NEWS

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.

The Good Neighbor Church

The Good Neighbor Church

A congregation nestled comfortably in the midst of a two-mile radius of middle-class homes strongly desired to reach new people for Christ. They had deep hearts of compassion and felt God speaking to them to become invitational. To accomplish that goal, they had been...

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Investing in Rising Generations

Investing in Rising Generations

“Becoming a church that our children and grandchildren will love to attend…” Embedded in our diocesan strategic plan is an audacious goal to close the generational gap in our congregations, for all of our faith communities to become compelling places for our children,...

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Digging into the Work: Ascension, Silver Spring

Digging into the Work: Ascension, Silver Spring

Over the past 12 months, Tending Our Soil has encouraged us to think about “how to do church” in new ways to help us renew and thrive. One homework assignment between learning labs was to look around our local community and find out what our neighbors needed.

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Christian Formation Leaders Retreat

Christian Formation Leaders Retreat

One of my goals is to create spaces where these communities of colleagues can flourish and feed one another. To this end, the diocese is sponsoring an in-person retreat for formation leaders who work with children and/or youth.

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Help for Fall Planning

Help for Fall Planning

The School for Christian Faith and Leadership is here with fresh and relevant courses to support you and your communities as you plan your fall for a hope-filled future. Check out these offerings for individuals:

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