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.

Big Provincial Gathering!!!

July 12-13, 2019
Kalamazoo, Michigan

Province V is excited to announce the Big Provincial Gathering!

Keynote Speaker:
The Rev. Michael Michie
Episcopal Church Staff Officer for Church Planting Infrastructure
Focusing on Mission Enterprise Zones: how to revitalize your parish
 

Purpose of the BPG:

Workshops:

 

Call for Design Team Members:

Are you interesting in making this a reality?  We are looking for design team members. Sign up here.  

Subcommittee groups:

a.  locations – Initial scouting will be done by Gennie and Heather.  Tasks for the group include scheduling of workshop space and communicating with contact people of each location.
b.  catering / food – securing food for each provided meal time.  Finding ways to make sure that there is enough and a system that provides for quick meal lines.  Also, snacks.
c.  host coordinator / hospitality – coordinate all of the volunteers who are on site
d.  housing – securing hotel accommodations and scheduling “Episcopal bnb” (local residents serving as hosts to those coming in)
e.  workshops – reviewing workshop proposals, choosing the final line-up and creating the schedule
f.  vendors / swag bags – arranging for vendors and swag bag items and finding volunteers to assemble the swag bags
g.  sponsorships – finding money to off-set the costs of this event.  (Goal:  participants pay $50 for the whole event)
h.  transportation – exploring how to move people from one location to another

All planning will be done via Zoom.  Occasionally meeting together, and often communicating as subcommittees. 

 


 

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