Episcopal Church Ethnic Ministries, Virginia Theological Seminary sponsor international conference for seminarians of color

February 24, 2011

The four Episcopal Church Ethnic Ministries offices have teamed with Virginia Theological Seminary for a first-of-its-kind, three-day International Episcopal Seminarians of Color Conference, One Bread One Body.

The conference will be held March 15-18 at Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, Virginia.

More than 50 students from seven seminaries are expected to attend the event that is designed to foster renewal, camaraderie & community building.

Among the topics to be discussed are: Praxis of Ministry, Intercultural and Ecumenical Collaboration for Ministry; and new models and tools for congregational development.

Speakers include the Very Rev. Ian Markham, Dean of Virginia Theological Seminary, and Toni Daniels, Episcopal Church Co-Director for Mission.

Registration is available here: http://events.SignUp4.com/inescci.

For more information:

The Rev. Angela Ifill, Black Ministries Officer: aifill@episcopalchurch.org

The Rev. Fred Vergara, Asia American Ministries Officer: wvergara@episcopalchurch.org

Sarah Eagle Heart, Native America/Indigenous Ministries Officer: seagleheart@episcopalchurch.org

The Rev. Anthony Guillen, Hispanic/Latino Ministries Officer aguillen@episcopalchurch.org

The Episcopal Church welcomes all who worship Jesus Christ in 109 dioceses and three regional areas in 16 nations. The Episcopal Church is a member province of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

Virginia Theological Seminary: http://www.vts.edu

Episcopal Church Black Ministries: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/black

Episcopal Church Asian Ministries: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/asian

Episcopal Church Latino/Hispanic Ministries: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/hispanic

Episcopal Church Native American ministries: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/109407_ENG_HTM.htm

The Episcopal Church: www.episcopalchurch.org

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