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Wednesday Mailbag for April 9, 2014

April 9, 2014

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REMINDER 103-104 TAX FILINGS
Annually each church must file Forms 103 and 104 (Business Tangible Personal Property Return), which may be obtained from your Township Assessor. These forms must be filed no later than May 15, 2014.  We ask that all congregations obtain a receipted copy at the Assessor's office upon filing and send a copy of it to the Diocesan Office, attention Kim Smith smith(at)indydio.org. If you have added on to your building or purchased property in the past year you would also need to file a form 136. You may pull the forms from the state web site at http://www.in.gov/dlgf/4971.htm. We have not received hard copies in the past few years but our paper reminder arrived last week.

PATHWAYS TO VITALITY WRAPUP
An all day event (9 a.m.–5 p.m.) at St. Matthew's, Indianapolis, May 10thDetails are in the works! 

HOLY CURRENCIES!
Register now for Holy Currencies: Six Blessings for Missional and Sustainable Ministries Diocesan Leadership Day to be held April 26, at St. Paul's, Indianapolis.

Register at: https://2014episcopal.theregistrationsystem.com/en/1975. This gathering is for all people who care about their parishes and our diocese including: Executive Council, Standing Committee, Commission on Ministry, Deacons, Priests, Women's Groups, Re-Imagining Task Force, Diocesan Staff, Wardens and Vestry members. The program will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. To learn more about these events go to: www.indydio.org ---events!  Clergy, please click here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/laghl30he2vaq01/Holy%20Currencies%20Clergy%20Conference%20Promo%20Flyer.pdf.

2014 CONFIRMATION SCHEDULE                                                  

Deanery Date Candidates
meet with
Bishop Cate
Time of
Liturgy
Northwest
Host: St. Andrew's Greencastle
Wednesday, 
April 23
5 p.m. 6 p.m.
Southeast
Host: St. Paul's New Albany
Saturday,
May 10
10 a.m. 11 a.m.
Northeast
Host: St. Luke's Shelbyville
Saturday,
May 17
10 a.m. 11 a.m.
North Central
Host: Holy Family Fishers 
Saturday,
May 17
4 p.m. 5 p.m.
South Central
All Diocesan Ascension Day
Host: Christ Church Cathederal 
Thursday,
May 29 
6:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
Mid Central
Host: Trinity, Indianapolis 
Saturday,
May 31
10 a.m. 11 a.m.
*Southwest
Host: St. John's Mt Vernon 
Sunday,
June 22
4 p.m. 5 p.m.

 * Southwest was first scheduled Saturday May 3

LET THE LIGHT SHINE
We are still in the dark as to who are senior wardens, clerks, junior wardens vestry members, convention delegates and alternates for these churches: (Please send The Certification of Wardens and Leaders 2014 form as required by canons. The form is at /diocese2012/find-resource/forms/ 

  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • Church of the Nativity
  • Episcopal Campus Ministry Indiana University
  • Grace Church\Peace
  • Sharing co-op St. James
  • Sharing co-op St. Paul's
  • Sharing co-op St. Luke's
  • St. Alban's
  • St. Andrew's
  • St. David's
  • St. Francis-in-the-Fields
  • St. George's
  • St. John's, Bedford
  • St. John's, Lafayette
  • St. John's, Speedway
  • St. John's, Washington
  • St. Luke's, Cannelton
  • St. Mark's
  • St. Mary's
  • St. Michael's
  • St. Paul's, Columbus
  • St. Paul's, Evansville
  • St. Philip's
  • St. Stephen's, Elwood
  • St. Stephen's, New Harmony
  • Trinity, Indianapolis
  • Trinity, Lawrenceburg 

DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER 

April 13, Palm Sunday
St. Mark's, Plainfield
The Rev. Kirsteen Wilkinson

FUTURE EVENTS

  • Media Monday on Social Media Marketing WebEx web conference with Meredith Gould, April 7, 6 p.m.-7 p.m.
  • Diocesan Leadership Day–Holy Currencies: April 26, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Paul's, Indianapolis
  • Spring Clergy Conference, April 28–30, at Waycross (Deans meeting follows)  
  • TENS Conference, June 6–7, Atlanta, GA
  • Episcopal Youth Event: July 9–16, Philadelphia, PA (by application only) 9th-12 grades.
  • Fall Ember Day Gathering, September 11, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., Interchurch Center (Deans meeting at 3 p.m.)
 
  • Diocesan Convention, October 23–25, hosted by Grace Church, Muncie
  • Advent Ember Day, December 11, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., Interchurch Center

Past Issues

Wednesday Mailbag for April 9, 2014

REMINDER 103-104 TAX FILINGS, HOLY CURRENCIES, 2014 CONFIRMATION SCHEDULE, PATHWAYS TO VITALITY WRAPUP, LET THE LIGHT SHINE, DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER, FUTURE EVENTS

Wednesday Mailbag for April 2, 2014

HOLY CURRENCIES EVENTS (LAY AND ORDAINED) REGISTRATION NOW OPEN, SHARE THE LOVE WITH SOUTH SUDAN UPDATE, NEEDED: PART-TIME YOUTH DIRECTOR TRINITY, BLOOMINGTON, INVITATION FROM EPISCOPAL WOMEN'S MINISTRIES, HOOSIER SENIOR WARDEN, INVITATION FROM ST. JOHN'S, LAFAYETTE---COMMUNITY PRAYER SERVICE, NEEDED: PART-TIME CHILDREN'S DIRECTOR, MEDIA LEARNING OPPORTUNITY COMING UP SOCIAL, DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER, FUTURE EVENTS

Wednesday Mailbag for March 26, 2014

HOLY CURRENCIES EVENTS (LAY AND ORDAINED) REGISTRATION NOW OPEN, SHARE THE LOVE WITH SOUTH SUDAN UPDATE, INVITATION FROM EPISCOPAL WOMEN'S MINISTRIES, INVITATION FROM ST. JOHN'S, LAFAYETTE---COMMUNITY PRAYER SERVICE, PAROCHIAL REPORTS, WAYCROSS SUMMER PROGRAMS EARLY REGISTRATIONS, POOR LEAR (ADAPTATION OF SHAKESPEARE'S KING LEAR) AT ST.PAUL'S, NEW ALBANY BENEFITS EFHN, NEEDED: PART-TIME CHILDREN'S DIRECTOR, 'TIS NICE TO KNOW WHO DOES WHAT IN YOUR CONGREGATION!, TWO SOCIAL MEDIA LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES COMING UP, DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER, FUTURE EVENTS

Wednesday Mailbag for March 19, 2014

THE REV. DREW KLATTE CELEBRATION, SHARING LOVE WITH SOUTH SUDAN UPDATE, HOLY CURRENCIES EVENTS (LAY AND ORDAINED) REGISTRATION NOW OPEN, INVITATION FROM EPISCOPAL WOMEN'S MINISTRIES, INFORMATION FROM WAYCROSS–EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION FOR CAMP, DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER, FUTURE EVENTS

Wednesday Mailbag for March 12, 2014

Sharing Love With South Sudan Updage, St Pat's Pizza and Pin Stapling Party This Monday, March 17, Noon, in the Diocesan Office for the First 12 Who Reply!, We Will be Calling Parishes This Week To Check on Who Still Needs Pins or Who Needs More, Parochial Reports, Director of Communications Opening, Holy Currencies Events (Lay and Ordained) Registration Open, Invitation from Episcopal Women's Ministeries, Thanks To..., Diocesan Cycle of Prayer, Future Events

Wednesday Mailbag for March 5, 2014

Sharing Love with South Sudan Update, Clergy Ember Day Registration Now Open, Report from The Field: Tens Webcast 2013, Information from St. Thomas, Franklin, Holy Currencies Events (Lay and Ordained) Registration Now Open, Safeguarding Administrator, Diocesan Cycle of Prayer, Future Events

Wednesday Mailbag for February 26, 2014

Sharing Love with South Sudan, Clergy Ember Day Registration Now Open, You're Invited–Ordination to the Diaconate, We Approve This Message, Information from St Thomas, Franklin, Media Monday Remember, Diocesan Cycle of Prayer, Future Events

Wednesday Mailbag for February 19, 2014

FIFTH ANNUAL VESTRY COLLEGE AT WAYCORSS FEBRUARY 21 AND 22, PATHWAYS TO VITALITY MEETING FEBRUARY 22, SHARING LOVE WITH SOUTH SUDAN, CLERGY EMBER DAY REGISTRATION NOW OPEN, YOU'RE INVITED---ORDINATION TO THE DIACONATE, DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER, FUTURE EVENTS

Wednesday Mailbag for February 12, 2014

PAROCHIAL REPORT 2013, FIFTH ANNUAL VESTRY COLLEGE AT WAYCROSS FEBRUARY 21 AND 22, PATHWAYS TO VITALITY MEETING FEBRUARY 22, STEWARDSHIP CONFERENCE, ATLANTA, SHARING LOVE WITH SOUTH SUDAN KICKS OFF, YES, IT IS TIME TO REFRESH, DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER, FUTURE EVENTS

Wednesday Mailbag for February 5, 2014

DAY OF PRAYER FOR SOUTH SUDAN, VESTRY COLLEGE 2014 FEBRUARY 21–22, UNITED THANK OFFERING REMINDER, WHEN THERE'S WEATHER... THERE'S WEBEX, INFORMATION FROM INHEM, FORM FOR REPORTING WARDENS, VESTRY AND OTHER POSITIONS, DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER, FUTURE EVENTS

Wednesday Mailbag for January 29, 2014

VESTRY COLLEGE 2014 FEBRUARY 21-22, MEDIA MONDAY ON SOCIAL MEDIA FEBRUARY 3, WHEN THERE'S WEATHER... THERE'S WEBEX, INFORMATION FROM INHEM, FORM FOR REPORTING WARDENS, VESTRY & OTHER POSITIONS, PLANNED GIVING IN A BOX, DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER, FUTURE EVENTS

Wednesday Mailbag for January 22, 2014

YOU'RE INVITED: THE RENEWAL OF MINISTRY, MEDIA MONDAY ON SOCIAL MEDIA FEBRUARY 3, WHEN THERE'S WEATHER... THERE'S WEBEX, INVITATION FROM DAUGHTERS OF THE KING - EPIPHANY CHAPTER, DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER, FUTURE EVENTS

Wednesday Mailbag for January 15, 2014

LAST CALL: PLANNED GIVING IN A BOX, PATHWAYS MEETING THIS SATURDAY, INVITATION FROM ST. FRANCIS, ZIONSVILLE, YOU'RE INVITED: THE RENEWAL OF MINISTRY, CHECK LIST OF FORMS TO FILE FOR 2014, DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER, FUTURE EVENTS

Wednesday Mailbag for December 18, 2013

Empower Your Parish's Mission & Ministry, Check List of Forms to File for 2014, Holiday Schedule for Your Diocesan Office, Diocesan Cycle of Prayer, Future Events

Wednesday Mailbag for December 11, 2013

Press Release from Craine House, Job Opening from Trinity, Indianapolis, Information from Exodus, Diocesan Cycle of Prayer, Future Events

Wednesday Mailbag for December 4, 2013

Craine House Newsletter, End of Year Financial Opportunities, Invitation from Christ Church Cathedral, You're Invited: Ordination to Priesthood, 2014 United Thank Offering Grant Focus and Criteria, Lay Eucharistic Visitor Training, Diocesan Cycle of Prayer, Future Events

Wednesday Mailbag for November 27, 2013

2013 Parochial Reports, You're Invited, 2014 United Thank Offering Grant Focus and Criteria, Next Media Monday is this Monday, December 2, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., St John's Lafayette, Offers Advent Quiet Day, Lay Eucharistic Visitor Training, Diocesan Cycle of Prayer, Future Events

Wednesday Mailbag for November 20, 2013

HOUSING RESOLUTIONS FOR 2014, 2014 UNITED THANK OFFERING GRANT FOCUS AND CRITERIA, LAY EUCHARISTIC VISITOR TRAINING, DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER, FUTURE EVENTS

Wednesday Mailbag for November 13, 2013

EPISCOPAL YOUTH EVENT APPLICATIONS OPEN, HOUSING RESOLUTIONS FOR 2014, 
2014 UNITED THANK OFFERING GRANT FOCUS AND CRITERIA, DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER, FUTURE EVENTS

Wednesday Mailbag for November 6, 2013

EPISCOPAL YOUTH EVENT APPLICATIONS OPEN, DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER, FUTURE EVENTS

Wednesday Mailbag for October 30, 2013

LAY EUCHARISTIC VISITOR TRAINING, OPEN ENROLLMENT REMINDER, POSITION OFFERED, INFORMATION FROM WAYCROSS, JOIN US FOR MEDIA MONDAY---THIS COMING MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 7 p.m.-8 p.m. INDY TIME, LIVE VIA WEBBEX, DEADLINE TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, FOR NOVEMBER'S THE GATHERED COMMUNITY E-NEWS, DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER, FUTURE EVENTS

Wednesday Mailbag for October 23, 2013

OPEN ENROLLMENT REMINDER, INFORMATION FROM GLOBAL MISSION, POSITION OFFERED, INVITATION FROM ST. PAUL'S, JEFFERSONVILLE–150 ANNIVERSARY OF THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS, INFORMATION FROM WAYCROSS, DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER, FUTURE EVENTS

Wednesday Mailbag for October 16, 2013

MODEL NOTICE TO ALL EMPLOYEES (NEW WITH THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT)
, YOUTH FALL CONFERENCE, CONVENTION IS ALMOST HERE..., LAY EUCHARISTIC VISITOR TRAINING, FLU VACCINATIONS AVAILABLE AT DIOCESAN CONVENTION, CHURCHNEXT ONLINE LEARNING, LIVE WEB CONFERENCE OPPORTUNITIES COMING UP IN THE DIOCESE How Your Parish Can Host a Community Information Session on the Affordable Care Act , November Media Monday Topics are Twitter and reaching youth through social media, DONATIONS TO GLOBAL MISSION PARTNERS, POSITION OFFERED, DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER, FUTURE EVENTS

Wednesday Mailbag for October 09, 2013

FEMA GUIDE FOR DEVELOPING EMERGENCY OPERATIONS PLANS FOR HOUSES OF WORSHIP, YOUTH FALL CONFERENCE, ORDINATION TO THE DIACONATE, THURSDAY NIGHT DIOCESAN CONVENTION SUPPER BENEFITS BOR AND BRASILIA, FLU VACCINATIONS AVAILABLE AT DIOCESAN CONVENTION, YOU'RE INVITED: NOVEMBER 4 "MEDIA MONDAYS" FEATURES DISCUSSION ABOUT TWITTER AND YOUTH-PREFERRED COMMUNICATION TOOLS, POSITION OFFERED, DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER, FUTURE EVENTS

Wednesday Mailbox for October 2, 2013

YOUTH FALL CONFERENCE, INFORMATION FROM CENTER FOR YOUTH MINISTRIES, PATHWAYS TO VITALITY CATCHUP EVENING, DIOCESAN CYCLE OF PRAYER, FUTURE EVENTS

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