A Word from Bishop Skip for the Feast of St. Andrew the Apostle

Dear People of Eastern and Western Michigan, It seems appropriate that on this Feast of Saint Andrew the Apostle, and right on the cusp of Advent, that I send you a word of greeting in the name of our Savior, Jesus. It is with a grateful heart that I have accepted the invitation of each […]


2024 DIOCESAN CONFIRMATION SERVICES The Episcopal Dioceses of Eastern and Western Michigan plan to host four services of Confirmation, Reception, and Reaffirmation in 2024, the Rt. Rev. Skip Adams, assisting bishop, presiding. All are invited to join in celebrating and praying for the Church’s newest Episcopal leaders as part of these services and throughout this […]

Worship Leader Training 2024

Opportunities in 2024 for lay leaders seeking licensing Worship is a powerful place – a place that transforms and empowers. What we do when we gather is so much more than reciting words set down in an approved collection of liturgies. This is the place where we may find ourselves awakened by God and stretched […]

Bishop Skip Adams Returns as Assisting Bishop

Dear Courageous Disciples, Our dioceses are no strangers to engaging big questions together and taking on challenges. In early September, our bishop provisional was restricted from ministry and resigned from office. Our Joint Standing Committees once again took on the responsibility of the ecclesiastical authority of our dioceses. Since that moment, the people and communities […]


Saturday, December 2nd from 10 am – Noon via Zoom As Christians and as Episcopalians, our faith is deeply rooted in God’s love for all creation as proclaimed in scriptures and as expressed through our practice and worship. We are called to attend to the needs of both faith and creation. On Saturday, December 2nd […]


Welcome the Season with Joyful Anticipation! For most of us – especially children – the month of December is full of joyful expectation. We are people in search of hope and joy throughout the season of Advent. The season can be full of surprises and wonder. The story of Christmas is one full of anticipation; […]

Charge Youth Event 2023

A Youth Event for 6-9th Graders at the Great Wolf Lodge Episcopalians in 6th-9th grades from around our dioceses are invited to join our Lutheran neighbors from Living Water Ministries for a weekend of fellowship, prayer, fun and community at the Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City. The first wave of Generation Z is growing […]


Take a step in exploring how God may be calling you Have you ever felt a nagging deep inside, wondering about whether you may be called to ordained ministry? Have you been fighting that feeling? Have others in your life told you you should consider becoming a deacon or priest? Are you interested in exploring […]

Naucratius Hog Camp

March 6-10, 2024 in Clinton, Louisiana Join the Order of Naucratius for the second annual Hog Camp hunting retreat! We will immerse ourselves in the care of creation by learning ethical methods to hunt, butcher, process, and cook wild game from God’s abundance. Hog Camp is intentionally designed for a broad range of hunting skills. […]


October 11th, 5:30-8:30pm at Mediator, Harbert The Episcopal Church is known for being a strong voice on issues of social justice in the United States and throughout the world, speaking out for the stewardship of creation, the dignity of all human beings, and calling for an end to violence and hateful rhetoric. As we approach […]