Community Mission Appeal News

2018 CMA Grant Recipients

by the Rev. John Pitzer, CMA Committee Co-Chair Let Love Open the Door, was the theme this year for the Community Mission Appeal. CMA, is a grant program to assist specific ministries in the diocese who are in need of financial assistance. The funds are raised from churches throughout the diocese, and ministries are encouraged […]

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Community Mission Appeal Grant Recipients 2017

by the Rev. John Pitzer, CMA Chair Community Mission Appeal is a program where churches with specific ministries who are in need of financial assistance, go through the process of making application to the diocese. Once all the applications have been submitted, a committee gathers to determine what ministries will be awarded financial help, and […]

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Giving Mothers a Break at St. Mark’s

St. Mark’s, Harvey, is a Community Mission Appeal (CMA) grant recipient. Your donation to the CMA fund is helping churches, like St. Mark’s, provide important and life-changing community ministry. Click here learn more about CMA. Make a donation to the Community Mission Appeal by Yvonne James, Vestry Member, St. Mark’s The CMA Grant has allowed St. Mark’s […]

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Christ Church Parishioners Teach CEEP Students to Love One Another

Christ Church, Covington, is a Community Mission Appeal (CMA) grant recipient. Your donation to the CMA fund is helping churches, like Christ Church, provide important and life-changing community ministry. Click here learn more about CMA. Make a donation to the Community Mission Appeal About the Christ Episcopal Enrichment Program (CEEP) The Christ Episcopal Enrichment Program has served […]

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St. George’s Dragon Cafe: A place for food, fellowship, dignity, and love

St. George’s is a Community Mission Appeal (CMA) grant recipient. Your donation to the CMA fund is helping churches, like St. George’s, provide important and life-changing community ministry. Click here learn more about CMA. Make a donation to the Community Mission Appeal by Tom Forbes, long-term Dragon Café volunteer Dragon Café began after Hurricane Katrina, as a […]

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A Commitment to Collaboration

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Loving to Read at St. Augustine’s

St. Augustine’s is a Community Mission Appeal (CMA) grant recipient. Your donation to the CMA fund is helping churches, like St. Augustine’s, provide important and life-changing community ministry. Click here learn more about CMA.   by Ann Sale, Coordinator for STAIR at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Metairie Every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon, they raced into Byrd […]

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Reflection on Embracing the Community and the World

by Cecile Torbergsen, Devotions Chair, Episcopal Church Women of the Diocese of Louisiana The theme for today’s gathering is EMBRACE THE COMMUNITY AND THE WORLD (Matt. 25:35B – “I was a stranger and you welcomed me.”  Jesus said this to his listeners when they asked “When did we see you?”   Reading a little more of the […]

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God’s Cooking Pot

by the Rev. Craig Dalferes, St. Matthew’s, Houma Driving home from school the other day, my 10-year-old son, Joseph, was telling me about what he’s learning about the Solar System.  This led to a conversation about outer space, and about how vast the universe is.  I said something about how the whole thing is really […]

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Community Mission Appeal Grant Recipients Announced

The 2017 Grant recipients of the Community Mission Appeal have been announced. Thank you to everyone who gave to the Community Mission Appeal. The Community Mission Appeal exists in order to support the development and continuing strength of mission work at parishes throughout the Diocese. One hundred percent of your gift is helping our parishes […]

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Community Mission Appeal Grant Application Are Now Available- Due October 6

Community Mission Appeal Grant Applications are now available. More information can be found here:  https://www.edola.org/community-mission-grant/   Source: Community Mission Appeal Grant Application

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Show Your Love, March in Pride this Saturday

by Max Niedzwiecki, Integrity New Orleans This edited article reflects a corrected start time. The parade begins at 7:00 pm not 7:30  as previously stated. …The Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline. (2 Timothy 1:7) Whoever you are and however you describe yourself, you are invited to […]

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2016 CMA Renewal Grant Recipients Announced

As announced last November (see full announcement here), the Community Mission Appeal Committee and Bishop Thompson changed the grant cycle to align with the Annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana. In January, congregations that received a CMA grant in 2015 were invited to apply for a renewal grant equal to half of what they received […]

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Important Update on the Community Mission Appeal

The Community Mission Appeal Grant Committee and Bishop Thompson have made an important decision that affects the 2016 grant cycle of the Community Mission Appeal. It was decided to postpone the grant application period until September – October of 2016 so that it can once again be aligned with Diocesan Convention. The grant period was […]

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St. Paul’s Senior Center Holds Senior Prom

The St. Paul’s Senior Center, a ministry of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, New Orleans, offers a place for senior citizens to overcome the obstacles of growing older. This is achieved by developing a program that will holistically improve the quality of a senior’s life physically, mentally, and spiritually. The St. Paul’s Senior Center is a […]

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Grant Recipients of the Community Mission Appeal Announced at 178th Diocesan Convention

Grant recipients of the 2014 Community Mission Appeal were announced on February 27, 2015 during the 178th Annual Convention. Thank you to everyone who gave to the Community Mission Appeal- formerly known as the Bishop’s Annual Mission Appeal. The Community Mission Appeal exists in order to support the development and continuing strength of mission work […]

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