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TENS 2013 Stewardship Conference

TENS 2013 Annual Stewardship Conference – Flourish in Faith

TENS 2013 Stewardship ConferenceDates: Friday, July 12, 2013 – 1:00pmSaturday, July 13, 2013 – 4:00pm

Location: The Episcopal Commons of Utah

NEW – Webcast Opportunity:

Salt Lake City too far too travel?  Consider attending via webcast while remaining right here in Vermont.  This the first year that TENS has provided an opportunity to learn and be inspired by Conference leaders via the web for a mere $75.00 
  REGISTER here for the Conference WEBCAST

Join us in worship led by The Rt. Rev. Scott Hayashi, Bishop, Episcopal Diocese of Utah and Emily Scott, Director of Family Music Ministries at the First Presbyterian Church in the City of New York and founder of St. Lydia’s, a dinner church in Brooklyn; plenaries led by Clif Christopher and The Rt. Rev. Bruce Caldwell, VIII Bishop of Wyoming; lively fellowship and choose from sixteen workshops that will engage attendees in the following topics:

 

  • Cultivating Faithful Giving (Giving as spiritual practice)
  • Tending the Stewardship Message (Social Media and mission-driven funding)
  • Tilling the Soil of Stewardship (clergy, vestry and leadership development)
  • Stewards in Bloom (stewardship formation in unique contexts)

Download the Conference flyer (PDF)

Registration

Register here for either conference or pre-conference or both

NEW! Register here for Webcast Downlink Registration

Visit The Episcopal Network for Stewardship (TENS) website for complete details.

 


 

Speakers

Cliff ChristopherClif Christopher, Keynote Speaker

“Once I had firmly grounded myself in stewardship theology, I would take a hard, practical look at myself. If I believe this, then am I living it? I would explore how I have responded to material possessions in my life and decide what needs to stay and what needs to go. I would specifically explore the role debt is playing in my life and whether it is scriptural or something I need forgiveness for and transformation with. I would get my own giving house in order around the theology I had come to believe is true.”

Bruce CaldwellBishop Bruce Caldwell, Keynote Speaker

“The Episcopal diocese of Wyoming, went about revitalizing the church in small communities with very limited financial resources. We experienced both the challenges and joys of a $60,000,000.00 gift. How do we manage resources so that they do not inhibit, but enhance the mission and ministry of the Church? How do we live with little, and how do we live with much?”

Emily ScottEmily Scott, Conference Musician

“I learned to read music as a small child, following along with the hymns in the church where I was raised. As a teenager, I continued to explore performance and music, compelled by the power of music to express that for which we cannot find words. Teaching music from the oral tradition, I’m able to connect with others through sight, gesture, and voice, equipping all the saints to use their voices to praise God, as they discover harmony, dissonance, pattern and rhythm — all those things that bind us together as the body of Christ.”

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