Be sure to visit the Events Calendar for dates of meetings and other regular activities.
SC Bishops' Annual Prayer Service
January 17, 2019 The Fellowship of South Carolina Bishops invites everyone to its Annual Prayer Service on Thursday, January 17 at 6:30 pm at Vanderhorst Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 66 Hanover St. in Charleston. Bishop Skip Adams and our diocese are participants in this ecumenical fellowship of bishops from around South Carolina, whose focus is on improving public education in our state.
Bishop James B. Walker, Presiding Bishop of the Seventh Episcopal District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, will be the preacher. The service will be an invitation to prayer and action in support of public education. Find our more about the S.C. Bishops Public Education Initiative online at bishopseducation.com.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade
January 21, 2019 in Charleston Bishop Adams and representatives of the diocese, along with several churches, will march in the annual MLK Day Parade in downtown Charleston. It's part of an annual celebration of Dr. King is sponsored by the YWCA of Greater Charleston.
4th Annual Bishop's Lock-In
February 1-2, 2019 at Grace Church Cathedral, Charleston Middle and High School youth and adult church leaders are invited to a fun night of games, fellowship, and worship with Bishop Adams. Registration is $30 and includes dinner, breakfast, and a t-shirt. Scholarships are available. Details Details and registration here.
Absalom Jones Day at Voorhees College
February 12 at Voorhees College, Denmark, SC Voorhees remembers Absalom Jones, the first African American priest ordained in The Episcopal Church, at an annual service in historic St. Philip's Chapel.
Diocesan-wide Racial Reconciliation Training Day
February 28 at Middleton Plantation near Charleston This all-day event provides mandated training for all clergy, canonical and licensed, and for elected diocesan leadership, as mandated by Resolution B049 from General Convention 2000. Other lay leaders are also strongly encouraged and invited to attend. Please save the date; further details will be shared in early 2019.
Happening Weekend for Youth at Camp St. Christopher
March 1-2 at St. Christopher Camp & Conference Center, Seabrook Island High-schoolers (grades 9-12) are invited to this spiritual weekend for youth, led by youth. Find details here.
Clergy Renewal of Vows
Tuesday, April 2 This annual service, held during Lent, is a time for clergy to renew their Ordination Vows and includes the blessing of oils used for baptism and healing. Location and details will be shared in early 2019.
Annual Diocesan Clergy Conference
May 5-8 at Kanuga Episcopal Conference Center Clergy of the diocese will gather with Bishop Adams for this annual conference, held again this year at Kanuga near Hendersonville, NC. Details and registration information will be shared in early 2019.