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The Episcopal Diocese of East Tennessee offers a number of newsletters. In addition to our broad twice-monthly News & Events newsletter, we offer a monthly ETNyouth newsletter, monthly Becoming Beloved Community newsletter, twice-monthly Reconciling Thought from Bishop Brian Cole, and seasonal Grace Point newsletter. You may sign-up for these newsletters by sending an email to Bro. Andrew at indicating your subscription preferences.

Our Public Newsletters

Becoming Beloved Community – Published once a month on the first Friday, this monthly newsletter features interviews with East Tennesseans from various demographics on various topics including (but not limited to) racial and social justice, LGBTQ+, and gender issues. Each issue includes a set of refreshed resources for children, youth, and adults.

ETNyouth – This monthly newsletter features news and events for youth and young adults. Whether you’re in 6th grade or 36, there’s something for you in the ETNyouth newsletter.

Grace Point – This seasonal newsletter features news about upcoming offerings at Grace Point Camp and Retreat Center.

News & Events – This twice-monthly newsletter features events, workshops, formation opportunities, and news from Episcopal communities throughout East Tennessee and the denominational offices.

Reconciling Thought from Bishop Brian Cole – This twice-monthly newsletter features an inspiring reflection from Bishop Brian Cole on topics spanning theology, social justice, and church life.

Leadership-Specific Newsletters

In addition, we offer a twice-monthly Leadership Newsletter and a monthly Clergy Celebrations newsletter specific to clergy and lay leadership positions within the East Tennessee Episcopal community. For questions regarding the Leadership Newsletter or the Clergy Celebrations newsletter, please email Bro. Andrew at

Clergy Celebrations – This monthly newsletter features birthday and ordination anniversary dates for parochial, retired, and canonically resident clergy within the Episcopal Diocese of East Tennessee as well as ordination and transition information.

Leadership Newsletter – This twice-monthly newsletter contains events, deadlines, reminders, and resources for clergy and lay leadership in our East Tennessee Episcopal communities. This takes the place of the “communicators kits.”