Prayers are asked for the repose of the soul of the Rev. Marcus Cunningham who died August 25, 2018. He was 55.
Marcus received a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay and an M.Div. from The University of the South (Sewanee) School of Theology. After being ordained priest in 2006 he served congregations in Ohio and Kansas. He was Rector of Trinity, Oshkosh and then Rector of St. Peter, Ripon and St. Mary Chapel, Wautoma. He served as Chaplain for various police forces.
Marcus had a passion for woodworking, traveling, watching movies, grilling out, and had a gift of talking to people, including strangers, and making people laugh.
His funeral will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, September 1, 2018, at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 217 Houston St., Ripon, WI, 54971. Bishop Matthew Gunter, assisted by Reverend Dr. Nicholas Myers, will preside. In lieu of flowers a memorial is being established in Father Marcus' name. Obituary here.
Give rest , O Christ, to your servant with your saints, where sorrow and pain are no more, neither sighing, but life everlasting.
Violence: Prepare, Respond, and Regroup for Faith Communities
Thursday, September 20
The Wisconsin Faith Community Nurse Coalition is offering a one-day event to enhance knowledge and resources regarding violence both in the community and in the congregation. The conference will be held at Aurora Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee. The morning will focus on bullying, domestic violence and physical violence including gun violence. The afternoon will concentrate on healing after events within the congregation. All will receive a certificate of participation and resources on these topics. Nurses will receive continuing nursing education credits. Multiple registrations from the same congregation will receive a $10 Visa card (per participant) after the conference.
Additional scholarships are available through Episcopal Health Ministries of $25 per participant for Episcopalians and those serving Episcopal congregations. Please contact Maryfran Crist FCN at firstname.lastname@example.org. Register here.
The St. John, New London's Order of St. Luke healing ministry is hosting a healing conference, "How to Live in the Power of Christ," September 22, 2018 from 8:30-3:00. Subtitles include: Praying in the Power of Christ's Faith; Living in the Power of Christ's Life; Healing in the Power of Christ's Love. Opportunity for healing prayer will also be offered.
The guest speaker is the Rev. Josh Acton, North American Director for the Order of St. Luke International Healing Ministry. He has been a pastor for 27 years at Anglican, Episcopal and Vineyard churches and is the spiritual leader for OSL.
Cost for attendance is $30, includes presentation, lunch and breaks. For more information about the healing ministry or to register, contact Jan Peskie 920-716-5757 or email@example.com. Register here.
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