Weeks of June 5 •  June 12

Collects & Readings

Diocesan Cycle of Prayer
St. Mary's, Kinston
Upper Cape Fear Deanery
Trinity Sunday
Collects & Readings

Diocesan Cycle of Prayer
St. Francis by the Sea, Salter Path

Diocesan Convention: This Week!

The 139th Convention is this week, on June 3rd and 4th at the Hotel Ballast, Wilmington! We look forward to seeing delegates and attendees as we focus on "Discerning Mission Priorities." Keep an eye on our Facebook page and website for the livestreams of the Bishop's Address, updates on Convention, as well as post-Convention materials (recaps, a gallery, video recordings, and more!), if you'd like to participate from afar. The link to the Convention Eucharist livestream for Friday, June 3rd at 4 p.m. is included below; just click the image to go to the webpage hosting the livestream. Similarly, if you click on the image for the Bishop's Address, it will take you to our Facebook page where the livestream will be hosted on Saturday morning at approximately 9:40 a.m.. 

Around the Diocese

Upcoming Events
  • 139th Annual Diocesan Convention: "Discerning Mission Priorities" at Hotel Ballast, Wilmington, June 3-4. Learn more here.
    • For the livestream of Convention Eucharist, June 3 @ 4 p.m., click here.
    • For the livestream of the Bishop's Address, June 4 @ 9:40 a.m. (approx.), click here.
    • For recaps of Convention (post-Convention), see our website here.
  • Juneteenth Celebration at St. Joseph's, Fayetteville, June 19th at 4 p.m. Find the details here.
Deacons' Update
We are pleased to offer some updates on our recently-ordained deacons:
  • Whit Stroud is Deacon in Charge at St. Francis in Goldsboro & Holy Innocents in Seven Springs
  • Ashley Simpson is Associate for Parish Ministry at St. Paul’s in Beaufort
  • Greg Smith is Deacon at St. Mary’s in Kinston
  • Rhonda Thomas is Deacon at Church of the Servant, Wilmington
Super Spanish Throughout the Diocese is a newly-created gallery hosted on our website's Spanish Language Ministries page. Click the image above to view the gallery, and stay tuned, as the gallery will grow!

Ministry & Faith Formation Events and Resources

Registration is open for parishes who would like to be part of the 2022-2023 cohort of Diocesan Supported Confirmation for Young People. The registration deadline is June 13th. 
If you, or a young person you know, are interested but are not sure if your parish is participating, please check with your clergy person, youth leader or wardens. 

It's never too early to prepare for stewardship season! You can learn about the benefits of free membership with TENS (The Episcopal Network for Stewardship). Stewardship Resource links are available on our Diocesan website under Parish Resources. Have questions? Contact our Ministry Coordinator, Jimi Paderick.

Open Positions Around the Diocese

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