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Churches in the Diocese Welcome Immigrant Families Back to School

On Tuesday, August 1, community leaders including Bishop Johnson gathered to hear the concerns of the Latino community in Memphis and the effect of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers’ sweeping raids.  As expected, the stories they heard were about the consequences of the ICE raids and the environment of…

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2017-2018 Holy Currencies Incubation

Does your congregation have an idea for a new ministry that supports community development and engagement but you don’t know how to get started?  Apply to be part of the diocese’s Congregational Engagement Holy Currencies Incubation program.  If your application is accepted, we will help you incubate your idea and move…

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The Diocesan Communicator: March 17, 2017

Recovering Spirituality: A Recovery Book Discussion Hosted by the West Tennessee Episcopal Addiction and Recovery Commission April 20 and 27, 6:30-7:45 PM Church of the Holy Communion Upstairs in the Carrick Room 4645 Walnut Grove Rd; Memphis, TN 38117 Looking for a Lenten discipline? Pick up a copy of Recovering Spirituality:…

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Holy Week Services in West TN

HOLY WEEK AND EASTER SERVICES – APRIL 13–16, 2017 St. Mary’s Cathedral, Memphis (www.stmarysmemphis.org) •Palm Sunday, April 9, 8 and 11 am & Passover Seder, 9:45am, Martyrs Hall •Wednesday in Holy Week, April 12, 8 am •Maundy Thursday, April 13, 6:30 pm •Good Friday, April 14,  12 n •Holy Saturday,…

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The Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee’s 35th Annual Convention Wrap-up

The Annual Diocesan Convention adopted the Revised Constitution (second reading) and the completely revised Canons of the Diocese (the process began Jan. 4, 2012).  We had one amendment to the Constitution so we adopted the new revision on the second reading and introduced the first reading of the amendment.  We’ll be…

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2017 Holy Currencies Incubator Announced

Does your congregation have an idea for a missional ministry and you are looking for support incubating that ministry?  Or are you looking for a creative group of people to generate new ideas for sustainable and missional ministries?  As a part of the Holy Currencies initiative launched in 2015, the…

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Finding Hope at St. Jude

In the almost three decades as a chaplain at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Episcopal deacon Brent Powell has not only seen a lot of changes, but been part of the changes himself.  With years of experience with thousands of parents of patients, he knew that their input was valuable…

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Special Friends Fellowship Club

A  diocesan group comprised of All Saints, Grace St. Luke’s, Church of the Holy Communion, and St. Andrews Collierville  joined together in early 2016 with a vision to create a ministry for those in our city with Special Needs.  After several months of meetings, this group decided to create a…

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The Episcopal Aquaponics Experiment

The Episcopal Aquaponics Experiment is a pilot project of the diocese in partnership with St. Mary’s Cathedral to explore the relationship between faith communities and food systems.  Growing fresh produce and raising tilapia, this project is an attempt to provide both access to food and jobs in an under-resourced community….

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Constance Abbey – A Neighborhood Relationship Incubator

A team from St. Mary’s Cathedral, working through the Holy Currencies process of congregational development, has launched Constance Abbey located on Hamlin Avenue in downtown Memphis.  Constance Abbey acts as a cornerstone of relationships between St. Mary’s and its neighbors by hosting social gatherings and worship services, distributing goods, and…

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