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June 29, 2019 | by Hannah Wilder
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Come meet other leaders of congregations in transition, talk about common issues and learn best practices within our diocese and the Episcopal Church. Questions? Contact the Rev. Laura Sheridan-Campbell: lsheridancampbell@edsd.org. Click below to register for this event.  

May 3, 2019 | by Katharine Jefferts Schori

  Families who have experienced childbirth know that transition is the most difficult and critical part of the whole process, and entails the most physical and emotional effort. Transitions in the life of the church are not that radically different. The Body of Christ is a congregation changes from week to week as different members […]

March 19, 2019 | by Lauren Warner
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August 28, 2018 | by Hannah Wilder
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Join other church communicators for these monthly discussions about: websites, bulletins, newsletters, social media, and how to get people to read! We’ll share challenges and successes and how we are navigating the digital terrain. We hope to build community through these monthly conversations via Zoom, an online meeting software. This month Anne Kellett, senior warden […]

June 7, 2018 | by Hannah Wilder
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Dr. Elisabeth Koenig will facilitate our time together as we contemplate finding rest in God during times of transition.

April 3, 2018 | by Joseph Dirbas

The nominating committee for our next diocesan bishop has been hard at work since October 2017. We have made much progress. We were blessed with a wonderful response to our online survey and widespread participation in a number of listening sessions around the diocese. This input has proven valuable in creating our diocesan profile. The […]

December 4, 2017 | by Joseph Dirbas

Here is the latest regular progress update from the sub-committees as of November 28. Sub-Committee Progress Reports Educating and Communicating, We continue to distribute the Episcopate Posts on progress, plans, team biographies and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and plans on a regular basis and other communications as required. We are continuing to develop education material […]

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 […]

July 7, 2017 | by Dan Love

I learned to surf when I was eight years old. My dad got me a tiny wet suit, fixed it up with a small canvas life jacket (because I couldn’t really swim) while my grandfather made me a perfect wee surfboard. My dad and I went out early one Saturday summer morning, and I rode […]

July 5, 2017 | by Allisyn Thomas

As we say goodbye to Bishop Mathes, we can rest assured that our governance is in good hands. The standing committee serves as the ecclesiastical authority so decisions that have traditionally been made by the bishop will be made by them. We will have an assisting bishop who will carry out functions reserved for bishops: […]