The Diocese of Southern Ohio has a strong commitment to furthering the Millennium Development Goals and once again has designated .07% of its convention budget for MDG mission grants. These grants are designed to help organizations and groups with connections in our diocese to do national and world mission that support one or more of the MDGs. ..
Episcopal congregations are encouraged to apply for grants to support their ministries and programs that address human need within the Diocese of Southern Ohio. The deadline for applications to the Episcopal Community Services Foundation (ECSF) for 2016 grants is September 15, 2015. To see ECSF’s funding criteria, grant application instructions and to download a copy ..
Beginning this fall, ministries applying for Episcopal Community Services Foundation (ECSF) grants of $1,000 or less will be able to use a shorter and simpler application form. “The Board listened to the concerns of our ministry partners applying for smaller grant amounts about the complexity of the current application for their circumstances,” stated the Rev. ..
Parishes, campus ministries, and extra-parish communities are invited to apply for campus ministry grants. Grant requests are due on June 15, and grants for the 2015-2016 school year will be rewarded by Aug. 1. Apply for a grant using our online form: https://diosohio.wufoo.com/forms/r1ysaf131nbqux1/
A 2014 MDG review The Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) were developed by the international community including leaders from 191 countries and endorsed by development institutions and religious bodies in 2000. The goals were targeted to be reached within 15 years by the end of 2015. The Episcopal Church in its General Convention adopted the MDGs ..
One way we support mission and ministry From everyone to whom much has been given, much will be required; and from one to whom much has been entrusted, even more will be demanded. Luke 12.48 NRSV At our recent diocesan convention we passed a budget for the support of mission and ministry facilitated throughout the Diocese ..
In 1922, the Church Foundation of the Diocese of Southern Ohio was created to hold title to property owned by the diocese. Since that time the duties of the Church Foundation have expanded beyond simply the passive holding of titles to several properties in the diocese. As congregations close and church buildings are vacated the Church Foundation has become more involved in the maintenance and upkeep of church buildings ..