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Anti-Racism Training Register Now for October Anti-Racism Training Participants must attend all days: Friday, October 4, 5:30 to 9:00 PM Saturday, October 5, 8:30 to 4:30 PMSaturday, October 12, 8:30 to 4:30 PMSt. Stephen’s Church 180 Route 539, Whiting NJ 08759 Register by September 29: $50 ($250 for non-members of the Diocese), including meals or email email@example.com In 1967 The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. asked, “Where do we go from here, chaos or community?” Fifty years later The Most Reverend Michael B. Curry answered, “The opposite of community is unacceptable.” Register to participate in anti-racism training to learn about the sin of racism and help build the beloved community. The workshop’s approach emphasizes learning from history to understand systemic racism, confronting internalized racial oppression, and discussing actions to organize against the many forms of racism. Spanish/English/ASL interpretation available on request. Contact Logistics Coordinator Wendy Blackman (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions. Register NowFind out more »
A requirement for all those who work in the churches of our Diocese, especially those persons who work with children and youth. Leaders: The Reverend Carolyn A. Bradley, Deacon, Ph.D., LCSW, LCADC; The Reverend Catherine Esposito, Deacon; The Reverend Carol Ann Pepe, Deacon, LCSW, St. Luke’s, Metuchen, New Jersey; Ms. Kasi LeGrand, MSW, LCSW, Piscataway, New Jersey In this workshop, both sexual abuse of children and sexual exploitation and harassment of all persons are covered. This training is required every five years for clergy, wardens, employees, church personnel, lay Eucharistic visitors, and anyone regularly working with or around children or youth. For specifics, please refer to Respecting the Dignity of Every Human Being, which you can download as a PDF in English: here or in Spanish: aquí The morning session, from 9:00am to noon, deals with the sexual exploitation and harassment of all persons. The afternoon session, from noon to 3:30pm, deals specifically with the sexual abuse of children. Morning and afternoon sessions may be taken on the same day or on separate days, but both sessions must be taken. Sponsored by the Pastoral Response Team of the Diocese of New Jersey. Registration Register by the Tuesday prior to the workshop: register online or email email@example.com or phone Mary Anne Clisham, 609 394-5281, ext. 10. Those who have previously attended the workshop may do their training online by contacting Diocesan House for an ID and Password. Contact Ann Notte, 609 394-5281, ext. 41 or firstname.lastname@example.orgFind out more »
Should You Change Your Health Insurance? Diocesan Benefits WorkshopSaturday, October 5, 9:00 am to 1:00 pmTrinity Cathedral, TrentonRegister NowCan you afford to make the costly mistake of not reviewing your health insurance options? Are you skeptical of making a change? Cartoon Copyright by Jay Sidebotham A full 25% of Americans spend less that 5 minutes choosing their health plan and 90% simply stick with what they have. But do you know if your plan is providing the best coverage for you? Do you know if there might be a benefit to changing your plan? What are the hidden costs in your plan? Can you use your health insurance to save for future expenses?All this, and more, will be covered in the workshop. Check out the workshop flyer here to see all of the topics to be discussed.Find out more »
Bring your pet to Holy Trinity in South River for a blessing on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The blessing is offered in commemoration of the feast of St. Francis of Assisi. All pets will receive a certificate of blessing. Please tell a friend or neighbor. All creatures great and small are welcome! For more information please contact Deacon Brigitte Pincelli.Find out more »