Register for 2016 Clergy Conference

September 07, 2016

Clergy of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago are invited to the 2016 Clergy Appreciation Dinner and Conference October 16 - 18. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Canon Charles LaFond, Canon Steward at the Cathedral of Saint John’s in the Wilderness in Denver Colorado.  The Sunday evening Clergy Appreciation Dinner will be held at St. James the Less in Northfield and the Clergy Conference will take place at Techny Towers (2001 Waukegan Road, Techny IL 60082).

Please use the online form to register.  The deadline to register is October 1. 

For more information please contact Louisa McKellaston by phone (312-751-4214) or email.

More about the Rev. Canon Charles La Fond:

The Reverend Canon Charles LaFond  has taught stewardship design as guest faculty at Virginia Theological Seminary, is on the TENS (The Episcopal Network for Stewardship) Board of Directors and on the Advisory Council for the Episcopal Church’s Development Office. Charles is a frequent blogger at, writes a bi-monthly article on domestic spirituality and is the author of Fearless Church Fundraising found here on the spiritual and logistical underpinnings of stewardship and financial development in churches and religious organizations. Charles has been a member of the Executive Council of The Episcopal Church and its Executive Committee and is on the Presiding Bishop’s Advisory Council for the Episcopal Church Development Office and The Executive Council’s Joint Standing Committee on Local Mission and Ministry. Charles is also Priest Associate at The Church of the Good Shepherd in Nashua, New Hampshire and is Chaplain to the New Hampshire State Senate. Charles is a master potter in stoneware, Raku art and production pottery sold in two area art galleries and lives on a farm and apiary in the woods of New Hampshire with his Black Lab “Kai.”

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