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Society of St. Simeon and St. Anna inducts ten

Society of St. Simeon and St. Anna inducts ten

The Affirmative Aging Commission of the Diocese of Southern Ohio celebrated the induction of ten new members into the Society of St. Simeon and St. Anna with a Eucharist and
Formation programs wrap up year with graduation

Formation programs wrap up year with graduation

A ceremony honoring graduates of two diocesan Ministry Formation programs was held at Christ Chapel at the Procter Center on May 17. Group mentors
Bishop supports marriage equality case

Bishop supports marriage equality case

Bishop Breidenthal files amici curiae brief in support of Ohio marriage equality case
The Heart Puddle

The Heart Puddle

Bishop Breidenthal has returned from his sabbatical!
Shake things up – start a conversation

Shake things up – start a conversation

If we are spending more time working on the Sunday bulletin than trying to find creative and engaging ways to start conversations within our community, then we may have our priorities reversed
Procter Summer Camp Sunday

Procter Summer Camp Sunday

Across the diocese, Sunday, May 18, 2014 will be recognized as Procter Summer Camp Sunday!
Episcopalians Connected

Episcopalians Connected

 
Christ Church Cathedral welcomes Glennon Doyle Melton

Christ Church Cathedral welcomes Glennon Doyle Melton

Popular blogger to speak May 18 The Taft Lecture Series and Christ Church Cathedral, Cincinnati, are honored to welcome Glennon Doyle Melton, New York Times best-selling author

Appalachian Ministries meeting June 14

As part of an effort to rejuvenate Appalachian ministry in the diocese, the Rev. Judi Wiley, rector of St. Mary’s, Hillsboro and the chair appointed by Bishop Breidenthal to reform the commission
Best Practices: Live as a public community of compassion

Best Practices: Live as a public community of compassion

New way of living can bring us into community with our neighbors The

CoCL: A ministry of imagination, support, connection and encouragement

The Commission on Congregational Life. A mouthful, to be sure, so in true Episcopal fashion, we in shorten it with an acronym, CoCL. So what is the CoCL, and what do they do exactly?
Gathering around food and friendship

Gathering around food and friendship

St. James/Findlay Market Farm Stand Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. June through September 3207 Montana Ave. in Westwood
Congregations connected

Congregations connected

Holy COWE: A vision realized

Holy COWE: A vision realized

Christ Church, Glendale, will celebrate the consecration of the newly constructed Chapel of the Holy Spirit on Tuesday, May 13 at 7 p.m. The
Opera-singing priest comes out of retirement for fundraising performance

Opera-singing priest comes out of retirement for fundraising performance

It has been six years since the Rev. Ed Payne, Priest-in-charge at St. Francis, Springboro, announced his retirement from the professional world of singing opera, recitals
Apply now for choral scholar program at Christ Church Cathedral

Apply now for choral scholar program at Christ Church Cathedral

Choral scholar program provides intensive choral training for high school students
Embracing divine playfulness

Embracing divine playfulness

Reflections on PLAY!

Transitions

Congregations and clergy in transition
‘Flash’ Compline

‘Flash’ Compline

Public call to prayer helps people to rediscover an ancient prayer service

Campus ministry in an age of disruption

A 50-year-old member of a parish that is miles away from the nearest campus could easily be a student, and an exposure to new ideas might be changing her attitudes to church, the world that surrounds her and her sense of purpose in life
Procter Summer Camp 2014

Procter Summer Camp 2014

It’s time for camp!
Spring comes to the kitchen

Spring comes to the kitchen

Peggy St. Clair dishes about the kitchen at Gabriel’s Place: a community where everyone belongs
El Hogar teaches future physician true goal of medicine

El Hogar teaches future physician true goal of medicine

Medical student Kayde Nester shares how her experiences at El Hogar have taught her lessons in making a difference in someone’s life
Neighborhood House beacon of hope for community

Neighborhood House beacon of hope for community

Jubilee Center fights to reduce infant mortality in East Columbus

International luncheon a celebration of connection

Partners-in-Ministry-in-Liberia (PIMIL) will hold its fifth annual International Luncheon Fundraiser on Saturday, June 28 at St. John’s, Worthington, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m
Mission Corner

Mission Corner

By their works you will know them

Episcopal Visitations

Schedule of visitations for May, June 2014
Procter Center news

Procter Center news

Latest news from the Procter Center

Parish Audits due Sept. 2

A note from the finance office