Connecting in and outside the diocese

I’m pleased that this edition of Connections is devoted to exploring who does what to move the mission of the diocese forward. Earlier this summer, as I was thinking about how I might contribute to this project...

Connecting with the bishop’s support staff

Staff are listed in alphabetical order. Executive staff are here. Giff Blaylock, CPA, CFP, CMA Controller/Accounting Manager gblaylock@diosohio.org In his part-time role, Giff provides direction t...

Connecting with the bishop’s executive staff

Sometimes referred to as the diocesan staff, the bishop’s staff works to connect available programs and resources to the congregations in the diocese. The staff works at the Jane E. Procter Memorial Dioc...

Connecting with the bishops

The Rt. Rev. Thomas E. Breidenthal Bishop Diocesan tbreidenthal@diosohio.org Bishop Breidenthal was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, the son of the late Leslie T. and Ruth Veach Breidenthal. He was raised ...

Connecting the dots: Becoming Beloved Community

We all know the kids’ activity of connect the dots. Following the numbers, connecting one to two, two to three, and finally you see the bigger picture. A new initiative that we will introduce at our annual conv...

Bridging community divides

In 2018, a core group of residents in Cincinnati's Westwood neighborhood, including the Rev. Mary Carson, rector of St. James, Westwood, and parishioner John Eby, began on a journey to be the catalyst for chang...

Cunliffe wins writing contest

Jake Cunliffe, a seminarian at Yale Divinity School and active member of Trinity, Columbus, was named the winner of a sermon/essay contest sponsored by the Ohio Council of Churches. As part of their 100th anniv...

Changes at Forward Movement

After 27 years of service as Director of Business Operations at Forward Movement, Jane Paraskevopoulos (left) has retired from her position effective August 30. Co-workers, family and friends gathered Aug. 22 t...

ECSF connects community ministries

Did you know that 12 congregations and 130 individuals from throughout the diocese financially support 20 other parishes in their ministries to the wider community? These dollars, and the hearts and hands of ne...