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Coming Events Across the Diocese  
Thru MAY 31 - Exhibition: "Back to Life: Resurrection Reimagined"

St. Ann & The Holy Trinity, Bklyn

Thru OCT - Last Sunday of each month. Cancer Support Group, St. Paul's, Roosevelt

MAY 30 - Racism Awareness Program at the Mercer School

Required for all employees and lay leaders in the diocese.

MAY 30, 9 am to 3 pm - Flea Market at St. George's, Astoria

MAY 30, 10 am - Giant Garage Sale at St. Francis, North Bellmore

SAT MAY 30, 11 am - Baccalaureate Service Honoring 2015 High School Graduates

MAY 30-31 and JUN 6-7
*** THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED *** Sharing our Stories on Race, Faith & Justice, at St. Luke & St. Matthew, Brooklyn

Cancellation notice received from Tamara Plummer.

MAY 31, 1:30 pm - Information about immigration and emotional trauma / Sesión de información con Human Rights First / Christ Church, Brentwood

Info from the Rev. Alejandra Trillos

MAY 31, 2 pm - Ecumenical perspective: How to engage faith communities in the full life of parishes.

Presented by the Long Island Lutheran-Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue.

JUN 5, 7 pm - Penny Social at All Saints', Bayside

JUN 6, 10 am to 3 pm - Flea Market at St. Philip's, Dyker Heights

JUN 7, 10:30 am - 115th Anniversary Celebration and Luncheon at St. Philip's, Dyker Heights

JUN 7, 4 pm - Concert with the Christ Church Festival Chorus and Orchestra at Christ Church, Oyster Bay

JUN 7, 4 pm - Service of Healing & Prayer at Church of the Nativity, Brooklyn

JUN 12, 9 am to 4 pm - Planning for Tomorrow Conference at Mercer School of Theology

For clergy & lay employees and spouses.

JUN 13, 9:30 am - 3 pm - Strawberry Festival and Yard Sale, St. James Church in St. James, NY

JUN 13, 10 am to 2 pm - "ShredFest" 2015 at St. George's, Astoria

JUN 13, 10 am to 4 pm - Strawberry Festival at Zion, Douglaston

JUN 13 - Youth Fun Day & BBQ, Archdeaconry of Bklyn. At the M.S. 394 Playground.

JUN 13, 10 am to 3 pm - Yard Sale and Fish Fry at St. Patrick's, Deer Park

JUN 13 - 10 am to 4 pm - Strawberry Festival at Zion, Douglaston

JUN 13, 11 am to 3 pm - Community Health Fair at St. Paul's, Roosevelt

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Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society Shares Resources for World Refugee Sunday on June 20

Registration Opens for 2015 Annual Gathering of the North American Association for the Catechumenate

Keynote speakers: Paul Hoffman and Jessicah Duckworth

Video Profiles Released of the Presiding Bishop Nominees. / Los videos de los Nominados de Presidente Obispo ya están disponible

Pennsylvania clergy confront addiction, recovery at ‘Wellness Day’

The Episcopal Church PROVINCE II NEWS

Bp. Provenzano, Province II President

Kevin Eckstrom of RNS will become Chief Communications Officer for Washington National Cathedral in June

In Wake of Killings, Riots, Episcopal Churches Give Mother's Day a Special Focus

News from the Diocese of Washington

Nigerian Bishop Appointed Secretary General of the Global Anglican Communion

Bishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon

New resource for personal use from the Episcopal Church: Daily Prayer for All Seasons

The Church of England is actually holding up pretty well in an adverse market

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Development of a new and larger website is underway. Meanwhile, this interim website will keep up-to-date with news from parishes and organizations across the diocese as well as from Bishop Provenzano and diocesan ministries.

We welcome your parish news, website comments and suggestions.


Denise Fillion
Director of Communication
Office of Communication Ministry

Clergy and Lay Employees: Register Now for Planning for Tomorrow Conference

Financial Conference for employees and spouses.  June 12, 9 am to 4 pm at Mercer School of Theology.

June 18-20, Education for Ministry (EfM) Mentor Training

Registration now open.

REMINDER: Some parochial reports still are past due

PHOTOS from the Diocesan Absalom Jones Service

2015 Schedule of Diocesan CONFIRMATION SERVICES

BISHOPS' VISITATIONS at parishes - Now thru DEC 2015

Bishop Lawrence Provenzano and Bishop Chilton Knudsen.

Institution of the Rev. J. Christopher Ballard as Rector of Trinity-St. John's Church, Hewlett

RIP - Argentina Sutherland

RIP - Sheryl Lawson, sister of Noel Lawson and sister-in-law of the Rev. Karen Davis-Lawson

RIP - Nancy Kennelly, Administrative Assistant for Episcopal Charities of Long Island for nearly 22 years

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MAY 30 - Baccalaureate Service at Cathedral of the Incarnation to Honor 2015 H.S. Graduates

Apply Now For Episcopal Youth Scholarship for Leaderhip and Community Service

Deadline to Apply:  JUN 6

2015 Freedom Ride: Youth and Young Adults Focus on Truth, Reconciliation, and Peace - July 12 to 18, 2015

Myra Garnes Shuler said, "Bishop Larry and I are very excited to represent our diocese in the 2015 Freedom Ride,  which is sponsored by the Diocese of North Carolina."

>  VIDEO of 2010 Freedom Ride

Register now for the Young Adult Festival in Salt Lake City at General Convention 2015

Registration Deadline:  MAY 20

> See PHOTOS from February "Bowling With The Bishops"

> See PHOTOS from 2015 Camp Dewolfe High School Retreat

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Camp DeWolfe
  Open Four Seasons

Camp DeWolfe's Annual Open Day a Success with Lots of Volunteers and Prospective Campers.

Summer Camp 2015

Register your campers today!

Fall Service Saturdays

Volunteer at Your Camp!

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Audio of Dr. Tony Lewis's Lecture at the Mercer School Now Available Online

The Inaugural Robert Farrar Capon Lecture delivered by

the Rev. Dr. Lloyd A. "Tony" Lewis, Jr.

Bishop Provenzano Calls the Diocese to Support Texans Facing Flood Calamity and Destruction

The East Hampton Clericus is conducting a Sacred Walk on Sunday May 31 to protest the abuse, violence and killing being perpetrated in the world “in the name of God”

Bishops on GTS Board of Trustees issue statement to House of Bishops

The signatories include Bishop Provenzano who is currently serving on the GTS Board of Trustees

Front Page News: Western New York Bishop wears NY Islanders jersey after losing a wager to Bishop Provenzano

Josephine Williams honored by St. George's, Brooklyn, as Mother of the Year

50 Cyclists Raise $5,765 for Habitat for Humanity in Episcopal Sponsored Event

The 2015 Annual Appeal for Episcopal Ministries of Long Island is Underway


Material is being distributed in parishes throughout May.

Village of Babylon Action Clears the Way for Christ Church, Babylon, to Proceed with Plans to Offer Meals for the Needy

Planning for the 2015-2016 Mercer Theology Year

Preview of Mercer School of Theology 2015-2016

programs, events and classes for leaders and parishioners

St. John's, Huntington, Gets a Spring Clean-Up and Spruce-Up

SAT MAY 30, 11 am - Baccalaureate Service Honoring 2015 High School Graduates

At the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Garden City

You Are Invited to Submit Prayers in Words and Images for General Convention Via Social Media

Use the hashtag #prayersof

Women of Good Tidings, the Daughters of the King Chapter at St. Gabriel's, Hollis, Has Inducted 15 New Members

The General Theological Seminary confers the Doctor of Divinity degree on the Rt. Rev. Allen K. Shin, Bishop Suffragan of the Diocese of NY, at the 193rd GTS Commencement ceremonies on May 20

Bishop Chilton Knudsen Interviewed on NPR About Move to Maryland

Long Island Five Towns Herald: Bishop moves new rector into position

The Rev. J. Christopher Ballard Installed

"Bishops United Against Gun Violence" Plans Prayerful Procession in Salt Lake City During the General Convention of The Episcopal Church.

Sunday, June 28 at 7:15 pm

Westbury’s Lawrence F. Zaino, Jr. Honored By St. Mary's Episcopal Church Carle Place With "Good Citizenship Award”

Now thru May 31 - The Vision Wall at Mercer School Welcomes New Art Exhibit by Students

Art by St. Joseph's Parish Day School Students, Queens Village

St. John's in Hempstead Becomes St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church and Moves its Parish Ministry to Lynbrook

Confirmation Snapshots from St. Elisabeth, Floral Park, and St. Thomas, Bellerose Village

Bishop Provenzano Envisions a Mission at St. Thomas Chapel, Amagansett, to Serve the South Fork Latino Community

As reported by The East Hampton Star


> Click here for online diocesan brochure about this initiative

The Brooklyn Community Foundation appoints the Rev. Michael Sniffen to its Local/National Racial Justice Advisory Council

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