Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Presiding Bishop to Visit St. Paul's Memorial, Charlottesville

Join us as we celebrate our Centennial at St. Paul’s Memorial Church with our special guest

The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori

Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church

Jan. 29-31, 2010

A full weekend of activities is planned for the Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori in Charlottesville on Jan. 29, 30 and 31 as she helps St. Paul's Memorial begin a year-long celebration of 100 years of ministry at the University of Virginia.

Friday, Jan. 29 - The Canterbury University Fellowship will host the presiding bishop at a talk entitled "The Episcopal Church in the Global Community." Bishop Jefferts Schori is the first and only woman to head one of the 38 national provinces of the Anglican Communion. A former oceanographer, Bishop Jefferts Schori is committed to the Episcopal Church's mission priorities, including the Millennium Development Goals to end world and domestic poverty and climate change. Professor Margaret Mohrmann will moderate this session. Open to the public, seating is limited. 4 p.m. in the dome room in the Rotunda of the University of Virginia.

Friday, Jan. 29 - Bishop Jefferts Schori will join youth groups from Region XV for a potluck supper. Attendance limited to teens and their leaders. Contact St. Paul's at 434-295-2156.

Saturday, Jan. 30 - St. Paul's will host a dinner to celebrate their centennial, with the presiding bishop as the guest of honor. 5:30 p.m. at Alumni Hall. Cost is $35/person. Call St. Paul's for reservations, 434-295-2156.

Sunday, Jan. 31 - Bishop Jefferts Schori will be the celebrant and preacher at the 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. morning worship services. All are welcome

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