Training Events

Throughout the year, staff members from the Episcopal Church Center participate in a number of training events. Some are presented by these offices, some by dioceses or other organizations. This list contains information about these events from the Congregational Development and Ethnic Congregational Development Offices available as of September 15, 2003. For additional information about these events, as well as others that will be added to the calendar later, look at our various web pages at

November 15

Equipping the Servants
A day filled with workshops
Trinity Cathedral and Diocesan offices in Trenton
Presented by the Diocese of New Jersey
Further Information: Diocese of New Jersey (609) 394-5281

December 2-5

Enough! Toward the Uncluttered Life
Sponsored by the Ecumenical Stewardship Center
Adam’s Mark – Riverwalk Hotel
San Antonio, Texas
Registration - $395, Hotel rate $89 for reservations made by October 28
Further Information:


February 28

25th Annual Stewardship Conference
Trinity Church, Fredericksburg, Virginia
Presented by the Diocese of Virginia
Further Information: Available after December 1
Diocese of Virginia, 1-800-DIOCESE (346-2373)

March 26-28

Sowing and Growing
Fifth Annual Province I Stewardship & Evangelism Conference
Registration: $150 before January 30; $175 thereafter
Hotel Conference Rate: $70/night single, $80/night double for reservations before March 6, 2004.
Further Information: Stewardship Office, Episcopal Church Center 1-800-334-7626. Copies of the brochure are available at Diocese of Massachusetts

April 17

Stewardship Conference, Arkansas
Presented by the Diocese of Arkansas
Further Information: Diocese of Arkansas
(501) 372-2168


April 24

Stewardship Conference, Northern Indiana
Presented by the Diocese of Northern Indiana
Further Information: Diocese of Northern Indiana
(574) 233-6489

April 28-30

North American Conference on Christian Philanthropy (NACCP)
Sponsored by the Ecumenical Stewardship Center
Adams Mark Downtown Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri
Registration: $395 with discounts for multiple participants from a congregation,
Hotel rooms - $100 a night
Further Information:


June 17 – 19

TENS International Leadership Conference
San Francisco, California
Presented by The Episcopal Network for Stewardship (TENS)
Further Information:

June 23 – 26

North American Stewardship Conference
“The Joy of Stewardship” A Guide to Generous Living
Crowne Plaza Toronto Don Valley, Toronto
Sponsored by the Ecumenical Stewardship Center
Further Information:


Inventing the Wheel
Annual gathering of stewardship leaders
Location and other details pending.