In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee, we are delighted to announce two special in-person, diocesan-wide events that will take place later this summer and fall in advance of Diocesan Convention. Please save the dates!We are grateful to the members of the 40th Anniversary Committee for forming the shape and substance of these events. Convened by Bishop Phoebe Roaf, the 40th Anniversary Committee includes Emily Austin, the Rev. Sarah Cowan, Juan Fuentes, the Ven. Mimsy Jones, Susan Kenny, Elise Patterson, the Rev. Jeff Marx, Candice Walsh, Amzie Williams, and Clay Woemmel. Many thanks also to Bishop Don Johnson for serving as Advisor to the Committee.
Intergenerational Fun Day | Saturday, September 10 at St. Columba Episcopal Camp & Retreat Center (Memphis) https://edwtn.org/event/intergenerationalfunday/You are invited to a day full of fun, food, and fellowship at St. Columba with your diocesan family! This all-ages event will have something for everyone – everything from small group walks through the lush grounds of St. Columba, to high-adventure zipline, ropes course, or waterfront activities. Please click here to register:
Annual Harvest Eucharist & Luncheon | Saturday, October 22 at Immanuel Episcopal Church (LaGrange) https://edwtn.org/event/annual-harvest-eucharist-and-luncheon/Together with Bishop Phoebe, the people of Immanuel Episcopal Church in La Grange invite you to a special outdoor harvest Eucharist on Saturday, October 22. The Mother Church of the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee, Immanuel was founded in 1832 and was the first Episcopal church west of the Tennessee River. A luncheon will be served after worship. Space will be limited for this event, and registration will be required. Please click here to register:
The Annual Convention of the Diocese of West Tennessee | November 18-19 at Church of the Holy Communion (Memphis)This year’s annual Diocesan Convention is set for November 18-19 at Church of the Holy Communion (Memphis). Many thanks to Holy Communion and St. Mary’s Episcopal School for their hospitality in hosting this year. As of May 27, 2022, we are planning for a centralized in-person convention in 2022. However, we are actively monitoring COVID trends and will communicate any changes to this plan as they are finalized.