General Convention 2018

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June 12, 2018

Outside of City Hall in Los Angeles on June 7, people hold signs to protest against President Donald Trump’s executive order to detain children crossing the southern U.S. border, which separates families. Photo: Patrick T. Fallon/REUTERS

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June 11, 2018

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

Usually this space is reserved to tell you about one grant site, but since this is our Pre-Convention E-News, we wanted to remind you that, each day during Convention, we’ll have a lunchtime talk from one of our grant sites. For those of you not coming to Convention/Triennial, you can join us...

June 11, 2018

By: UTO Board

Thank you to the 60 people who have already filled out our online form to register for workshops and the UTO Ingathering and to update your information. We’ve sent out 15 certificates to dioceses to thank those UTO coordinators whose terms have come to an end, which we learned about through...

June 11, 2018

By: Kayla Massey, Associate Staff Officer for the United Thank Offering

After many months of collaborative work between Cheii’s Web Development and the staff of the United Thank Offering, we are excited to launch our new Blue Box app, which allows you to donate straight from your phone. It’s like having a Blue Box right in your pocket!

The staff and Board of...

June 11, 2018

By: UTO Board

During General Convention, we need volunteers for a variety of things, so we hope you can find time to help! UTO has increased the events we’re offering at this Convention in the hopes of getting the message out about gratitude to as many people as possible, which means we will be a little...

June 11, 2018

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

I currently live in a place that NOAA has described as suffering from a “severe drought,” which means we’d need six to nine inches of rain to make up what we’re missing. Two weeks ago, the skies turned dark and it smelled like rain, but the moisture never made it to the ground. On Sunday, after...

June 8, 2018

Una mujer palestina pasa el 1 de junio por el punto de control israelí en Belén, en la Cisjordania ocupada, para asistir a la oración del viernes en la mezquita de Al-Aqsa de Jerusalén, durante el mes de ayuno ritual de Ramadán.

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June 5, 2018

A Palestinian woman makes her way June 1 through an Israeli checkpoint to attend Friday prayer of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque, in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Photo: Reuters

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June 5, 2018

A Palestinian woman makes her way June 1 through an Israeli checkpoint to attend Friday prayer of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque, in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Photo: Reuters

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May 31, 2018

Valerie Le Grande serves food to some of the visitors to the weekly community meal organized by Intercession Episcopal Church and Redeemer Lutheran Church, which worship together as Beloved Community in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal News...

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