Bucks win over Ducks

Bucks win over Ducks

A huge thanks to everyone that donated to Episcopal Relief and Development as part of our Bucks vs. Ducks Challenge with the Dioceses of Oregon and Eastern Oregon. The amount raised was impressive for a campaign lasting just a few days. Oregon and Eastern Oregon collected 286 total donations for a total of $5,345, and our combined Ohio/Southern Ohio team edged them out with 297 donations totaling ..

Recovering a Sacred Balance

Recovering a Sacred Balance

A weekend workshop to explore how we can restore a sacred relationship with the Earth

El Hogar: Love, hope and a road out of poverty

El Hogar: Love, hope and a road out of poverty

A reflection by Olden Warren After a short trip from the airport, darting through the crowded streets of Tegucigalpa, our van stopped in the middle of a busy road. Our driver Raul started to frantically blow his horn. I wondered, “Why have we stopped here?” A few seconds later, my question was answered. A large ..

Youth news

Please visit www.youth.diosohio.org for more information and registration for: Young Adult Gathering at Procter (Dec. 19-20) Winter Family Camp at Procter (Dec. 26-28) Cathedral Youth Event (January 24-25) 30-Hour Famine Retreat at St. Timothy ’s (March 13-15) You can also find: Summer Camp Counselor applications Leadership In Training Applications

Congregations Connected

Congregations Connected

ST. LUKE’S NAMED 2014 STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICE AWARD RECIPIENT At a ceremony held at the Ohio History Center on October 18, St. Luke’s, Granville, was honored as one of the recipients of the 2014 Preservation Merit Awards by Lox A. (Burt) Logan, the Executive Director of the Ohio History Connection and State Historic Preservation Officer. St. Luke’s was recognized for the preservation and ..

Voting

The 140th annual convention took another step toward embracing 21st century technology by introducing electronic voting for leadership positions. Using a web-based platform available through SimplyVoting.com, ballots were created and tallied electronically, eliminating the need for the old-fashioned fill-in-the-dot ballots and unreliable scanning equipment. There were some initial hiccups with spotty Internet connectivity and confusion about logging in and passwords, but the process grew smoother with each subsequent ..

Resolutions approved by the 140th convention

R14-01 PRAYER SUPPORT FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY THE EBOLA CRISIS IN WEST AFRICA Whereas, we are members of a global community of brothers and sisters, and the prediction of the loss of an untold number of deaths from the deadly Ebola virus is becoming a reality, and threats to the lives and health of our brothers and sisters in ..

Scenes from convention

Scenes from convention

Tweeting. Electronic voting. Talking. Listening. The theme for the 140th convention was ‘Bread and Yeast: Small things make a difference,’ and every action, from individuals tweeting observations of the proceedings to an ambitious World Café conversation where delegates had opportunities to connect with dozens of others just like them from across the diocese, was designed to get people ..

People Connected

People Connected

STUDENT HONORS FOR PROCTER STAFF Procter Center would like to acknowledge some of our wonderful staff members and their accomplishments this year. Earlier this year McKayla Wilson (Senior) was named Homecoming queen at Madison Plains High School. Madison Pickens (Senior) received the Merit for Honor Roll. Lexi Bayliss (Junior) was named to the National Honor Society. While these young ladies were ..

Convention resources

A comprehensive list of helpful resources for the 140th annual convention. Updated daily. Agenda Agenda_Draft Annual Commission Reports 2014 Annual Reports_complete Bishop’s Address Listen to the podcast Read the document Budget Excel spreadsheet Narrative Budget  2015 Mission share Clergy of the Diocese of Southern Ohio 2014 Voting Clergy List 2014 Date of Canonical Residence List ..

Convention e-Connections

An archive of pre-convention communications sent out by the diocese Nov. 11, 2014 Nov 5, 2014 Oct. 20, 2014 Oct. 17, 2014

Exploring gender inequality and poverty

Exploring gender inequality and poverty

Lifting Her Up: 2014 Women’s Ministry Conference will explore gender inequality and poverty Seventy percent of the billion or more people who live in poverty are women and children.  Lack of access to education, health care, and meaningful employment perpetuate the cycle. Women and girls are more likely to be trafficked, be undereducated and to ..