Webinar Recordings

As we practice physical distancing in this time, let us look for opportunities to connect and build community in other ways. 

Leading Beyond the Blizzard

October 20th - Justice - Bishop's Book Club Living Into God's Dream: Dismanting Racism in America by Catherine Meeks.

October 13th - Faithful Innovation with the Rev. Kerri Meyer of Good Courage Farm

October 6th - Discipleship with the Rev. Jay Sidebotham of RenewalWorks

September 22nd - Bishop's Book Club: Jesus & the Disinherited by Howard Thurman.

September 15th - Online Convention 101

September 8th - Check-in as the program-, school-, and election seasons heat up. 

September 1st - Courage with Leaderwise 

August 25th - The Rev. Gretchen Roeck led us in a conversation about James Cone's The Cross and the Lynching Tree, book 2 of the Bishop's book club. Due to a recording snafu, please see Gretchen's presentation here and the Bishop's powerpoint slides here

August 18th - The Bishop previewed the newly updated ECMN Phases of Re-Gathering Document. You can find the powerpoint slides from the sesion by clicking here.

August 11th - Hebrew Bible scholar Melissa Tubbs Loya leads a conversation on the ancient practice of lament. See the exercise worksheet here

August 4th - A discussion with LeaderWise on the topic of resilience for those in helping professions

July 21st - A discussion about James Baldwin's book, "The Fire Next Time"

July 14th - George Thompson & Linda Finney spoke with us about Holy Trinity's Community Conversations series.

July 7th - Grief and Loss with LeaderWise

June 23rd - Outdoor Gatherings now a part of Phase 1.5 Provisions

June 9th - Creating Sacred Space Online with Christine Luna Munger

June 2nd - Stephanie Spellers and members of the Presiding Bishop's Staff joined us to talk about how to move forward in addressing systemic racism.

May 26th - Children and Youth ministry during the pandemic

May 19th - An Update on the Pandemic and Phase 1.5 of the ECMN Re-Gathering Plan

Pastoral Care for the Sick and Dying  

Click here to watch a recording of the webinar discussing the new guidelines for pastoral care for the sick and dying.

Information about the CARES Act

The Bishop, Treasurer and Vice-President of ECMN Council provided more information about these provisions of the CARES Act, and how faith communities can access these funds. Click here to watch this webinar.

Other Gatherings

March 20th - Community Engagement Meet-Up. While a recording is not available, please see the notes.

March 18th - Pastoral Care Conversation with Faith Leaders 

Tuesdays with the Bishop 

Find links below to recordings of past webinars.

May 12th - An update on the next phase of gathering and discussion.

May 7th - An update on the extended Stay at Home order, and upcoming resources for leaders. Click here for the powerpoint presentation used during this webinar.

April 28th - An update on numbers, and discussing phased reopening. 

April 21st - looking at current numbers; contemplating a plan for reopening

April 14th - review of Pastoral Care practices and sharing of Easter Joys

April 7 - off for Holy Week

March 30th - holy week recommendations and an introduction to the CARES act

March 24th - ECMN events and planning for emergency responses

March 13th - an overview of initial recommendations and situation update

Episcopal Relief and Development

ERD has offered weekly webinars. Click here to watch or listen to past webinars on addressing isolation during quarantine and a ministerial response to COVID-19. 

The CEEP Network

This network has offered several useful webinars on various topics, including Communications in the Time of COVID-19, Parish administration in an evolving time, and resource to support church fundraising. You can watch these archived webinars on their youtube channel by clicking here.