RECONCILIATION

The Episcopal Church is accepting applications for the position of Associate for Evangelism, Reconciliation and Creation Care, a member of the Presiding Bishop’s staff.

In this new full-time position, the Associate for Evangelism, Reconciliation and Creation Care will be responsible for a wide range of primarily administrative tasks that are essential to the evangelism, reconciliation, justice and environmental stewardship ministries in the Episcopal Church, with a special emphasis on financial administration. The associate will work as a member of a collaborative pool of associates who handle a variety of administrative and programmatic tasks for these ministries.

The position is based in New York and runs from September 2017 through the end of December 2018, and reports to the Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers, Canon to the Presiding Bishop for Evangelism, Reconciliation and Creation Care.

More information and application instructions for this position are available here.

Deadline for applying is August 9.

For more information contact a member of the Episcopal Church Human Resources Team at hrm@episcopalchurch.org.

The Episcopal Church values diversity of culture and thought and seeks talented, qualified employees regardless of race, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, gender identity and expression, or any other protected classification under Federal, State or Municipal law as well as the Canons of the Episcopal Church and resolutions of the Episcopal Church General Convention.  We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Episcopal Church is accepting applications for the position of Associate for Evangelism, Reconciliation and Creation Care, a member of the Presiding Bishop’s staff. In this new full-time position, the Associate for Evangelism, Reconciliation

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings will host a May 16 webinar to discuss Becoming Beloved Community: The Episcopal Church’s Long-term Commitment to Racial Healing, Reconciliation and Justice.

The free webinar will be held Tuesday at 3 pm – 3:45 pm Eastern (2 pm Central/1 pm Mountain/noon Pacific/11 am Alaska/10 am Hawaii).

No registration is necessary. Additional discussions with different constituencies, including Spanish-speakers, will be held on later dates.

To join the webinar

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://zoom.us/j/956329163

Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll):  +16465588656,956329163# or +14086380968,956329163#

Or Telephone:
    Dial: +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) or +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll)
    Webinar ID: 956 329 163
    International numbers available

There is no registration required in order to attend and view the webinar.

Setup for Use of Zoom
Unless you have used Zoom before, it is suggested that you prepare for the webinar beforehand by executing a first-time setup of Zoom software on the device that you will be using, as explained below.

Zoom will require you to enter an email address, and to have the Zoom browser plug-in (on a computer) or the Zoom application (on a mobile device) installed.   If you do not have the plug-in / application already installed, please do one of the following at any time before the webinar begins:

  • Click on the link above, and follow the sequence of prompts.
  • In your browser, access https://zoom.us/, click on Join a Meeting, enter the Meeting ID 956 329 163, and follow the sequence of prompts.

When you click on the link above to join the webinar on Tuesday, you will be connected without any further preparation.

Submitting Questions
When the webinar is running, the panelists will endeavor to respond to questions.  In the Zoom view that you will have as an Attendee, please refrain from using the Chat and Raise Hand functions, as neither can be monitored effectively. Instead, use the Q&A window to submit your questions, or send them via Email to webinar@episcopalchurch.org

The webinar will be available on-demand shortly after the webinar.

Resources

  • Becoming Beloved Community: The Episcopal Church’s Long-term Commitment to Racial Healing, Reconciliation and Justice is available here.
  • Becoming Beloved Community Summary here.
  • Racial Reconciliation here
  • Becoming Beloved Community: Introducing the Episcopal Church’s Long-Term Commitment to Racial Healing, Reconciliation and Justice here
  • Leaders call on Episcopalians to heal ‘pain of racial injustice, division’ here

More Info

For more information contact Heidi Kim, Staff Officer for Racial Reconciliation, hkim@episcopalchurch.org, 206-399-7771; the Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers, Canon to the Presiding Bishop for Evangelism, Reconciliation and Creation, sspellers@episcopalchurch.org, 212-716-6086; or the Rev. Charles “Chuck” Wynder, Staff Officer for Social Justice and Advocacy Engagement, cwynder@episcopalchurch.org, 646-584-8112.

 

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings will host a May 16 webinar to discuss Becoming Beloved Community: The Episcopal Church’s Long-term Commitment to Racial Healing,

Applications are now accepted for the 2017 United Thank Offering grants: 10 grants of $2500 for young adults (ages 19-30); and 10 grants of $2500 to seminarians (no age limit).

The focus of the grants is Evangelism and Reconciliation.

The United Thank Offering is a ministry to promote thankfulness and mission in the whole Church. Known worldwide as UTO, the United Thank Offering awards grants for projects that address human needs and help alleviate poverty, both domestically and internationally in the Episcopal Church.

Complete guidelines are available here 

Young Adult Grant Process

  • Young adults, ages 19-30, should submit their applications to their diocese for screening and selection.
  • The bishop will select one application per diocese. The diocesan office will submit its choice by Friday, November 4 at 5 pm Eastern to utoapps@episcopalchurch.org   
  • A bishop’s signature is required on the application. Applications without a bishop’s signature will not be accepted.
  • Young Adult Grant applicants will be notified of the status of their application following Executive Council Approval in January 2017.    

Seminarian Grant Process

  • Seminarian grant applications are intended for start-up costs of new ministries, not for the continuation of ongoing ministries.
  • Seminarians must hail from one of the accredited seminaries of The Episcopal Church listed here or from the Commission for Theological education for Latin American and the Caribbean (CETALC).
  • Seminarians should submit their applications to their dean for screening and selection.
  • The dean will select two applications per seminary. The dean’s office will submit its choice by Friday, November 4 at 5 pm Eastern to utoapps@episcopalchurch.org.
  • The dean’s signature is required on the application. Applications without a dean’s signature will not be accepted.
  • Seminarian Grant applicants will be notified of the status of their application  following the Executive Council meeting in January 2016.   

More information

For more information contact the Rev. Heather Melton, Missioner for the United Thank Offering.

 

Applications are now accepted for the 2017 United Thank Offering grants: 10 grants of $2500 for young adults (ages 19-30); and 10 grants of $2500 to seminarians (no age limit). The focus of the grants is Evangelism and Reconciliation. The United