United Thank Offering



February 4, 2019

Note: One of the main struggles for UTO members outside the United States is getting UTO materials, due to the high cost of shipping. We are sharing this story (and photos) as a reminder that, if you know folks who are traveling to dioceses outside the U.S., please investigate whether you can...

January 17, 2019

October 5 -14, 2019, the United Thank Offering, accompanied by the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana, is thrilled to offer a UTO Pilgrims on the Camino, a pilgrimage combining portions of walking the Camino with visits to UTO grant sites in Madrid and Northwest Spain.  


January 7, 2019

By: Sherri Dietrich, UTO Board President

For some time now, the United Thank Offering Board has wanted to offer a trip to visit UTO Grant sites and participate in a pilgrimage. To celebrate 150 years of Spain’s participation in the Anglican Communion and UTO’s contribution to its survival and growth, the UTO Board voted at our fall...

January 7, 2019

Dear UTO,

It is an honor to be a missionary of The Episcopal Church, and an honor to receive thisgift, the fruit of gratitude of the faithful.

I am sending you some photos so you can see the work that you are all supporting through TheEpiscopal Church. I am the acting dean of the...

December 7, 2018

Applications are now accepted for the 2019 United Thank Offering grants.  The application forms are available here.

The focus for the 2019 United Thank Offering grants is Go: Crossing boundaries created by race, culture, and economics to create communities that listen deeply and learn to...

December 4, 2018

As many of you know, I am a big fan of Brené Brown and her teaching on shame, resilience, vulnerability, and gratitude. I find it helpful and challenging. (I’ve even taken her online parenting class, which was really useful.) Dr. Brown, an Episcopalian, has come out with a new book that looks at...

December 4, 2018

By: The Rev. Canon Heather L. Melton, Staff Officer for the United Thank Offering

UTO is pleased to present our educational offerings for the first half of 2019. We’ve got two great programs for use by individuals, small groups or congregations that are available now to download for free in English and Spanish.

Epiphany: UTO Good Book Club Weekly Bible Study Guide –...

December 4, 2018

By: The UTO Grant Committee

UTO Annual Grant applications and materials are available from the first Friday in December through the first Friday in March at www.episcopalchurch.org/uto. Awarded grants will be announced and paid in June 2019. There are many changes to the UTO Grant process this year, so please read through...

November 27, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] When her kindergarten teacher issued the classic assignment, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”, Caroline Carson, 47, didn’t have a single answer. Instead, she had about 25 options—including becoming a horse and an interest in space travel.


October 29, 2018

UTO Database

At General Convention, we launched our brand-new membership database. Thank you to everyone who has already uploaded their current information! This database will help us track what congregations are participating in UTO and better communicate with members and leaders. With that...