News for Episcopal Church Women

ANNUAL DIOCESAN WOMEN’S CONFERENCE, “SHARING GOD’S BOUNTY”

Save the Date – Sat. Oct. 17, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Procter Center. Keynote speaker, Katie Moose, author of God’s Bounty. Two workshops offered – Multi-Faith Dialogue and Celtic Spirituality. Registration available beginning June 1.

LOGO DESIGN CONTEST FOR WOMEN’S CONFERENCE, “SHARING GOD’S BOUNTY”

The logo contest is open to all ages. This would be a great project for a Sunday School class. The winner will receive a $50 Amazon gift card. Submit original artwork by May 31 (extended) to Kathy Mank at kathymank@gmail.com or 9559 Kelly Drive, Loveland, OH 45140. Winner notified and announced by June 15 in e-Connections.

BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE ACCEPTING MEMORIAL DONATIONS

Contributions to the Book of Remembrance add to the Scholarship Fund for women seeking ordination or pursuing graduate study in helping professions. Short-term grants are available through the fund as well. Contact Amy Baird to contribute to the Book of Remembrance or for information about scholarships at amyknits2much@hotmail. com. Contributions may be mailed to Baird at 2904 Flemming Road, Middletown, OH 45042.

UNITED THANK OFFERING IN-GATHERING

The United Thank Offering In-gatherings are traditionally held on Sundays closest to Ascension and All Saints. For 2015, the Spring Ingathering would be May 17 and the Fall Ingathering would be Nov. 1. Contact Milicent Eason, Diocesan UTO Coordinator at easonmilicent@sbcglobal.net. In-gatherings collected should be mailed to Milicent Eason, 2135 Schenley Drive, Columbus, OH 43219 for proper accounting.

Kathy Mank serves as the president of the Episcopal Church Women (ECW) in the Diocese of Southern Ohio. Contact her at kathymank@gmail.com.