Weeks of March 27 •  April 3

Fourth Sunday in Lent
Collects & Readings

Diocesan Cycle of Prayer
St. Philip's, Southport
Fifth Sunday in Lent
Collects & Readings

Diocesan Cycle of Prayer
St. Christopher's, Havelock
Our Episcopal Campus Ministries

Welcome Aboard!

We at Diocesan House are delighted to introduce you to Litisha Dawson, our new Bookkeeper and Administrative Assistant to the Director of Finance and Operations! Litisha is a mother of two, and is soon to be grandmother of a little boy. She has previously worked as an administrative assistant, with experience in bookkeeping. Litisha notes that she is very excited about her new adventures here at the Diocese and is happy to be on board. You can share good wishes and give Litisha a warm welcome here.

Diocesan Convention

Resolutions and Nominations for
Diocesan Convention
As a result of rescheduling our Diocesan Convention, both nominations and resolutions are still open. The deadline to make resolutions to convention is Sunday, May 1. See here for the process.

Additionally, we have several open diocesan positions for which nominations are needed. Please see here. Are you interested in serving the Diocese, or do you know someone who would be a good leader? Please consider making a nomination. The deadline for nominations is Sunday, May 22.


Around the Diocese

Upcoming Events
  • Noonday Prayers for Peace and Ukraine are happening across the Diocese weekdays during Lent on Facebook. Learn more here. 
  • Gallery Dedication and Piano Concert at St. Francis by the Sea, Salter Path: March 25 @ 6 p.m. See here for details.
  • Evensong with Schola Cantorum at St. Peter's, Washington: March 27 @ 5 p.m. See here for details.
  • Ordination Day at St. Mary's, Kinston, April 23 @ 4 p.m. Details forthcoming.
Super Spanish: Week 2
Bienvenidos to the second week of the Super Spanish video series! To participate in our Diocesan-wide video and to have a chance to win a free Super Spanish t-shirt, upload your video of you saying this week's phrase here. You can participate every week for more chances to win and to support the work of Spanish Language Ministries here in East Carolina!

We invite you to share with your friends, parish family, and anyone you think would love to learn some Spanish to join in the fun! You can share the Super Spanish webpage, which has information about the series, the videos, and upload information for participants.
The Episcopal Farmworker Ministry (EFWM) was featured on a recent episode of SpadeSpoonSoul, a food and agrarian ministry-focused podcast. The episode contains a conversation with Lariza Garzon, the former Executive Director of EFWM. The ministry is currently working to fill the position of Interim Director, and we are keeping them in prayer as they seek this leadership. You can listen to the episode here.

Ministry & Faith Formation Events and Resources

Youth Opportunities

Adult Opportunities

The Deadline to Register a Youth Participant for New Beginnings 55 is TODAY! Click here for the details about this fantastic Middle School retreat opportunity and to register. New Beginnings will be held April 1-3 at Trinity Center.

Parochial Report Assistance

If your parish requires any assistance completing your parochial report, please reach out to Litisha Dawson, our new bookkeeper. The deadline for the parochial reports was March 1, 2022, but Litisha will be able to help you if you connect with her as soon as possible. You can reach Litisha here.

Open Positions Around the Diocese

Please contact Sara Tavela if you have any additional questions.
For news regarding the wider Church, check out the Episcopal News Service and Anglican News Service websites.

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