Diocesan Convention Cancelled Due to Safety and Weather Concerns

So many in our region have been affected by our severe weather this week, and after consultation with people around the diocese, we have cancelled Diocesan Convention, which was scheduled for February 19-21 in Morehead, Kentucky.  There is work we need to do as a gathered body, and we are looking at scheduling a one-day convention in late March or April in order to accomplish … [Read more...]

COMPANION DIOCESE COMMITTEE ANNUAL REPORT

119th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Lexington Companion Diocese Committee COMPANION DIOCESE COMMITTEE ANNUAL REPORT                                                         COMPANIONS The Episcopal Diocese of Lexington and The Episcopal Diocese of Guatemala A Companion Relationship is a relationship between two dioceses with a mission that includes: • mutual … [Read more...]

Daughters of the King Report for 2015

Daughters of the King is an international order for women who are communicants of the Episcopal Church, churches in communion with it, or churches in the historic episcopate but not in communion with it. Daughters of the King currently includes women in the Anglican, Episcopal, Lutheran (ELCA), and Roman Catholic churches. Our vision as Daughters of the King is to know Jesus … [Read more...]

United Thank Offering

United Thank Offering Report for 2014 United Thank Offering (UTO) is a ministry of the Episcopal Church that provides a way for men, women, and children to give daily thanks to God. The mission of UTO is to “expand the circle of thankful people.” When we embrace the tradition of daily prayers, offerings, and thanksgiving for God’s abundant blessings, we make that mission … [Read more...]

St. Agnes’ House

St. Agnes’ House Report for 2015 Convention  Rejoice in hope, endure in suffering, persist in prayer. Contribute to the needs of the saints, pursue hospitality.   – Romans 12:12-13, New English Translation Every day in rural Kentucky: A young family man learns he has cancer and needs recurring treatments at Markey Cancer Center for months to come. He worries not only … [Read more...]

Reading Camp

Report to the 119th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Lexington Whom does Reading Camp serve? Reading Camp serves children like Jeff, Dustin, Danny and Layla, rising 3rd -45h graders who are identified by their teachers, guidance counselors and family resource center coordinators as struggling readers, at least one year behind in their reading skills. Here are their … [Read more...]

Episcopal Church Women Report for 2015

Episcopal Church Women Report for 2015  The Episcopal Church Women (ECW) of the Diocese of Lexington is an organization of women that exists to support women as we remain committed to serving our Lord Jesus Christ through worship, prayer, service, and fellowship.  All women in the Diocese of Lexington are members of the ECW by virtue of their membership in the Episcopal … [Read more...]

Diocese of Lexington Historiographer’s Report for 2014

Diocese of Lexington Historiographer’s Report for 2014 I have been using the records survey/inventory I conducted from 2009 to 2013 to identify the large record groups present in the collection (see list of Contents below), as well as to locate and pull together physically and intellectually those records that belong together. Since many of the research requests I receive … [Read more...]

The University of the South Annual Report

THE UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH 2013-2014 REPORT TO THE DIOCESE OF LEXINGTON College of Arts & Sciences Enrollment from the Diocese of Lexington: 20 students total (4 report Episcopal heritage) Financial aid awarded to all college students from the Diocese of Lexington: $244,977 The School of Theology Seminary Enrollment from the Diocese of Lexington: 2 … [Read more...]