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Join our online campaign Serving Those In Need, to provide for the basic human needs of youth, families and the homeless in Southeast Florida!

You are invited to support Episcopal Charities by becoming a Friend Raiser! Raise money for your favorite church outreach program, and — at the same time — compete with other Episcopal Congregations to see who can raise the most!

It’s easy and fun — and at the same time you are raising money to help the poor in our communities, raise awareness of our outreach programs and the tremendous needs of the underserved here in Southeast Florida.

>Click on this link to open the Campaign Home page

Learn Tools of Outreach Ministry Online!

We've posted videos of some of our Outreach University workshops for you to view individually or with your program group!
Topics include:

  • Work Smarter, Not Harder
  • Avoiding Burnout in  Ministry [in English AND Spanish]
  • Effects of Trauma on Adolescent Behavior – Working with Teens Aging out of Foster Care
  • How to Start a Mission-Oriented Young Adult Group in your Congregation

Take a look today!

View Online Workshops:
>Click here to go to Outreach University workshops

2014 BHN Grants

2014 Basic Human Needs Grants are listed under
GRANT APPLICATIONS. Congratulations to all our Program Partners!

In 2014, Episcopal Charities will continue to offer 7 Small Grants of $1,000 or less to assist start up basic human services programs. We have expanded this grant program to include new or enhanced programs serving the homeless, seniors, youth and teen programs in addition to feeding.
>Click here for more information

 

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Episcopal Charities of Southeast Florida Welcomes You

 

The poor and needy have been granted $1.9 million in aid as support from Episcopal Charities since 2000.
>Learn more about our work

Southeast Florida isn't just a haven for the retired and wealthy. Sadly, there are literally thousands of needy families that desperately require daily help and support. Young families, the elderly and those less fortunate receive a hot meal, a bag of groceries, medical assistance, clothing and shelter through Episcopal Charities Partners.

 
 

Dear Friends,

To Register for any Episcopal Charities Workshop, Roundtable, or Class, please email EC Business Director Deacon Carol Carson at Carol@ecsefl.org. It’s that easy!!

Need information about events?
All information about our upcoming events can be found by clicking here.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you!

 
 

EC SUNDAY IS JANUARY 26, 2014!

 

Bishop Frade has proclaimed Third Epiphany, January 26, 2014, as Episcopal Charities Sunday, and has asked congregations to take a special offering to support our mission and ministry in the Diocese.

Congregations and congregational Messengers will receive EC Sunday materials for your use in the next day or so . . . please support Episcopal Charities and help make this year our most successful one ever!
>Click here to read the Bishop's letter.

The Rev. Donna Dambrot, President and Executive Director, and EC staff are available to join your EC Sunday and speak about our work from the pulpit, at coffee hour or at an adult forum . . . we would be honored to be present! Email Donna at donna@ecsefl.org for more information!

 
 

Episcopal Charities Offering "Beyond the Walls: Outreach Ministry Development, Management and Funding" Certificate Program

We are pleased to announce that beginning with the Spring semester, students may view the classes online!
> Click here to see the exciting curriculum!

Episcopal Charities has partnered with The Diocesan School for Christian Studies to offer a 16-session, one year certificate program for anyone involved with, or feeling called to participate in, congregational outreach ministries. This soup-to-nuts program will offer professionals in the field teaching the broad array of topics that will allow students to develop, implement, fund, and successfully maintain their basic human services programs. Classes meet on the school schedule — every other Saturday during the semester in the afternoon. The full certificate cost is $125 per semester. Individual classes may be taken for $35 each.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR CLERGY AND LAY INDIVIDUALS NOT STUDYING AT THE DIOCESAN SCHOOL THROUGH THE EPISCOPAL CHARITIES WEBSITE FOR OUR CERTIFICATE PROGRAM BEYOND THE WALLS: OUTREACH MINISTRY DEVELOPMENT, MANAGEMENT AND FUNDING.
Note: Students enrolled in The Diocesan School for Christian Studies will register for this class as part of their school registration process.

To register:
[1] Email The Rev. Donna Dambrot at donna@ecsefl.org stating that you are registering for the Certificate Program. In the Subject Area of the Email, state "Program Enrollment".

[2] > Click here to pay your tuition online online, noting in the box  "Certificate Tuition". This page takes payment by credit card or check.

Tuition:
Entire Certificate Program: $125 per semester [$250 for entire program, payable by semester if preferred].

Take an individual class for $35. Note which class or classes you are enrolling in the payment page box.

You will receive confirmation of your registration and tuition payment. We look forward to seeing you in class!

For more information, please contact The Rev. Donna Dambrot at Donna@ecsefl.org.

 
 

Our Stewardship Gift to Our Congregations . . .

Episcopal Charities is pleased to offer a gift of a TENS [The Episcopal Network for Stewardship] one-year Diocesan membership to all congregations. Clergy — be on the lookout for your letter with password to access the full resources TENS provides, including a new and complete Stewardship Program for your congregation!

TENS

 
 
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

We've Moved Our Offices!

You can now find us at the Ministry Center building of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church,
1750 E Oakland Park Blvd Oakland Park, FL 33334. Many thanks to Fr. Bob Trache, Rector of St. Mark’s, its Vestry and People for partnering with Episcopal Charities to do great ministry!

 
 

GRAB A SHOPPING CART AND HELP OUR LOCAL COMMUNITIES!

Go shopping with Episcopal Charities to support enhanced funding for our program partner feeding programs and those programs serving infants and young children. The need is great, the shopping is easy and fun!

Click on a link below to begin helping:

Supermarket
Have fun while helping to feed the hungry.
Directions:
Enter our supermarket and click on the grocery items to fill up your shopping cart! Its so much fun we know youll want to keep shopping!

>Enter Episcopal Charities Market Now!

Shop and help our local communities

Baby Goods Warehouse
And you can also help families care for their infants and young children by shopping in our warehouse. Our program partners are in desperate need of baby goods for those we serve.

>Enter Baby Goods Warehouse


Baby Store

 

Has your congregation held its EC Sunday yet?

Your special offering supports our work in developing, assisting, and funding outreach throughout the Diocese that feed the hungry, educate youth, serve our seniors, and provide assistance to the sick.
> Donate Now!

 
 

Your Episcopal Charities in Spanish

Episcopal Charities of Southeast Florida now in Spanish

Organizaciones Caritativas Episcopales . . . Potenciando a los feligreses . . . Transformando vidas

Episcopal Charities is committed to reaching out to the cultural diversity in our Diocese. We are in the process of rolling out information in Spanish and Creole. Please see our Spanish page by clicking Español.

   
   
 
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Our Vision?
100 New Outreach Ministries by 2015

Episcopal Charities Also:

  • Provides grants for start-up ministries
  • Provides workshops to
    enhance outreach
  • Conducts planned giving and endowment seminars for Diocesan congregations

Episcopal Charities
Also Administers the:

  • Diocesan Human Needs Outreach Fund
  • Blair and Agnes Smith Charity Fund for healthcare, feeding,clothing or shelter of needy children and elder in
    our Diocese
  • Littell Trust to provide financial aid to those in need of senior living care

Planned Giving for Congregations

A sound financial congregational plan can assure that your community of faith will live on in the generations to come, and that your congregational life together will continue.

Episcopal Charities offers resources and assistance to congregations interested in developing Heritage and Planned Giving societies, and to individuals seeking to make a financial gift to the church. For more information contact us!

Our planned giving page offers interactive tools for individuals to immediately see how various types of financial gifts can generate tax savings, and offers up-to-date reports on the legal aspects of estate and gift planning. Take a look today!

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