Diocesan Committees & Ministries
The work of the Diocese is supported by a number of committees and commissions. Some, like the Commission on Ministry, are mandated by the canons of the Episcopal Church. Others exist to address the specific needs and concerns of our Diocese and its members.
A Commission of Ministry (Commission) is mandated by the Canons of the Episcopal Church (Title III. Canon 2). Consisting of Priests, Deacons, and Lay Persons, the Commission is charged with th…
The Church Periodical Club provides gifts to our seminarians for books for their personal libraries and Forward Day by Day for the Women's Prison in Alderson, West Virginia and for the Highland Educational Project. For more information about the work of this ministry, please visit the CPC website or contact our Diocesan CPC representative, Debbie Ventura.
The Committee on Racism and Diversity (CORD) exists to support the Diocese of West Virginia, its parishes, committees, commissions, and related organizations in eliminating racism; encouraging cultural diversity; and recognizing and incorporating the diverse and enriching gifts of all races and cultures. CORD provides resources to assist in the discussion of these topics and prov…Read More »
Daughters of the King (DOK) is an order for women who are communicants of the Episcopal Church, or churches in communion with the Episcopal Church. Members promise to adhere to the Rule of Prayer by praying daily and the Rule of Service by working to extend God's Kingdom. DOK members assist their clergy in any way they can and wear the cross of the Order daily. DOK consists of se…Read More »
The United Thank Offering (UTO) is a ministry of The Episcopal Church for the mission of the whole church. Through UTO, individuals are invited to embrace and deepen a personal daily spiritual discipline of gratitude. UTO encourages people to notice the good things that happen each day, give thanks to God for those blessings and make an offering for each blessing using a UTO Blue…Read More »