December 6, 2010
The Episcopal Church's Office for Transition Ministry, formally known as the Church Deployment Office, has developed a new tool for engaging its system.
The OTM Portfolio is meant for clergy who are seeking new ministry opportunities, lay persons pursuing a position in the church, and congregations and institutions looking for new leaders, according to a press release from the church's...
May 29, 2009
The Rev. Victoria Duncan has been named program officer for CDO (Church Deployment Office): Office for Transition Ministry in the Mission Leadership Center of The Episcopal Church.
The announcement was made by the Board for Church Deployment in partnership with the Rev. Margaret Rose, director of the Mission Leadership Center.
In her new role, Duncan will assist clergy, laity and congregations...
July 12, 2007
Rebecca McClain, executive director of national Church Deployment Office (CDO) will resign her position effective July 31 to become executive director of Godly Play and the Center for the Theology of Childhood.
As executive director of the Center for the Theology of Childhood, McClain will oversee the development of the Godly Play Foundation.
In her letter of resignation, McClain said,...
January 30, 2006
At the Church Deployment Office, the Rev. Rebecca McClain, along with deployment officers across the Episcopal Church, is writing - not the next chapter - but a whole new volume in the history of deployment in the Episcopal Church.
The CDO is charged with helping communities of faith, clergy and lay professionals discern their next call in ministry.
Among the plotlines of this next part of the...
October 5, 2004
Deployment Officers from 31 dioceses gathered in Niagara Falls, New York, October 2-5 for their biannual conference. Members say it is the oldest and largest conference of its kind, involving deployment officers from all of Provinces I and II, as well as portions of Provinces III, IV and V. In all. 38 dioceses comprise the group.
Helping congregations come to grips with economic realities,...