Diocesan News

Grown-Up “Choose Your Own Adventure” Summer Camp at Procter

Grown-Up “Choose Your Own Adventure” Summer Camp at Procter 1019 629 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

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Beloved Community Book Club begins June 4

Beloved Community Book Club begins June 4 1025 553 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Beginning on June 4, Libbie Crawford, Lisa Hughes, Kim Nelson and Miriam McKenney will lead a Zoom gathering on the first Tuesday of the month from 7 to 8 p.m.…

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Love. Always. Episcopal Revival June 22

Love. Always. Episcopal Revival June 22 1200 514 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

The Love. Always. Episcopal Revival will be held on Saturday, June 22 from 7 to 9 p.m., at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky. The event will be an opportunity to gather with thousands of…

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Affirming Congregations Discussion – May 13

Affirming Congregations Discussion – May 13 1294 1294 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

In the Episcopal Church, we say that all are welcome, but what does it actually mean to be an affirming congregation? Join folks from around the Diocese on Monday, May…

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The Episcopal Church at Dayton Pride Parade & Festival — June 1

The Episcopal Church at Dayton Pride Parade & Festival — June 1 940 788 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

The Dayton-area Episcopal churches will be marching in the Pride Parade and hosting a booth at Dayton’s Pride Festival on June 1. If you’re interested in volunteering at the booth…

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Christ Church Members to be Confirmed in Service at Procter Center

Christ Church Members to be Confirmed in Service at Procter Center 700 380 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

The Jesus Movement is growing with six Christ Church parishioners being confirmed and/or baptized in a service this Saturday, May 11, 2pm at the Procter Center. Please pray for David,…

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Northwest region hosts Hope Rising Convocation April 28

Northwest region hosts Hope Rising Convocation April 28 581 371 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Churches of the Miami Valley will welcome Bishop Kristin White at the Hope Rising Convocation on Sunday, April 28, at St. George’s, Dayton. The evening will begin with choral evensong…

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Procter Center holds Plant Sale

Procter Center holds Plant Sale 1080 734 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Garden growers, the plant sale is here! Native, heirloom, and organic varieties of vegetables, herbs, and flowers. Plants will be ready mid-to-late April, but order today! Find the complete list…

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Register for Summer Camp!

Register for Summer Camp! 960 640 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

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Bishop White Ordination February 17

Bishop White Ordination February 17 1200 1680 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Ordination & Consecration February 17 God willing and the people consenting, the Rev. Canon Kristin Uffelman White will be ordained bishop on Saturday, February 17 at 11 a.m. in the Short North…

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DSO Creation Care and Environmental Justice Author Book Talk

DSO Creation Care and Environmental Justice Author Book Talk 1080 1080 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

On Thursday, February 29 from 7 to 8 p.m., the Creation Care and Environmental Justice Commission will host author and climate activist, Heather McTeer Toney, as she talks about her new…

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Sacred Ground: Diocesan circle begins Jan 29

Sacred Ground: Diocesan circle begins Jan 29 1600 800 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Sacred Ground is a film-and readings-based dialogue series on race, grounded in faith. Small groups are invited to walk through chapters of America’s history of race and racism, while weaving…

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Ordination of Bishop-Elect White — February 17

Ordination of Bishop-Elect White — February 17 2072 852 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

God willing and the people consenting, the Rev. Canon Kristin Uffelman White will be ordained bishop on Saturday, February 17 at 11 a.m. at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in…

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Winter produce available from Procter

Winter produce available from Procter 867 539 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Fresh-picked greenhouse vegetables and fresh-to-frozen pork and chicken are available for pick up at Procter Center or delivery within a 45-mile radius. Orders may be placed using this online form or by…

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Beloved Community Circles Return Jan 30

Beloved Community Circles Return Jan 30 600 503 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Weekly online gatherings of Beloved Community Circles will return beginning January 30. Participants will share in scripture, prayer, stories and good news about how to follow Jesus every day. The…

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“A Case for Love” movie premiere

“A Case for Love” movie premiere 500 336 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

A Case for Love, a feature-length documentary inspired by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s message of love will premiere in theaters nationwide on Tuesday, January 23. The film, which includes interviews with Curry…

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Province V Prayer Service for National Human Trafficking Prevention

Province V Prayer Service for National Human Trafficking Prevention 940 788 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Province V will hold a prayer service marking National Human Trafficking Prevention month on January 11 from 7 to 8 p.m. on Zoom. Please wear blue in solidarity. Register here.…

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2024 Summer Camp Schedule Announced

2024 Summer Camp Schedule Announced 1545 2000 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

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Epiphany Family Retreat at Procter Center

Epiphany Family Retreat at Procter Center 1080 1080 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

From January 5 to 7, Procter Center will host an intergenerational Epiphany Family Retreat that will include crafts and games, kids’ activities, workshops and worship, and more. Participants can come…

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July 18 Advocacy Update

July 18 Advocacy Update 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Advocacy update Advocacy briefings are compiled by Ariel Miller, a longtime community advocate and member of Ascension & Holy Trinity, Wyoming. This week: Tools to clear up voters’ confusion over…

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Using Picture Books for Racial Healing: Dismantling Racism Trainings

Using Picture Books for Racial Healing: Dismantling Racism Trainings 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Registration is now open for Dismantling Racism training sessions in August, September, October, and November. Miriam McKenney leads the trainings, which take place on Zoom. August (1, 2, 3, 8,…

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Procter to host Farm to Forest Retreat

Procter to host Farm to Forest Retreat 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Procter will mark the Season of Creation by hosting a weekend Farm to Forest Retreat from September 22 to 24. Participants will spend the weekend learning more about techniques of growing crops and managing the land…

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July 11 Advocacy Update

July 11 Advocacy Update 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Advocacy update Advocacy briefings are compiled by Ariel Miller, a longtime community advocate and member of Ascension & Holy Trinity, Wyoming. This week: Early voting begins on Issue 1 this…

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Historic Nomination Slate Announced for Diocesan Bishop Search

Historic Nomination Slate Announced for Diocesan Bishop Search 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

For the first time in Diocesan history, we have an all-female slate of candidates for our next Bishop! The Spirit is doing a New Thing here in the DSO. In…

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Pride Liturgy at Christ Church Cathedral – June 25

Pride Liturgy at Christ Church Cathedral – June 25 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Sunday, June 25 at 5 p.m.: Pride Eucharist Christ Church Cathedral Join Christ Church Cathedral for a Pride Service with Eucharist on Sunday, June 25 at 5 p.m. The Rev. Olivia Hamilton of Calvary,…

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Using Picture Books for Racial Healing: A Dismantling Racism certification course

Using Picture Books for Racial Healing: A Dismantling Racism certification course 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Picture books offer an excellent way to discover, discuss, and share stories about topics that many people did not study in school but that are crucial to the work of…

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Deep Green Faith

Deep Green Faith 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

The Faith and Life Committee and the Creation Care and Environmental Justice Commission recommend Deep Green Faith, a five-week online course for clergy and lay leaders. Participants will explore ways to…

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Epiphany Evensong at Christ Church Cathedral, Cincinnati — February 5

Epiphany Evensong at Christ Church Cathedral, Cincinnati — February 5 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Sunday, February 5 Click Here for More Details Begin your week with a time of reflection as you hear ancient texts of prayer and praise sung by the Christ Church…

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Civil Rights Pilgrimage May 31 – June 7

Civil Rights Pilgrimage May 31 – June 7 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

The Diocese of Southern Ohio will sponsor an intergenerational Civil Rights Pilgrimage traveling to Atlanta, Selma, Montgomery, Chattanooga, and more from May 31 to June 7. The cost of the…

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Register now to attend bishop search focus groups

Register now to attend bishop search focus groups 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

The Bishop Nominating Committee is holding a series of focus groups for members of the diocese to share their hopes and concerns for our next bishop. Ten focus groups will be held in person…

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Christ Church Cathedral Soul Goods Shop now online!

Christ Church Cathedral Soul Goods Shop now online! 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Soul Goods, the gift store of Christ Church Cathedral, is now online. The store has a wide variety of gifts, including some Episcopal merchandise,  and Shima products. 100% of Soul Goods profits go…

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Christ Church Cathedral: Indigenous Peoples Day Weekend Celebrations Oct 8-9

Christ Church Cathedral: Indigenous Peoples Day Weekend Celebrations Oct 8-9 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

On October 8 and 9, Christ Church Cathedral’s Native American Council will offer a weekend of programming and worship that explores the nexus between Native American spirituality and Christianity. It begins on…

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A report from the Reparations Task Force

A report from the Reparations Task Force 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

The Reparations Task Force was created in 2020 and charged with helping to define what reparations would look like in the Diocese of Southern Ohio. In the fall of 2021,…

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Discerning a call to ordained ministry? Attend the Explorers’ Retreat

Discerning a call to ordained ministry? Attend the Explorers’ Retreat 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Are you discerning a call to ordained ministry? Do you want to explore further that pull you feel to be a deacon or priest? In our diocese, one enters discernment…

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Installation of Canons on October 2

Installation of Canons on October 2 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Bishop Smith will install new canons of the cathedral and diocese during Evensong on Sunday, October 2, at Christ Church Cathedral. Those being presented include: The Rev. Ted Albert, Honorary…

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Nominations for Diocesan Leadership Now Open

Nominations for Diocesan Leadership Now Open 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

There are several elected leadership positions for which the Nominating Committee seeks nominees for election. Please consider submitting your name for one of the positions to be elected, or, if you know…

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Oct 8 & 9 “Deep Green Church” Foundations for Ecological Discipleship

Oct 8 & 9 “Deep Green Church” Foundations for Ecological Discipleship 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

On October 8 and 9, All Saints, New Albany will host a weekend event presented by Dr. Collin Cornell and the Rev. Jerry Cappel of the Center For Deep Green…

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“Nourish” Diocesan Campus Ministry Fall Retreat

“Nourish” Diocesan Campus Ministry Fall Retreat 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

The Campus Ministry Collaborative will hold its annual fall retreat October 7-10 at Hocking Hills’ Lazy Bear Cabin in Logan. Young adults and students who would like to feed their…

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“Centered” Circles hosted by DSO Becoming Beloved Community

“Centered” Circles hosted by DSO Becoming Beloved Community 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Centered is a discipleship series guiding small, gathered communities to get deeply rooted in love with God and one another, so that we grow to look, act, and love more…

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Sacred Conversations: Policing the Police

Sacred Conversations: Policing the Police 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Philip Stinson, JD, PhD, professor of criminal justice at Bowling Green State University, will be the speaker at the September meeting of Sacred Conversations taking place on Zoom September 13…

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Aug 30 Advocacy Briefing

Aug 30 Advocacy Briefing 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

DSO Becoming Beloved Community weekly advocacy updates are compiled by Ariel Miller, a long-time community advocate and member of Ascension & Holy Trinity, Wyoming. In this week’s update: 1.77 million…

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July 24: Recap of the 80th General Convention of the Episcopal Church

July 24: Recap of the 80th General Convention of the Episcopal Church 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Christ Church parishioner Melissa Shirley will be a presentation on Sunday July 24, sharing what took place at the 80th General Convention of the Episcopal Church, held in Boston July…

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June 18 Diocesan Council: Open meeting at St. George’s, Kettering

June 18 Diocesan Council: Open meeting at St. George’s, Kettering 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Have you ever wondered what the Diocese of Southern Ohio does for its churches and how our Diocese is governed? Each year, the Annual Convention elects members of the Diocesan…

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Christ Church is going to Summer Camp!

Christ Church is going to Summer Camp! 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Looking for a stress-free way to enjoy summer with your family, or church family? Join us for Family Camp at Procter Camp & Conference Center, July 6-9. Rev. Peter will…

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Diocesan Convention—November 13

Diocesan Convention—November 13 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

The 147th Diocesan Convention will be held Saturday, November 13, 2021, 9 a.m. on Zoom. Pre-convention meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 3, 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. Anyone wishing to simply observe…

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Story-Sharing on Oct. 3

Story-Sharing on Oct. 3 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Christ Church is participating in the national story-sharing campaign “From Many, One: Conversations Across Difference”, that invites Episcopalians and our neighbors to engage in one-to-one listening and sharing across the…

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Wayne Smith to serve as our provisional bishop

Wayne Smith to serve as our provisional bishop 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

The Standing Committee of the Diocese of Southern Ohio announced today that they have nominated the Rt. Rev. Wayne Smith to serve as provisional bishop in Southern Ohio beginning August…

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COVID-19 protocols changing Sunday, July 4

COVID-19 protocols changing Sunday, July 4 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Beginning July 4, following Diocesan guidelines, services at Christ Church will begin to look much more like we remember them! We will have in-person services at 8:00 & 10:30 a.m.…

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Diocesan Standing Committee nominates Bishop Wayne Smith as Provisional Bishop candidate

Diocesan Standing Committee nominates Bishop Wayne Smith as Provisional Bishop candidate 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

The Standing Committee of the Diocese of Southern Ohio announced today that they have nominated the Rt. Rev. Wayne Smith to serve as provisional bishop in Southern Ohio beginning August…

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Summer camps at Procter for kids, families, and seniors

Summer camps at Procter for kids, families, and seniors 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

The Procter Center, our beautiful Episcopal retreat center, is bringing us a great lineup of camp programs this summer! This year they will offer: Senior High Camp Family Camp (6…

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