The Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut

Annual Spring Training & Gathering

7th Annual Spring Training & Gathering will be held Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at BERLIN HIGH SCHOOL, 139 Patterson Way, Berlin, CT  (*NOTE: This is a change in location from that previously announced.)

Join Episcopalians from across the Episcopal Church in Connecticut for a day of fellowship, learning, prayer and fun. All are welcome - people in the pews to vestry members to parish leaders and staff.

Workshop Categories: Christian Formation; Communication; Connecting & Collaborating; Essential Parish Operations; Leadership; Pastoral Care; Season of Racial Healing, Justice & Reconciliation (new in 2019); Social Justice & Advocacy; Spiritual Practices (new in 2019); Stewardship; Worship

Every workshop category contains at least one new workshop this year. Additionally, three workshops will be offered with Spanish translation, one during each workshop session. They are Collaboration: What's all this "Joining Jesus" really about?, Seasons of Grace, Seasons of Hope, and Latino Music Jam. The workshops being offered with Spanish Translation are listed in Italics on the Room Assignment Sheet.

Workshop Added to Line Up: Safe Church and Christian Community: New Policies & Training has been added to the workshops being offered.  You can read about it in the updated Workshop Booklet linked below.

For information on all of the workshops being offered at this year's event click on Spring Training & Gathering 2019 Workshop Booklet below.

Spring Training & Gathering 2019 Workshop Booklet Updated April 2019

Overview of the Day for ST&G 2019

Workshops with Room Assignments by Session for ST&G 2019

Map/Floor Plan Berlin High School 2nd Level - We are using the rooms and areas highlighted in yellow.

Spring Training & Gathering 2019 Flyer

Spring Training & Gathering 2019 Bulletin Insert

Vestry Materials for Spring Training. These materials are offered to assist vestries and other leaders maximize their experience and learnings when attending Spring Training & Gathering as a leadership team.

After you've attended Spring Training, please take a few minutes to complete our Electronic Evaluation. We welcome all feedback which assists us in future planning. Thank you!