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75th anniversary presentation webinar - june 2014

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75th anniversary presentation webinar - june 2014

  1. 1. 75th Anniversary Celebration
  2. 2. Invitation to the entire Church to participate: Believ e Inspire Empower ACTGive LOVE
  3. 3. Celebration Objectives Objective 1: Call together volunteers in an Honorary Committee and a Steering Committee to help guide the 75th Anniversary Celebrations and excite and motivate generous supporters. Objective 2: Engage the Episcopal Church in 75 weeks of celebration (2014-2015) that educates and builds awareness by bringing to life Episcopal Relief & Development’s work. Objective 3: Strengthen Episcopal Relief & Development’s capacity to fulfill its mission through a fundraising campaign with a goal of $7.5 million. Objective 4: Ensure ongoing support for Episcopal Relief & Development after the 75th Anniversary by developing a monthly giving program that provides $750K of annual support for the organization post-2015.
  4. 4. Honorary Committee Honorary Chair: Most Rev. Dr. Katharine Jefferts Schori, Presiding Bishop Honorary Co-Chairs: Right Rev. Frank T. Griswold, Presiding Bishop, Retired and Right Rev. Edmond L. Browning, Presiding Bishop, Retired Members: Select Bishops (US and International), Past and Current Leaders of organization and in the Church, Individuals with recognition beyond the Church Steering Committee Chair: Dr. Katherine George Members: Select Bishops, Clergy, Provincial Coordinators, Deans, Episcopal Church staff and leadership, Communicators, Supporters, and Others Initial conference calls held in January, 2014 Sub-Committees Initial meetings to be held during first quarter, 2014 Honorary and Steering Committees
  5. 5. 75th Anniversary – Sharing Our Stories
  6. 6. 75th Anniversary – Website Portal
  7. 7. 75th Anniversary – Photo Exhibition • Preview at Executive Council, June 10-12, 2014 • Church of the Nativity, Scottsdale, AZ • Video Presentation at Episcopal Youth Event, July 9- 13, 2014 • Villanova University, Philadelphia • Kick-off event, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, September 2014
  8. 8. Walk in Love Connecting the Programs of Episcopal Relief & Development to the Anglican Cycle of Prayer
  9. 9. 75th Anniversary Campaign Invest in our Future • Raise $7.5 million by 2015 • Support our core work • Share our impact and relevance • Celebrate as a body • Motivate, inspire and empower our volunteers • Engage new friends • Strengthen and expand our donor base
  10. 10. Campaign Areas 75th Anniversary • Help fight poverty, hunger and disease worldwide Carry the Water • Ensuring access to clean water by building water systems and promoting hygiene and sanitation Fast to Feed • Improving access to nutritious food by empowering families to raise healthy animals and employing sustainable agricultural practices Thrive to Five • Enabling children and families to best start in life through maternal health, malaria prevention and early childhood development programs Pennies for Prosperity • Opportunities for successful livelihoods by promoting micro- finance, vocational training and small business development
  11. 11. How to Get Involved Individuals can make a huge impact! • Give a special 75th gift • Become a monthly donor through our Sustainers Circle • Individuals to promote with friends and colleagues Churches and groups can make a bigger impact! • Plan a diocesan/ school wide celebration and campaign. • Talk to Joy to get started • Discuss the 75th with your Bishop/ Seminary Dean • Invite your congregational reps to support • Be creative!
  12. 12. Campaign & Educational Resources Visit us at www.episcopalrelief.org/75 • Our History • FAQ- Sheets • One Pagers- 75th & Campaign • Ideas for Fundraising • Prayers & Photos • Videos & Stories • Curriculum • Logos and graphic More to come this summer including bulletin inserts, display boards, buttons, etc.
  13. 13. 75th Anniversary Organizing You’re excited! We’re excited! Now what?? Opportunities to:  Build relationships  Build leadership and capacity  Build on strengths and assets  Invite people to join us!
  14. 14. • CELEBRATE: Our history and collective work. Thank people for their generosity & raise awareness about our work. • PRAY: For our partners and critical mission • LEARN: About our work through our 75 stories & Christian formation resources. Invite others! • ACT: Invest in our future and support our 75th Campaign Ways to Get Involved
  15. 15. Next Steps Expand your circle • Engage parish reps. Ask for ideas • Engage new audiences/ groups • Individuals for planning team Create Draft Plan • Joy can help with diocesan wide planning • Create draft plan (celebration/ campaign focus, committee structure/ timeline) • Meet with Bishop or Seminary Dean • Compliment efforts in diocese • Determine next steps
  16. 16. Questions?

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