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In This Issue
June 3, 2015

God willing


The Right Reverend Thomas E. Breidenthal

Bishop of Southern Ohio


will ordain


Nicholas B. England

Jennifer Lee Oldstone-Moore

Gene Alan Stack, Jr. 

LindaMay Watkins


to the Sacred Order of Deacons

in Christ's One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church


on Saturday, June 6, 2015

the Commemoration of Ini Kopuria


at Christ Church Cathedral

Cincinnati, Ohio

Eleven o'clock in the morning 


Your prayers and presence are requested

Reception to follow


Clergy: White stoles


Upcoming events
June 6: Ordination of Deacons
June 25 - July 3: 78th General Convention of the Episcopal Church
Summer Camp schedule
What's new this week:

Upcoming webinars from Episcopal Church Foundation


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ECF is an independent, lay led organization that responds to the needs of Episcopal faith communities by empowering them to engage in visioning and planning, develop effective lay-clergy leadership teams and raise financial and other resources for ministry.
To learn more, please visit our website.

Don't miss out! ECF has some great webinars coming up. There is no cost to participate in our webinars and all lay and clergy leaders are welcome.


Topics include: capital campaigns, leadership, endowments, strategic planning, stewardship, and planned giving.


Click on the links below to register. We hope these webinars will engage and empower Episcopal leaders throughout the Church to transform their faith communities and respond to God's call.





Want to see what we've got down the road? See our calendar of events. Don't forget to check back every now and then to see what's newly added!


Yard Sale to help feed the hungry

Church of the Good Samaritan, Amelia, will hold a yard sale on Saturday June 6 to help feed the hungry of Amelia. The yard sale is part of an Amelia-wide yard sale. The hours of operation for the church will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Good Samaritan is located at 25 Amelia Olive Branch Road in Amelia. If you have any questions ,please call the Senior Warden Charles Buhler at 513.833.1351.

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Art in prayer

Offerings from Christ Church Cathedral
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Repeats, reminders, etc.
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Campus Ministry grants available

Parishes, campus ministries, and extra-parish communities are invited to apply for campus ministry grants.  Grant requests are due on June 15, and grants for the 2015-2016 school year will be rewarded by August 1.  

Please follow this link to apply for a grant using our online form: 

Job opportunities

Positions at Bethany School

Bethany School is seeking a full time music teacher for the 2015-16 school year. Qualified candidates must possess Ohio certification.  Experience and Orff certification are preferred. The music teacher would handle daily music classes for grades 1 - 8, as well as four performances throughout the year.

Bethany School is seeking a full time teacher in our sixth-grade program for the 2015-16 school year. Qualified 
candidates must possess a 4-9 Ohio license in the areas of Reading/Language Arts and Social Studies.  Experience is necessary.

Bethany School is an Episcopal school located in Glendale, Ohio. It offers positive working conditions and benefits. Interested applicants should send a resume to


Parish Accountant

St. Timothy's, Cincinnati, seeks a part-time accountant (20-30 hours per week based on workload, with benefits)
The Parish Accountant  is responsible for all accounting functions of St. Timothy's, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, preparation of financial statements, payroll preparation, budget preparation, annual reporting. and account analysis and reconciliation. The Parish Accountant will report to the Parish Administrator.

Qualifications: Associates Degree in Accounting with a minimum of 5 years fund accounting OR Bachelor's Degree in Accounting with a minimum of 2 year of fund accounting. Send resumes and cover letter to the HR Committee at


Parish Administrator

Christ Church, Springfield, is seeking a caring and compassionate individual who is able to be an ambassador for the parish in the role of Parish Administrator. This individual will often be the first point of contact for the public and must be both sympathetic to the individual and delicately objective as needed. 

Qualifications include:

  • Strong organizational, oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to work independently and maintain confidentiality
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office), including some basic financial record keeping

For a full description of the duties associated with this part-time position, please see 


Youth and Children's Ministry Coordinator
St. Patrick's, Dublin is looking for a coordinator of youth and children's ministries.  The job would entail formation programming, recruiting volunteers, building relationships with families, teaching, curriculum development and activity planning and leadership. Interested parties should contact the Rev. Stephen Smith at


Parish Office Manager

The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Hyde Park, Cincinnati, is looking for a full time Parish Office Manager. We seek a candidate who is well-organized with good administrative management skills and 'follow through' to join a vibrant church staff of four clergy and more than a dozen, mostly part time, staff.The candidate should have good technical skills and be comfortable around PCs and Macs. The Parish Office Manager will serve as the communication hub for clergy and staff and be the primary liaison with vendors and service providers. He or she will also be the gatekeeper for building facilities management, coordinating maintenance and repairs, maintaining a database of vendors and providers, and inputting schedule information into the HVAC controls software. The Parish Office Manager will also coordinate with the directors of communications, finance, and membership to assure efficient parish operations. Please send resume to Church of the Redeemer, c/o the Senior Warden,

Marketing Coordinator

Procter Center is seeking an energetic marketer to be a part of its dramatic growth. This is an opportunity for a marketer with career development aspirations to build extensive hands-on experience, use her/his creative talents and thinking, expand her/his experience with a broad range of tools, and be a part of a compelling growth story.
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Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Gabriel's Place is seeking a dedicated, high energy Executive Director to lead the organization in fulfilling its mission "To provide a safe, beautiful and spiritually nourishing place for the Avondale Community to: Gather in mutual respect. Learn and interact. Develop community-based enterprises and promote peace in the community." 

A successful Executive Director will lead Gabriel's Place internally to achieve its mission and be an active representative of the organization in the community, fostering and developing strategic relationships with partners and donors. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors, and is responsible for the organization's achievement of its mission and financial objectives.  

For additional information visit the Gabriel's Place website at or send your resumé to

Youth Minister

Christ Church Cathedral, Cincinnati, is currently seeking applicants for the position of Youth Minister of our cathedral. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in both Christian formation and community building, capable of building upon the strong community focus of the departing youth minister and renewing programs that bridge our youth group from our children's Catechesis of the Good Shepherd classes to young adulthood. See more

Associate Musician for Children and Youth

Christ Church Cathedral, a vibrant and inclusive faith community in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, seeks a quarter-time associate musician to lead and develop its choral music program for children and youth.

The successful candidate will have at least a bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g. choral conducting or sacred music), extensive experience as a choral conductor of children's/youth choirs, and an appreciation of the Anglican sacred music tradition.

Duties for this position will include: leading the Cathedral Choir of Children and Youth in weekly rehearsals, developing and implementing music theory instruction, actively recruiting new choristers, selecting and leading liturgically appropriate anthems in cathedral liturgies, leading the choir at other parishes and concert venues in the city, and directing an annual week-long summer choir camp. For more information about the cathedral and a detailed job description, visit

Director of Music/Organist

St. Philip's, Columbus, is seeking a part-time Director of Music/Organist. Responsibilities include directing and rehearsing Chancel Choir (15 members), selecting music for Sunday services, playing organ for one Sunday service and other service as required/necessary. The music program includes traditional and gospel music.

To apply or for more information, please contact the St. Philip Music Committee at

Director of Christian Education

Christ Episcopal Church, Springfield, seeks a person to serve in a half-time position as Director of Christian Education and Coordinator of Outreach Ministries. See more


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