While living a year in formation, discernment and community at Brendan’s Crossing, Hannah Teetor will serve her fellowship at Calvary Episcopal Church in Clifton and with the HOPE Coalition. The HOPE Coalition is a group of churches in Cincinnati building a home on Firtree Court in the Northside neighborhood through Habitat for Humanity. Comprised of ..
The Southern Ohio Synod of the ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) invites Lutherans and Episcopalians from throughout southern Ohio to participate in the autumn 2015 offerings of its Lay School of Theology (LST). This shared endeavor offers an opportunity for Lutherans and Episcopalians to learn and discuss together for the sake of the Common ..
I glanced up at my rearview mirror and there it was, looming behind me. Wistful thoughts flooded my mind along with the reality of just how short seven days can seem. Monteagle Mountain filled the view in my mirror, even though I was, by this time, several miles up US 41 on my way to ..
A unique Vacation Bible School experience For those of us who work with children and families in our parishes, the impending arrival of summer raises a perennial question – what should we do for Vacation Bible School this year? Over the last decade, the level of financial and human resources required to pull off one ..
Beth Mendez, Director of Children’s Formation and Family Ministries at Christ Church Cathedral, has assumed the role as coordinator of Safe Church training for the diocese. The Safe Church training schedule for 2015-2016 will be out soon. In the interim, Safe Church training will be reorganizing how and when live (comprehensive) trainings will be presented. ..
A weekend of extravagant healing with the Rev. Becca Stevens
On June 6, Nicholas B. England, Jennifer Lee Oldstone-Moore, Gene Alan “AJ” Stack, Jr. and LindaMay Watkins were ordained to the diaconate by Bishop Breidenthal at Christ Church Cathedral. Photos by Steve Ziegelmeyer. See more photos from the ordination at https://picasaweb.google.com/107846331365526337345/2015DeaconsOrdinations
Brendan’s Crossing: Forming young adults in Christ for the sake of the world Do you know a young adult who is looking to experience a year of service and formation, intentional community or a way to explore their sense of calling and place in the world? Brendan’s Crossing (formerly “Floral House”) is inviting young adults ..
In September 2015, the newly forming diocesan School for Ministry will begin the opportunity for everyone in the Diocese of Southern Ohio to participate. Track One is for laity who wish to participate in theological education by attending topical seminars. The schedule of classes will be available in Connections and on the diocesan website. Classes ..
Recognizing individuals who have successfully completed diocesan formation programs in 2015 Education for Ministry (EfM) St. Patrick’s, Dublin (Monday a.m.) Marilee Lowery-Bush Gregory A. Hayes Elizabeth K. Lyle Valarie Coyle Pittsenbarger Mentors: Lisa Palchick and Deborah Parker St. Patrick’s, Dublin (Monday p.m.) Gerene Sue Bauldoff Betty Breyley Isaacs Kimberly J. Nelson Victoria vonSadovszky Mentors: Susan ..
We must know our own story to know who we are, and it is at the intersection of each individual story that community happens Storytelling helps us to understand who we are and where we might be headed. At the Young Adult retreat held in December, we told stories and listened to stories. On the ..