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Tentative Event Calendar 2022-23

Wednesday, November 9, 2022 4:00 PM Leadership Meeting ZOOM
Thursday, November 10, 2022 7:00 PM Total Ministry Townhall ZOOM
Friday, November 11, 2022 7:00 PM-9:00 PM Pamela Cooper-White (2) WEBINAR
Saturday, November 12, 2022 10:00 AM Clergy Event: Pamela Cooper White (2) CANCELLED
Saturday, November 12, 2022 10:00 AM Diocesan Council Meeting ZOOM
Thursday, November 17, 2022 7:00 PM Website Workshop for Congregations ZOOM
Thursday, November 17, 2022 7:00 PM College for Congregational Development (CCD) Practioner Group ZOOM
Saturday, November 19, 2022 10:00AM-2:00PM Total Ministry Team Gathering St. John’s Plymouth
Saturday, November 19, 2022 3:00 PM Movie Premier: Kiss the Children (End Gun Violence Michigan) Church of the Messiah, Detroit
Wednesday – Friday,                 November 23-25, 2022 Thanksgiving Holiday Diocesan Office Closed
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 Deadline Curacy Applications (3)
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 7:00 PM Advent Book Study (1 of 3) ZOOM
DECEMBER 2022
Thursday, December 1, 2022 10:30 AM Clergy Advent Retreat Diocesen/Cathedral Center
Thursday, December 1, 2022 ASJ: Release of environmental justice reading list Episcopal Divinity School at Union
Saturday, December 3, 2022 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Fall Semester Wrap Up Episcopal Divinity School at Union
Saturday, December 3, 2022 TBD All Michigan Episcopal Diocese Retreat (4) TBD
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 6:30 PM Commission on Ministry ZOOM
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 7:00 PM Advent Book Study (2 of 3) ZOOM
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 7:30 PM Young People’s Ministry: Tell Me the Truth About Racism Curriculum (5) ZOOM
Thursday, December 8, 2022 1:00 PM Trustee Meeting ZOOM
Saturday, December 10, 2022 11:00 AM Deacon Ordinations Cathedral Church St. Paul
Tuesday, December 13, 2022 11:00 AM Dean’s Meeting ZOOM
Wednesday, December 14, 2022 4:00 PM Leadership Meeting ZOOM
Wednesday, December 14, 2022 7:00 PM Advent Book Study (3 of 3) ZOOM
Thursday, December 15, 2022 Curate Decision Day
Friday, December 16, 2022 6:00 PM-8:00 PM Diocesan Christmas Open House St. Paul’s Jackson
Saturday, December 17, 2022 2:00 PM Diocesan Christmas Open House Cathedral Church St. Paul
Saturday, December 17, 2022 5:00 PM Lessons & Carols Cathedral Church St. Paul
Sunday, December 18, 2022 Celebration of New Ministry: Tim Spannous Cathedral Church St. Paul
Friday – Monday,                      December 23 – January 2 Christmas Holiday Observance Diocesan Office Closed
December 2022 TBD Advent Anti-Racism Curriculum (6)
JANUARY 2023
Monday, January 2, 2023 New Year’s Day Observance Diocesan Office Closed
Tuesday, January 3, 2023 6:30 PM Commission on Ministry ZOOM
Saturday, January 7, 2023 11:00 AM ASJ: Regathering and conference on select readings Episcopal Divinity School at Union
Sunday – Wednesday,                   January 8 – 11, 2023 TBD Community Organizing Training TBD
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 4:00 PM Leadership Meeting ZOOM
Thursday, January 12, 2023 7:00 PM CCD Practioner Group ZOOM
Saturday, January 14, 2023 TBD Retreat for People in the Ordination Process TBD
Monday, January 16, 2023 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Diocesan Office Closed
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 7:00PM-9:00PM Lay Preaching Class Begins TBD
Tuesday – Thursday,                           January 17 – 19, 2023 TBD FORMA: Christian Formation Conference Alexandria, VA / ZOOM
Thursday, January 19, 2023 7:00 PM Total Ministry Townhall ZOOM
Wednesday, January 25, 2023 12:00 PM Young People’s Resource Share: Lent & Easter St. John’s Plymouth
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 7:00PM-9:00PM Lay Preaching Class TBD
FEBRUARY 2023
Friday – Sunday,                           February 3-5, 2023 TBD Godly Play Training St. James, Birmingham
Saturday, February 4, 2023 10:00AM-12:00PM Eucharistic Visitor Training TBD
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 6:30 PM Commission on Ministry ZOOM
Thursday, February 9, 2023 7:00 PM Marketing Your Church & Ministries with Adrienne ZOOM
Saturday, February 11, 2023 11:00 AM ASJ: Retreat on racial and environmental justice Episcopal Divinity School at Union
Sunday, February 12, 2023 4:00 PM Feast of Absalom Jones Observance Cathedral Church St. Paul
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 4:00 PM Leadership Meeting ZOOM
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 7:00 PM Time with the Bishop and the Ordination Process ZOOM
Thursday, February 16, 2023 7:00 PM Total Ministry Townhall ZOOM
Saturday, February 18, 2023 9:00 AM-12:00 PM Vestry Day ZOOM
Monday, February 20, 2023 President’s Day Diocesan Office Closed
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 ASH WEDNESDAY
Thursday, February 23, 2023 7:00 PM College for Congregational Development Existing Student Gathering ZOOM
Sunday – Tuesday,                 February 26-28 Sunday: 4:00 PM     Tuesday: 12:00 PM Clergy Conference Passionist Retreat Center
MARCH 2023
Wednesday, March 1, 2023 7:00 PM Lenten Bible Study with Sister V ZOOM
Tuesday, March 7, 2023 6:30 PM Commission on Ministry ZOOM
Thursday, March 9, 2023 7:00 PM CCD Practioner Group ZOOM
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 7:00 PM Lenten Bible Study ZOOM
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 11:00 AM Dean’s Meeting ZOOM
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 4:00 PM Leadership Meeting ZOOM
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 7:00 PM Lenten Bible Study ZOOM
Thursday, March 16, 2023 7:00 PM Total Ministry Townhall ZOOM
Friday & Saturday,                     March 17 & 18, 2023 TBD Postulancy Weekend Emrich Retreat Center
Saturday – Sunday,                    March 18-19, 2023 3:00 PM Check-in     Pick up after church Nightwatch at the Cathedral (Youth Lock-in) Cathedral Church St. Paul
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 7:00 PM Lenten Bible Study ZOOM
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 7:00 PM Young People’s Ministry Resource Share: VBS ZOOM
APRIL 2023
Tuesday, April 4, 2023 TBD Renewal of Vows & Chrism Mass Cathedral Church St. Paul
Friday, April 7, 2023 Good Friday Diocesan Office Closed
Saturday, April 8, 2023 8:00 PM Easter Vigil/Diocesan Wide Confirmation Cathedral Church St. Paul
Sunday, April 9, 2023 EASTER
Monday, April 10, 2023 Easter Monday Diocesan Office Closed
Friday & Saturday, April 14 &15 Friday: 1:00 PM    Saturday: 9:00 AM ASJ: Crossroads and Confluence: An Examination of Gender and Race in the Movements of Ecological and Ecomomic Justice Episcopal Divinity School at Union
Saturday, April 22, 2023 TBD Sarah Griffith Lund Event: Youth & Mental Health  (7) St James Birmingham
Tuesday, April 25, 2023 7:00 PM Treasurer’s Workshop ZOOM
Thursday, April 27, 2023 7:00 PM Total Ministry Townhall ZOOM
MAY 2023
Tuesday, May 2, 2023 6:30 PM Commission on Ministry ZOOM
Thursday, May 4, 2023 7:00 PM CCD Practioner Group ZOOM
Saturday, May 6, 2023 TBD Diocesan Ministry Fair Cathedral Church St. Paul
Saturday, May 6, 2023 12:00 PM ASJ: End of year reflection and ceremony Episcopal Divinity School at Union
Tuesday, May 9, 2023 4:00 PM Leadership Meeting ZOOM
Saturday, May 13, 2023 10:00AM-2:00PM Total Ministry Team Gathering TBD
Saturday, May 13, 2023 11:00 AM Deacon Ordinations Cathedral Church St. Paul
Saturday, May 13, 2023 TBD Vocations Day Cathedral Church St. Paul
Thursday, May 25, 2023 7:00 PM College for Congregational Development Current Student Gathering ZOOM
Monday, May 29, 2023 Memorial Day Diocesan Office Closed
Wednesday – Friday,                   May 31-June 2, 2023 Mackinac Policy Conference Mackinac Island
JUNE 2023
Saturday, June 3, 2023 10:00 AM Diocesan Wide Confirmation St. Michael’s, Lansing
Saturday, June 3, 2023 4:00 PM Diocesan Wide Confirmation St. John’s, Royal Oak
Sunday – Saturday,                       June 4-10, 2023 College for Congregational Development Year B Cathedral Church St. Paul
Tuesday, June 6, 2023 7:00 PM Commission on Ministry ZOOM
Tuesday, June 13, 2023 11:00 AM Dean’s Meeting ZOOM
Tuesday, June 13, 2023 4:00 PM Leadership Meeting ZOOM
Saturday, June 17, 2023 TBD Candidacy Day ZOOM
Monday, June 19, 2023 Juneteenth Diocesan Office Closed
Sunday, June 25, 2023 2:00 PM-4:00 PM Bishop’s Bash Cathedral Church St. Paul
JULY 2023
Tuesday – Saturday,                        July 3-8, 2023 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE) Maryland
Tuesday, July 4, 2023 Independence Day Diocesan Office Closed
Monday, Wednesday-Friday        July 3, 5-7, 2023 Green Week – Diocesan Staff Work Remotely Diocesan Office Closed – Staff Works Remotely
Sunday, July 16, 2022 –             Friday, July 21, 2022 Youth Camp Camp Chick-Presque Isle
TBD Mission Possible for Youth Emrich Retreat Center
AUGUST 2023
Sunday – Thursday,                     July 30 – August 3 TBD Mission Possible for Youth (continued) Emrich Retreat Center
SEPTEMBER 2023
Monday, September 4, 2023 Labor Day Diocesan Office Closed
Tuesday, September 5, 2023 6:30 PM Commission on Ministry ZOOM
Tuesday, September 12, 2023 11:00 AM Dean’s Meeting ZOOM
Wednesday, September 13, 2023 4:00 PM Leadership Meeting ZOOM
Thursday, September 14, 2023 TBD Clergy Ember Day TBD
September TBD TBD Backpack Blessing TBD
September TBD 1:00 PM Trustee Meeting ZOOM
September TBD September Bike Ride and Cider with the Bishop St. Philip’s Rochester
OCTOBER 2023
Monday, October 9, 2023 Indigenous Peoples’ Day Diocesan Office Closed
Tuesday, October 10, 2023 6:30 PM Commission on Ministry ZOOM
Wednesday, October 11, 2023 4:00 PM Leadership Meeting ZOOM
Friday, October 13, 2023 Postulancy Weekend Emrich Retreat Center
Friday & Saturday,                  October 20 & 21, 2023 189th Diocesan Convention
Monday, October 23, 2023 Diocesan Convention Staff Comp Day Diocesan Office Closed
October TBD TBD National Acolyte Festival TBD
October TBD TBD St. Anne’s Mead – Breakfast with the Bishop TBD
October TBD TBD Deacon’s Day TBD
NOVEMBER 2023
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 6:00 PM Commission on Ministry TBD
Wednesday, November 8, 2023 4:00 PM Leadership Meeting ZOOM
Saturday, November 18, 2023 11:00 AM Deacon Ordinations Cathedral Church St. Paul
Tuesday – Friday,                   November 21-24, 2023 Thanksgiving Observance Diocesan Office Closed
November TBD 10:00 AM Diocesan Council Meeting
DECEMBER 2023
December 12, 2023 11:00 AM Dean’s Meeting Zoom
Friday – Tuesday,                       December 22, 2023 –                  January 2, 2024 Christmas Holiday Diocesan Office Closed
December 2023 TBD Clergy Advent Retreat TBD
December 2023 1:00 PM Trustee Meeting ZOOM
JANUARY 2024
Monday, January 1, 2024 New Year’s Day Diocesan Office Closed
Tuesday, January 2, 2024 New Year’s Day Observance Diocesan Office Closed

(2) Pamela Cooper-White: Guest Speaker on the topic: The Psychology of Christian Nationalism. What Is Christian Nationalism? Why Are People Drawn To It? The Rev. Dr. Pamela Cooper-White, author of  The Psychology of Christian Nationalismwill a webinar to discuss this topic.

(3) Deadline Curacy ApplicationsPlease contact The Rev. Canon Ellen Ekevag at eekevag@edomi.org for more information.

(4) All Michigan Episcopal Diocese RetreatThe Diocese of Western Michigan is planning a retreat and we’re all invited! Please watch for more details.

(5) Tell Me the Truth About Racism: Tell Me the Truth About Racism is a story that frames racism through the lens of Christian faith for children aged 5-12.  Will Bouvel and Jen Holt Enriquez, first built the foundation of this work in Lent 2021 to teach to children at churches in the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago. Please join this informational if you are interested in participating in an upcoming cohort or learning more about the program.

(6) Anti-Racism Curriculum: Sister V is creating a 3 session series of classes on Anti-Racism which will meet the requirements for Anti-Racism Training. These classes will occur during Advent, Lent and the Easter/Pentecost seasons. More details will be published as they become available.

(7) Rev. Dr. Sarah Griffith Lund: Author, Pastor & Advocate, the Rev. Sarah Griffith Lund is our guest speaker for a retreat focusing on mental health issues surrounding our young people.