The Clergy Pre-Lenten Retreat takes place Feb. 10-12, 2009.
For more information: Clare Moffitt, Office for Congregational Development (CEM [at] diomass [dot] org; 617-482-4826, ext. 495).
Happening of Massachusetts will host a retreat for high-school-age youth to learn about and explore their relationship with Christ at Cathedral Camp in East Freetown the weekend of October 10-12.
For more information about the retreat or to apply, see the Happening of Massachusetts web site at www.masshappening.org, or contact Shaylin Walsh (shaylin_walsh [at] yahoo [dot] com).
Time subject to change
The topic of this year's Province One deacons' conference is Healing as a Way of Ministry: Growing in our Roles as Servant Care Givers, by presenter Deaconess Louise Williams, a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Williams is the former executive director of the Lutheran Deaconess Association, fomer president of DIAKONIA of the Americas and Carribean and currently president of the DIAKONIA World Federation.
It's time to emerge! Come explore fresh ways of doing church at An Emerging Church Worship Learning Party on Friday, October 17, 5:30-9 p.m. (worship, dinner and panel discussion) and continuing Saturday, October 18 (workshops and lunch).
The Rev. Stephen Ayres, vicar of Old North Church and dean of the Boston Harbor deanery will lead Seeking New Pastures, a practical workshop for clergy seeking a new call, on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 9 to 3 p.m. (Registration form below)
Steve has lectures on the deployment process at seminaries and clergy gatherings, led numerous workshops and counseled individuals during the search process. His article on the deployment process appears in the current issue of the Massachusets Episcopal Clergy Association newsletter.
Bishops Tom Shaw, Bud Cederholm and Gayle Harris will be marching with 600 other Anglican bishops, their spouses and other faith leaders through the streets of London to demonstrate the commitment of the Anglican Church to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Pianist and organist Ed Broms continues his monthly series of performances playing the complete works of jazz legend John Coltrane at 7:30 pm on Friday, April 18, 2008 at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, (138 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, 02111). Tickets are $10 at the door.