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June 5, 2018 | by Katharine Jefferts Schori

Several times in recent months I’ve heard parishioners ask, Well, are you going to close us? That raises several important questions: who is the “you” they’re talking about? Why and when do congregations close? What are the alternatives? The ‘you’ can only really be the diocese as a whole community, even though some think it’s […]

April 27, 2018 | by Hannah Wilder
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This is an appropriate workshop for churches currently experiencing conflict – or those who simply want to work at preventing destructive conflict in the future. The facilitator is Richard Blackburn, Lombard Mennonite Peace Center executive director. Learn more here. Draft Agenda Friday 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.  Introduction: The Nature and Role of Conflict; Conflict in the New Testament: […]