Two churches share bulletins and website

06/21/2017 5:09:51 PM

Good idea: Collaborative communications creates efficiency and builds confidence for two small churches Worship bulletins, websites, newsletters and formation classes are all important ways that churches communicate with members and prospective members. And they all consume limited resources. Two Rhode Island congregations — Church of the Ascension in Wakefield and the Chapel of St. John […]

June 7 e-news

06/08/2017 9:20:55 PM

The June 7 e-news includes information about Alumni Day at camp, several events being sponsored by our Center for Reconciliation, and a story about young adults from ECC sharing faith with young people in Connecticut.  Plus resources and dates of upcoming diocesan events.

Rhode Island youth make “Happening” a reality in Connecticut

06/08/2017 3:35:31 PM

Thanks in part to a group of youths and young adults from Rhode Island, the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut now has its own Happening ministry.  Happening is a retreat weekend planned by teens to give other teenagers the chance to encounter Christ, explore their faith, and strengthen their relationship with God. The Rhode Island Happeners provided […]

Global wave of prayer launches across Anglican Communion on May 25: “Thy Kingdom Come”

05/25/2017 6:24:22 PM

Today, May 25, the Feast of the Ascension, is the first day of “Thy Kingdom Come,” a global wave of prayer across the Anglican Communion. The Episcopal Church’s Presiding Bishop Michael Curry reminds us in this video that prayer really does change things.  Go to the Thy Kingdom Come website to sign up to #Pledge2Pray […]

First-ever community chaplains ready for work in Providence

05/16/2017 8:34:22 PM

Nearly three years of community work culminated May 2, when the first-ever Rhode Island Community Chaplain Corps (CCC) graduated from initial training, ready to begin work. In 2015 and 2016, a team of top law enforcement officials and a multiracial group of pastors and ministers planned and hosted a series of training classes in faith […]

“I was blind — now I see”

05/02/2017 8:04:34 PM

Taking time to listen leads to multigenerational reconciliation opportunity Stories of reconciliation are all around us in the Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island. Today’s post, written by the Rev. Linda Griggs, priest associate at St. Martin’s, Providence, is about a reconciliation story that occurred in a moment of grace at the diocesan Learn & Lead […]

Bishop Knisely’s Easter Message 2017

04/10/2017 5:50:45 PM

Bishop Knisely has shared some thoughts about Easter in this video. Bishop’s Easter Message 2017 (4/11) from Episcopal Diocese of RI on Vimeo.      

April 5 e-news with info and resources for all in the diocese

04/06/2017 8:47:17 PM

Information on Leadership Institute for vestry leaders, how to get a demographic profile of your parish’s neighborhood, and the spring UTO Ingathering is all here in the latest diocesan e-news.

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry offers an Easter message

04/06/2017 8:37:06 PM

The Most Rev. Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop of the wider Episcopal Church, offers this video and written message about the power of God’s love poured out on the Cross, and the message of the Resurrection. Don’t be ashamed to follow Jesus.

Latest issue of RISEN magazine describes ministries of reconciliation around the diocese

03/20/2017 9:37:47 PM

Check your postal mailbox–you should find the latest issue of RISEN, the Diocese’s print magazine, waiting for you! The 2017 issue focuses on ministries of reconciliation around the diocese. If you prefer to read online, it’s here.

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