Three UTO Grants Awarded to Dioceses in Province V

[Episcopal News Service – Blog][Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The United Thank Offering of The Episcopal Church awarded 32 grants for a total of $1,161,314.62 for the mission and ministry of The Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion. The announcement was made by Executive Council, meeting June 8 – June 10 in Chaska, MN.

The United Thank Offering is a ministry to promote thankfulness and mission in the whole Church. Known worldwide as UTO, the United Thank Offering grants are awarded for projects that address human needs and help alleviate poverty, both domestically and internationally in The Episcopal Church.

Diocese of Indianapolis – St. Nicholas Natural Playground and Environmental Education Project, St. Nicholas Early Learning, Inc. at Trinity Outreach Center, Trinity Episcopal Church, Indianapolis, IN:  $39,162.00

Diocese of Michigan – Community Garden Hoop House Project, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Royal Oak, MI:  $4,000.00

Diocese of Missouri – Trinity Food Ministry Feeding Our Community, Trinity Episcopal Church, St. Louis, MO:  $3,112.00

Learn about other grants awarded here.

Events

2016 Episcopal Health Ministry Conference

2016 Episcopal Health Ministry Conference "You Shall Love Your Neighbor as Yourself" Celebrating 20 Years of EHM September 15-17, 2016 St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church 1402 West Main Street Camel, Indiana 46032 The Jean Denton Keynote Address Rev. Melford E. (Bud) Holland Jr. Bud has been assisting groups and individuals to understand more fully the complexities of transitions and their gifts and assets to work effectively within them. Bud was involved in the early organization of National Episcopal Health Ministries.

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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.