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Diocesan Convention To Be Held Online in November

Diocesan Convention To Be Held Online in November

In consultation with the chancellor and elected leaders of the diocese, Bishop Lee has determined that diocesan convention will be held online this year as part of our effort to curtail the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The state’s Restore Illinois plan permits gatherings of more than 50 people only in Phase 5, after a…

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Returning to Our Churches: A Framework and A Plan

After weeks of consultation with diocesan leaders and other dioceses across the Episcopal Church, Bishop Jeff Lee today shared the Diocese of Chicago’s plan for re-opening our churches with clergy leaders via Zoom. The guidelines are based in large measure on meeting public health criteria spelled out in Restore Illinois, the state’s five-phase plan to…

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Leading Congregations During a Time of Trauma

 The Rev. Ellen Ekevag studies organization development in her spare time. As one does. Actually, the interest is not unusual for someone who serves as associate for ministries on Bishop Jeff Lee’s staff and is steeped in the methodology of the College for Congregational Development, which applies the insights of organization development to building…

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Upcoming Events

Jun
2
Tue
Commission on Ministry Meeting – online
Jun 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm / Virtual meeting held via Zoom
Jun
4
Thu
Plan-It Youth Ministry Training – postponed
Jun 4 all-day
Jun
10
Wed
Standing Committee
Jun 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm / Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Jun
20
Sat
Electing Convention – postponed
Jun 20 all-day

The Special Convention for the Election of the Thirteenth Bishop of Chicago is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at St. James Cathedral in Chicago. Learn more.

Jun
25
Thu
Trustees of the Endowment Meeting – online
Jun 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Jul
7
Tue
Episcopal Youth Event 2020 – cancelled
Jul 7 – Jul 11 all-day

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