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Recurring Event 2023 Convention Workshops

Care of Creation: Reconciling All Things

Zoom

In keeping with the themes of reconciliation and belonging, Dr. Andrew R. H. Thompson will present work from his forthcoming book, Reconsider the Lilies, on practices for building ecological community.  Dr. Thompson is the Assistant Professor of Theological Ethics and Director of the Center for Religion and Environment for The School of Theology at The University […]

Free
Recurring Event 2023 Convention Workshops

Workshop: Parish Financial Management

Zoom

Parish finances are an important part of any parish’s ministry and mission.  Beyond keeping the lights on (although that is important, too), good parish financial practices contribute to your congregation’s vision of themselves, long-term sustainability, stewardship, and fundraising. Join this workshop to learn about parish financial best practices parish financial lessons-learned how parish finances aren’t […]

Free

Recurring Event 2023 Convention Workshops

Workshop: Disaster Preparedness

Zoom

So many of us have either experienced a disaster or heard stories that hit too close to home.  Join to hear Ms. Dianne Britton, Clinical Licensed Social Worker, present.  Expect to leave knowing that you are not alone, and specific resources available to you, as well as how to plan for your own church safety. […]

Free
Recurring Event 2023 Convention Workshops

Workshop: Effective Parish and Vestry Meetings

Zoom

Meetings are often dreaded but are necessary tasks. Our very own Rev. Dr. Ken Saunders, rector of St. James Episcopal Church in Greeneville will share some techniques on leading effective, spiritually- and mission-centered annual and vestry meetings by focusing on planning, preparation, and purpose.  Rev. Saunders is a Doctor of Ministry in Congregational Development from the Bexley […]

Free

39th Annual Diocesan Convention

St. John's Episcopal Church, Johnson City 500 N Roan Street, Johnson City, TN

The 39th annual convention of the Episcopal Diocese of East Tennessee will take place at St. John's Episcopal Church, Johnson City, on Friday, February 3rd, and Saturday, February 4th. Further details about the convention are available on our convention website, www.dioceseconvention.org. There you will find information on nominations, resolution writing, hotel accommodations, and more. Learn […]

Recurring Event 2023 Convention Workshops

Workshop: Responding with Reconciliation

St. John's Episcopal Church, Johnson City 500 N Roan Street, Johnson City, TN

https://youtu.be/b_HZCsRc_fE Join us on Friday and Saturday, February 3 & 4, as we welcome the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Augustine to our diocesan convention for two special sessions on racial reconciliation and the American church. Each of these two in-person sessions are open to all – delegates, visitors, and the wider public.  They will also be […]

Free
Recurring Event 2023 Convention Workshops

Workshop: Mental Health First Aid

St. John's Episcopal Church, Johnson City 500 N Roan Street, Johnson City, TN

Join members of the COVID-19 Advisory Board on Friday, February 3, 2023, beginning at 2:30 pm at St. John's Episcopal Church, Johnson City, for a workshop on Mental Health First Aid. Trusted members of our diocesan leadership, especially through the Bishop’s CoVid Advisory Board, will engage us in this urgent topic.  Dr Ronda Redden Reitz, […]

Free
Recurring Event 2023 Convention Workshops

Workshop: Creating a Culture of Belonging, the Purple Church Project

St. John's Episcopal Church, Johnson City 500 N Roan Street, Johnson City, TN

https://youtu.be/UON_unIHnvI Join us on Friday and Saturday, February 3 & 4, as we welcome the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Augustine to our diocesan convention for two special sessions on racial reconciliation and the American church. Each of these two in-person sessions are open to all – delegates, visitors, and the wider public.  They will also be […]

Free – $15
Recurring Event 2023 Convention Workshops

Workshop: Street and Altar

St. John's Episcopal Church, Johnson City 500 N Roan Street, Johnson City, TN

Join us on Saturday, February 4, beginning at 1:00 pm for Street and Altar, a convention workshop featuring our very own Rev. Dr. Timothy (Tim) Holder, Rector of St Thomas Episcopal Church in Elizabethton. He will share St. Thomas's creative and energetic Latinx and Appalachian ministries throughout Carter County, TN. Join this workshop to: Hear […]

Free – $15

Workshop: Street and Altar

St. John's Episcopal Church, Johnson City 500 N Roan Street, Johnson City, TN

https://youtu.be/2BJvhfQrZcI Our very own Rev. Dr. Timothy (Tim) Holder, Rector of St Thomas Episcopal Church in Elizabethton will share their creative and energetic Latinx and Appalachian ministries throughout Carter County, TN.  Join this workshop to: Hear stories of Quinceañeras, dedications to the Virgin of Guadalupe, and outreach through Back-to-School packs Hear music and stories of […]

Free