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March 14, 2019 | by Lauren Warner
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March 7, 2019 | by Lauren Warner
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July 28, 2018 | by Alyson Terry
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How do you transform a group of individual, committed parishioners into a vital team? This is a challenge that congregational leaders face each time they assemble new vestries, bishop’s committees, or create a taskforce or committee. How do you get people to work well together? What sort of practices will help them make strategic decision […]

March 29, 2018 | by Jim Stiven

It has been three months since the diocesan convention, and your standing committee continues to be very busy, both managing the transition process and serving as the ecclesiastical authority for the diocese. Working closely with our assisting bishop, the Rt. Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, and the diocesan staff, we continue to monitor the progress of […]

January 16, 2018 | by Hannah Wilder
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December 18, 2017 | by Hannah Wilder

Looking to expand your skills in development and/or stewardship? Interested in learning from experts on stewardship and development? We are looking for four to six people to join the diocesan development committee, which also focuses on congregational stewardship, especially those who would like to: share expertise in the areas of development and stewardship help congregations […]

October 3, 2017 | by Paul Carmona

Does finding a new bishop really have to be so complicated? Does the process have to take so long? Why can’t we just do a simple search, and let the chips fall where they may? In a more predictable world, a simple search process—unencumbered by elaborate schedules, multi-layered guidelines, and months of burdensome meetings—might achieve […]

June 15, 2017 | by The Rev. Kathleen Kelly

To encourage a process grounded in prayer, the standing committee is in the process of calling together a team of chaplains, lay and clergy, from across the diocese. Some chaplains have already been identified, but we hope that more who are interested in being part of a chaplaincy team will contact us. A group of […]