|Posted by Webmaster on February 17, 2011 at 6:07 PM|
The Diocesan Offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 21, for the Presidents’ Day holiday.
· Grapevine—In the past few days there havebeen numerous updates to the issue of Grapevine that was posted on Feb. 1;be sure to review everything from “coming events,” through opportunitiesoffered by congregations and affiliated organizations, to the prayer requests,to make sure you’re not missing something you need to know!
Bishop’s Spring Conference--Registration for both adults and youth is available online now for the Bishop’s Spring Conference, Mar. 11-12, at the Duncan Center. Come experience new styles of music for worship in workshops led by Charles Milling, who provided our music at Diocesan Convention, and get the latest ideas and resources for lifelong Christian Formation from Christian educators Sharon Pearson and the Rev. Linda Grenz. Remember that if you need overnight accomodations for the conference, you must reserve your room directly with the Duncan Centerharon Pearson and the Rev. Linda Grenz. (http://www.duncancenter.org/485059.ihtml).
· Day of Gospel Music--Inour continuing observance of the Feast of Absalom Jones, the first Episcopalpriest of African descent, on Feb. 26 at the Duncan Center the South and NorthPalm Beach Deaneries will offer a Gospel music workshop and concert by thechoir from St. Thomas African Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, the parishfounded by Absalom Jones. A flier is attached with information about thisevent; for additional information or to register for the day of Gospel music,contact the Rev.Kathleen Gannon (561-276-4541), firstname.lastname@example.org,or the Rev. Marcia Beam (561-271-7079), email@example.com.
· Information Technology Survey--In both 2006 and 2009, General Convention passed aresolution calling for a Technology Network to assist the Church in sharinginformation and best practices. Members of the Standing Commission onCommunication and Information Technology now ask for your help to identifyareas where we might collaborate to strengthen partnerships and reduce costs.Please make time to take the survey at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TEC-IT.
· Parochial reports…are due Feb. 28.