United Thank Offering

United Thank Offering

Julia Chester Emery Icon – Second Edition Finished

June 1, 2022

by Heather Melton, UTO Staff Officer One of the things that has been so very intersting about the Julia Chester Emery icon project is how each one and its process has been so very different. We continue to hear how the first image from Marcy Hall inspires and delights. Our second icon, created by Kristen […]

The Great EpisGOpal Race is Back!

June 1, 2022

By Isabelle Watkins, UTO Administration The Great EpisGOpal Race is back, and you’re invited to join together in gratitude and race your way! This year, we’re partnering with Episcopal Migration Ministries, building on 20 years of partnership between UTO and EMM. Through this race, we hope to promote the practice of gratitude for our bodies, environments, communities, […]

Evento de formación de la Ofrenda Unida de Acción de Gracias

June 1, 2022

18 de junio de 202210a-12:45p Eastern Time Registrarse aquí Tenga en cuenta: este evento será solo en español, no se ofrecerá interpretación al inglés. Hay un día de capacitación en inglés en julio, visite https://DFMS.formstack.com/forms/virtual_convention si desea asistir a ese evento. Todas las presentaciones del taller se grabarán y estarán disponible en www.unitedthankoffering.org antes del 1 de agosto de […]

2022 UTO Training Days

June 1, 2022

By Sherri Dietrich, President of the United Thank Offering Board With the changing landscape of gathering due to COVID-19, the UTO Board was able to think about better ways we could engage and support UTO coordinators through virtual trainings. We’ve created a training day in Spanish, geared toward our Spanish-speaking diocesan coordinators, and a two-day […]

General Convention Updates

June 1, 2022

By Sherri Dietrich, President of the United Thank Offering Board Most of you have heard by now that the UTO Board made the decision not to attend the 80th General Convention and Triennial this July, even before the GC planners decided to eliminate all extra persons from attending. The original impetus for the decision came […]

Important Update: UTO at General Convention

May 11, 2022

Dear UTO Members, Coordinators, and Community, On Monday, the UTO Board made the difficult decision not to attend the 80th General Convention and Triennial this July in person. We fully support the discernment of the Presiding Officers and Executive Council to shorten and condense Convention to essential work and participation. The original impetus for the decision […]

The Great EpisGOpal Race is Back!

May 3, 2022

The Great EpisGOpal Race is back, and you have the first chance to register! This year, UTO is partnering with Episcopal Migration Ministries to race in gratitude for our bodies, environments, communities, and neighbors. Proceeds will support both the 2022 United Thank Offering (UTO) Ingathering and Episcopal Migration Ministries’ (EMM) Neighbor to Neighbor program—founded through funding […]

Julia Chester Emery Icon – Second Edition

May 3, 2022

by Heather Melton, UTO Staff Officer By the time you read this, the second Julia Chester Emery icon, created by Kristen Wheeler, will be complete. While I’m writing this, the icon is just starting to have color added. So while I can’t share with you the completed image in this newsletter, I can share with […]

2024 UTO Prayer Booklet Call for Prayers

May 3, 2022

By Heather Melton, UTO Staff Officer You might be doing a double-take given the title of this article, but don’t be alarmed, it is time to start the process of collecting prayers for the next edition of the UTO prayer booklet! You might be surprised to hear that we spend an entire year soliciting and […]

General Convention/Triennial Updates: Registration and UTO Passports

May 3, 2022

By UTO Workshop Team As the UTO Board and staff continue to plan for our time together this July, we want to share with you as many updates as we can with the understanding that given the ongoing pandemic, something may change as we go along to accommodate changes from the General Convention Office and […]

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Contact:
The Rev. Cn.
Heather Melton

Staff Officer for the United Thank Offering