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3rd Annual ECCT Spring Training & Gathering March 21st

posted Feb 2, 2015, 7:44 PM by Trinity Vestry
3rd Annual Spring Training & Gathering

Saturday, March 21, 2015
9am - 4pm

Lincoln Middle School
164 Centennial Avenue
Meriden, CT 06450

Join other Episcopalians from across Connecticut and enjoy a day of fellowship, learning, prayer and fun. All are welcome - from people in the pew and vestry members to parish leaders and staff. (And for those vestries attending this event as your annual retreat, materials created especially for you are available!)


Coffee, tea, morning refreshments and lunch provided. 

Admission *
  • Early Sign Up (until 2/20):  $15
  • Late registration (until 3/5): $25
  • Walk-ins (space permitting): $35

Registration closes March 5 or when full (whichever comes first)  


*ECCT Convention budget underwrites Spring Training & Gathering. Admission fees help defray hospitality costs and are non-refundable.

New This Year:
  • An abridged Opening Session, which allows you to attend three 90-minute workshops
  • A broad selection of workshops
  • A Closing Session that includes a liturgical component

Click here for a PDF of the workshop descriptions or view the offering by category on the ECCT Spring Training website 

  • New workshops on Passion & Call: Learn to tap into your deep joy and how to create and gaze at art as a form of spiritual discipline and worship.
  • New workshops on Wholeness & Wellness: learn how to identify and avoid burnout, address problematic behaviors in Christian Communities, and sustain a healthy conversation with youth about human sexuality.
  • New panels and collaborative discussion: discover best practices from a panel of subject matter experts and each other in regard to Communications, Collaboration, and What's Working and What's Not in Similarly Sized Parishes.
  • Expanded offerings on leadership: explore the Wizard of Oz for management cues or learn how to prepare and respond when disaster strikes.
  • New social justice workshops: examine how to address hunger, violence, human trafficking and oppression.
  • Vestry & Treasurers: a variety of offerings, many updated, to meet your specific needs
Meet Our Subject Matter Experts:
  • Mr. Bruce Rockwell, Diocese of Western Massachusetts, leads our Stewardship Workshop
  • Ms. Darreby Ambler, Diocese of Maine, offers a workshop of discovery: Finding Your Deep Gladness
  • Familiar (and not so familiar) lay and ordained presenters from across ECCT
As in previous years, there will be a bookseller on site.

Eventbrite - Spring Training & Gathering

** Note: Facilitators & Panelists: Please use this link to register **


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