale
St. Timothy's, Macedonia, is holding its 4th Annual Mother's Day Bake Sale on Saturday, May 11 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The bake sale will feature a wide variety of baked goods from our church members' own kitchens including cakes, pies, pastries, quiches, muffins, cupcakes, and much more. All proceeds will go towards St. Timothy's general fund. For questions, please contact 330.467.1103 or at  stimec@windstream.net .
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Trip
The Wilma Ruth Combs Chapter of the Union of Black Episcopalians is sponsoring a one-day bus trip to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati on May 18. The fee of $125 includes the bus trip, snacks on the way down, and dinner on the ride back. Money is due to Dianne Smith ASAP. We will leave from the Severance Shopping Center parking lot at 7:00 a.m and return by 9:00 p.m.  Please contact Dianne Smith at das.srvtldr@gmail.com or 510.463.7910 to sign up or for further details. All are welcome .
Joan McConnell Concert
Grace, Sandusky is hosting a free concert featuring Joan McConnell playing the organ on Sunday, May 19 at 1:30 p.m. All are welcome .
Choral Evensong at Trinity Cathedral
The Choral Evensong is an evening service, rich with contrasts between light and dark, and sung by the Trinity Cathedral Choir, the Trinity Chamber Singers, or a local guest choir. Offered weekly on Wednesday evenings at 6:00 p.m., now through May 15. Each service commemorates a saint from Holy Women, Holy Men, The Episcopal Church's book of saints. The service is followed at 7:00 p.m. by a community soup and salad supper, catered by Luna Bakery & Cafe. The suggested meal donation $6 .
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