Here’s where you’ll find good news stories about how we–as a diocese, as parishes, and as individuals–are drawing people to Jesus and embodying His love for the world by growing our skills as leaders, deepening our faith, and striving for justice.
Investing with Purpose: Grants and Scholarships
The mission of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington is to draw people to Jesus and embody his love for the world by equipping faith communities, promoting spiritual growth, and striving for justice. One of the ways we as a diocese help equip our faith communities is by administering a variety of grants and scholarships each year.
Summer Camp Registration is Open!
Registration for summer camp at the Claggett Center is now open!
Introduction to the Diocesan Balance Sheet
Over the last six months, diocesan staff received an increasing number of questions that relate to the financial assets of the diocese, questions such as: Does the diocese have funds to help pay our church’s mortgage?
Belovedness: Three Things You Should Know… No Wait, Four.
There are three things you should know about belovedness…no wait, four. Thing number 1 – Who are God’s chosen ones? The answer to this is… we are God’s chosen ones.
Saplings for Sacraments
Sometimes God turns you into a happy robot. At least that’s what I thought when “Saplings for Sacraments” beamed into my brain last fall.
5 Lenten Resources to Grow in Faith
There is only one church season in which the faithful are specifically invited into a holy observance. That season is Lent. Beginning on Ash Wednesday, February 22, Lent invites us to reflect on the times we have failed to love God, others, and ourselves. After conscious reflection, we are called to return to God.
Fit and Faith: Taking the Next Faithful Steps Toward Renewal at Trinity Mission
In early 2021, the congregation of Trinity, Upper Marlboro faced a painful truth: that their beloved parish could not survive much longer given the circumstances they faced. Rather than ignore the signs, Trinity’s leaders proactively requested to undergo a Canon 54 Diocesan Stewardship and Parish Viability assessment, becoming the first congregation in the diocese to go through the process after the canon’s approval at a special diocesan convention in the spring of 2021.
Cómo Aprendemos a Ser Valientes
Con gratitud a los muchos que me ayudaron a hacer realidad una idea, me complace anunciarles la próxima publicación de mi libro Cómo Aprendemos a Ser Valientes: Momentos Decisivos en la Vida y en la Fe. La fecha de lanzamiento es el 23 de mayo.
How We Learn to Be Brave
With gratitude to the many who helped bring an idea to fruition, I’m pleased to tell you of the upcoming publication of my book How We Learn to Be Brave: Decisive Moments in Life and Faith. The release date is May 23rd.
Common Threads: An Intergenerational Worship Series
Can worship be playful and prayerful? Rowdy but righteous? Full of faith and fun? Doubting Thomases, meet Common Threads: An Intergenerational Worship Series. Radically inclusive and highly participatory, Common Threads uses a stations model of worship and focus on...