Vestry Day 2015
Abundant Life in Christ: Gifts for Parish Leadership
Vestry members – clergy and lay! – come celebrate the gifts God has given us for ministry at this time and in this place.
Reflect on how you have been putting them to use in your parish and be inspired with some new ideas.
Date: Saturday, May 30th
Time: 8:30am - 3:00pm
Place: Drumlins Country Club, 800 Nottingham Rd., Syracuse
Please click here to register on-line
Click here for more details and a mail-in registration form
PICNIC for All Youth and Youth Leaders!
Sunday, August 16th, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm., Austin Park in Skaneateles
The Diocesan Youth Council is sponsoring a get together for all youth in grades 6th ─ 12th and parish youth leaders to a picnic at Skaneateles’ Austin Park (1 East Austin Street).
Please bring a desert or favorite salad to share. Hot dogs, hamburgers, soda, and chips will be provided. Please bring your guitars, song books, hula hoops, volley balls, squirt guns, and willingness to just have a fun time, enjoying each other and getting to know others.
Just so we have a close head count, please email if you are planning to attend. Include the ages of your youth, and if you are safe-church trained. You will need to bring 1 adult who is Safe-Church trained for every 8 youth attending.
firstname.lastname@example.org Questions? Call Barb Talbot at 607-564-7888
SAFE CHURCH TRAINING
Wednesday, May 13th - 6:00 to 9:00 pm - St. Matthew's Church - 14 Church St., Moravia, 13118.Please pre-register by 5/11/15 by calling the parish office at (315) 497-1171.
Click here for information on setting up Safe Church Training in your parish or district.
Migration and Human Trafficking Course Offered
We invite you to join a group led by Chuck Stewart (email@example.com or 315/685-8578) and attend a most informative course on Migration and Human Trafficking being sponsored by Foundation Cristosal in El Salvador from July 11 to 18 of this year.
Many say human history is the history of migration. This course will focus on the historical evolution of forced migration in Latin America, including issues of human trafficking and refugees. Using El Salvador as a case study, participants will examine the various social structures that contribute to forced migration and internal displacement.
The cost is only $800 (all inclusive) plus air fare. There is more information at http://cristosal.org/migration-human-trafficking/.
Registration deadline is May 1.
Habitat for Humanity Work in El Salvador
for Youth 16 and Older
Kip Coerper, Board member and volunteer coordinator at Cayuga Habitat for Humanity will be leading a Habitat Global Village work trip for up to12 people to El Salvador on August 8 – 16, 2015.
No construction experience is necessary. Come and learn to build and make new friends! Our week will include one day of learning and experiencing the culture of El Salvador, including a possible trip to a coffee plantation, and a final day at a beach resort.
Habitat Global Village Trips provide an opportunity for members to learn and contribute while expanding their knowledge of unfamiliar cultures and developing their spiritual identity.
The entire trip costs around $1380 plus airfare – all tax deductible. (Scholarship money is available.) To find out more about this type of trip go to Global Village Trips in El Salvador at Habitat.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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