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November Gratitude Faith Formation Resources Now Available!

October 4, 2021

by Heather Melton, UTO staff officer This November, we invite and encourage you to place an emphasis on gratitude and thankfulness in your personal lives and communities. We are overjoyed to offer various resources to guide adults and children to dedicating November to practicing a grateful heart.  The November Gratitude Challenge is four weeks of practices […]

Upcoming Webinars and Grant Deadlines to Remember

October 4, 2021

By Joyce Landers, United Thank Offering Board Vice President The United Thank Offering Board is offering a series of webinars to provide information regarding the 2022 granting cycle. In the past, we have tried to cover all aspects of the grants during each webinar. This year we are conducting topic-based webinars. This does not mean […]

Countdown to Transmitting Ingathering Offerings to UTO

October 4, 2021

By Kathy Mank, United Thank Offering Board Financial Secretary Only 65 days until Christmas! My neighbor across the street decorates their house with a Snoopy countdown clock which is prominently displayed. By opening my front door in the month of December, I know exactly how many days, hours and minutes are left until Christmas Day. […]

Christmas Cards

October 4, 2021

By Sherri Dietrich, United Thank Offering Board President We don’t know about you, but we are beginning to think about (and budget for) Christmas presents for those we love. One of the things we’ve realized is that when we send Christmas presents to people, it really is to say that we are grateful for them […]

Gratitude for How Things Happen

October 4, 2021

By Heather L. Melton, staff officer for the United Thank Offering We often say in UTO to give thanks for when a good thing happens in your life; notice the presence of the Holy Spirit in the moment and make a thank offering. This advice is asking us to pause and pay attention, because as […]

Hybrid Gratitude Conference with the Diocese of Massachusetts

October 4, 2021

By the Rev. Rowan Larson, Province I representative to the UTO Board On Oct. 16 from 4:30-6:45 p.m. Eastern, the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston is hosting a Multicultural Celebration of Gratitude. This event will kick off a “Year of Gratitude” in the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, leading up to the 2022 UTO Gratitude Scholars Conference. […]

Welcome Nick Gordon, Julia Chester Emery Intern 2021-2022

October 4, 2021

Hello! My name is Nick Gordon and I am the new Julia Chester Emery Intern for this year! I am a senior at New York University at the Gallatin School for Individualized Study. As a part of my concentration, I have studied in various fields, including music education, religious studies, and social justice, among others. […]

The Great EpisGOpal Race Returns!

October 4, 2021

By Isabelle Watkins, UTO administrative assistant Join us in gratitude and race YOUR way in the second annual Great EpisGOpal Race virtual race to support the 2021 UTO Ingathering. Anytime between Nov. 5-14, choose your preferred mode and distance and race to raise money for creation care grants. You can bike a 10K, run a […]

2022 UTO Grant Application Process

September 1, 2021

By Joyce Landers, UTO Board Vice President The United Thank Offering Board is very happy to announce that the applications, and associated materials, for the 2022 granting cycle are available on our website. The 2022 focus is as follows: Care of Creation: Turning love into action by caring for God’s creation to protect the most vulnerable […]

September Webinars!

September 1, 2021

Grant Focus Webinar – Sept. 21, 7 p.m. On Sept. 21, UTO is grateful to welcome the Rev. Melanie Mullen, director of racial reconciliation, justice and care of creation for a webinar on the 2022 UTO grant focus on “Care of Creation.” She will talk about the theme and answer any questions regarding how The […]

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Heather Melton

Staff Officer for the United Thank Offering