Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Curate Diocese of Nebraska This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Submit a Press Release Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Posted Jul 5, 2016 Rector Hopkinsville, KY Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Featured Events Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Smithfield, NC Rector Washington, DC Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI People Following a nationwide search, the Forma board has selected Bill Campbell as its first executive director.Forma is a 19-year-old association of full-time, part-time and volunteer formation leaders, lay and ordained ministers who share resources, advocate for lifelong formation and support one another in ministry. First incorporated under the name NAECED (the National Association for Episcopal Christian Education Directors) in 2012, the association was re-named Forma to reflect its growth to nearly 400 members who represent broad ministries from parishes, dioceses, camp and conference centers, seminaries, resource centers, chaplaincies, and publishers serving children, youth, and adults in their life in Christ.Campbell has been director of the Annual Fund at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria since January 2013. Prior to that, he served five years as the director of religious education at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Alexandria. During his time at St. Paul’s, Campbell was an active member of NAECED.On his new role with Forma, Campbell said, “I am excited to accept this call at such an amazing time in Forma’s history. The mission of Forma has never been so vital to the future of the Episcopal Church, and I look forward to helping make Forma’s goals come to fruition.”“We are thrilled Bill will be leading the board, working groups and membership in the next phases of its 20-year history,” said Jamie Martin-Currie, Forma president. “His formation experience, commitment to the Gospel and vocation at VTS are an amazing fit for Forma.”Campbell will begin his position on Aug. 1. The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Featured Jobs & Calls Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Submit a Job Listing Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Belleville, IL Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Knoxville, TN Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Director of Music Morristown, NJ Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Rector Bath, NC Rector Shreveport, LA Tags Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Course Director Jerusalem, Israel AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Associate Rector Columbus, GA New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Martinsville, VA Bill Campbell named executive director of Forma Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Submit an Event Listing Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Tampa, FL Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Press Release Service Rector Collierville, TN Rector Albany, NY
The open letter has also been supported by a network of 2000 advocates across the arts, business and philanthropy, high-profile supporters, including Richard Curtis, Emma Watson, Olivia Colman and Stephen Fry. The Global Sustainable Development Report warns that progress made over the last two decades is “in danger of being reversed through worsening social inequalities and potentially irreversible declines in the natural environment.” Other people to sign the letterinclude the human rights activistsNadia Murad, Obiageli Ezekwesiliand Raull Santiago. “We have seen our climate heating up and natural disasters increasing. We look on with sadness as thousands of species become extinct. We watch in horror as children suffer without vital food, healthcare and education – and as refugees are forced to flee their homes. We despair as women and girls continue to suffer inequality and violence. But, despite these terrors, we still dare to hope that 2020 is the year when you will have the courage to act decisively. To kick off a historic Decade of Action, for all of us. According to their website, their“mission is to accelerate progresstowards a fairer world by 2030, where Project Everyone, devised byRichard Curtis, seeks to put thepower of communications behindthe Sustainable Development Goals. Malala Yousafzai, a third-year PPEstudent at Lady Margaret Hall, is oneof the 20 global activists to sign an“unprecedented” open letter. extreme poverty has been eradicated, climate change is properly addressed, and injustice and inequality are unacceptable.” The letter was launched as part ofProject Everyone centred around theUN’s global goals. Published with theclimate crisis in mind, the open lettermarks the first time in history thatactivists fighting for global causeshave been united by one single voice. This follows two scientific reportswhich have emphasised how far offtrack we are to achieving the SDG’sby the 2030 deadline, and to tacklethe climate crisis. The open letter says: “We have 10years to save the future of our peopleand our planet. So, we begin this newdecade by writing to you with greaturgency. We represent differentissues, but today, for the first time,we come together with one unitedvoice to support the Global Goalsfor Sustainable Development – thedefinitive plan to make us the firstgeneration to end extreme poverty,to conquer inequality and injustice,and to fix the climate crisis. “Five years ago, at the United Nations, 193 countries signed up to the Global Goals. They were your promise to our world. Today we are demanding: keep your promises. We are watching you. Not just a few of us, hundreds, thousands, millions of us. And more every day. We are watching like hawks. We will fight like tigers ourselves. Will you join us?”
Le Pain Quotidien (LPQ), the all-day bakery and café concept, is to make its UK regional debut on 29 January at Bicester Village, Oxfordshire, in a move announced as the company’s first out-of-London site. The company is also reported to be looking to add another 15 to 20 sites in the UK in the coming three years.Last year, LPQ hired services and investment management company Jones Lang Lasalle to advise on its expansion into the regions. The Belgian restaurant and boulangerie will sit alongside Itsu, Pret A Manger, Villandry and Soho House’s Farmshop concept at the Oxfordshire shopping scheme.LPQ celebrated its 25th anniversary as well as the launch of its 25th UK site in London last year. Following on from this success, it is now bringing its “good food that does good” beyond the capital.Baking classesLaunching on 29 January, the restaurant will be located at Unit 82 in the Village and will serve 155 covers inside the restaurant and 60 on the outside terrace. LPQ Bicester Village will be serving the restaurant’s signature artisan baked bread, healthy recipes and organic, seasonal dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu has been devised to use locally sourced produce, with offerings including soups, salads, hot dishes, tartines, homemade pastries, plus vegan and vegetarian options.LPQ will also be launching its popular baking classes in Bicester Village, which range from fresh artisan bread recipes to seasonal cakes and cookies. The first series of baking classes will be on a ‘Spring Clean in Spring 2016’ theme, with rejuvenating recipes using fresh local produce.
Wednesday, two planes collided mid-air in Clay County, according to deputies.Both planes and each pilot have been located, police have confirmed.Exact location, injuries, and aircraft type are not known at this time.This story is developing.