Province V Awards Four Collaborative Grants

The Executive Board of Province V is pleased to announce that it has selected 4 grants to receive funding in the 2016 cycle. Grants were given to:

Academy for Vocational Ministry ($5,000)

Campus Ministry Network ($5,000)

Ohio Belize Partnership ($4,800)

Youth Ministry Network ($4,000)

Learn about the grants and the work being done by each organization, see the 2016 Grants Awarded.

Congratulations Province V - You are doing wonderful things together!

Northern Indiana Elects New Bishop

The Rev. Dr. Douglas E. Sparks will be the 8th bishop of the Diocese of Northern Indiana. The bishop-elect send his greeting to the diocese in this video.

Note: the diocese produced a very clever coloring book/catechism during the Episcopal search process.  Take a look here

Events

Navigating Life’s Currents – Mackinac Island, MI
May 13-15, 2016

The Episcopal Church Women are planning the annual conference (open to everyone) appropriately called “Navigating Life’s Currents” at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island near the confluence of Lakes Michigan and Huron and where the St. Mary’s River empties Lake Superior. 

To hold a hotel room for this event in 2016 you will need to make a reservation by May 1, 2015 of $100.  By November 1, 2015 the balance of $300 is due. For more specifics see the deposit form here.

This Friday through Sunday conference will focus on four “docks”: Currents of Service (Outreach), Currents of Hope (Advocacy & Environment), Currents of our Lives (Formation) and Currents of Light (Evangelism). 

The $400 fee includes 2 nights at the amazing Grand Hotel, meals and conference fees. 

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Experience the Living Waters

Province V covers Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, eastern Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin: 14 dioceses, 844 congregations, 220,000 lay persons and clergy.

Each diocese is bordered by at least one body of living water; the great American rivers, the Great Lakes, and myriad smaller bodies. The image of Living Water, baptismal waters, continues to shape our relationships and ministry.