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Coming Events Across the Diocese  
APR 17 - Exhibition: "The Brooklyn Stations of the Cross" at Brooklyn Borough Hall

"The Brooklyn Stations" created by 14 local artists for the Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew will be exhibited at Brooklyn Borough Hall through May 1.

Mondays thru May 4 @ 6 pm - "Learn to Be Tobacco Free" Program @ St. Andrew's, Mastic Beach

Free classes presented by the Suffolk County Department of Health

APR 19, 9 am - Pancake Breakfast at St. Ann's, Sayville

APR 19, 4 pm - St. Peter's, Rosedale, Concert Series 2015 presents Tal Freiberg, bass baritone and Koaki Shinkai, flutist

APR 19, 4 pm - "Satisfy the Hungry Heart" Benefit Concert, Trinity, Roslyn

Featuring the Trinity Choir, Newman Singers and Postlude: A Vocal Ensemble

APR 19, 7 pm - Community Conversation on the history of racial violence in America, at "Jack" in Clinton Hill, Bklyn

Hosted by Alec Duffy, choir member at the Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew

APR 23, 10 am to 4 pm - Diocesan Racism Awareness Program at St. Luke's, East Hampton

APR 25, 9 am to 3 pm - Spring Quiet Day at All Souls Chapel, Islip

APR 25, 9 am to 4 pm - Church Craft Fair/Flea Market at St. Elisabeth's, Floral Park

Vendors wanted. For information, call 516-775-5270.

APR 25, 10 am - Women's Prayer Breakfast at Trinity St. John's, Hewlett

Sponsored by the Episcopal Church Women.

APR 25, 3 pm - Old-Fashioned High Tea at St. Margaret's, Plainview

APR 25, 7:30 pm - Saint Mark's Gospel, an after-dinner entertainment at St. Paul's (Carroll Street), Brooklyn

APR 26, 8 am and 11 am -
New Economy Project Information Sessions on "NYC Credit Check Law"

APR 26, 4 pm - Concert: Vox Aquarum, vocal quartet
at St. John's, Huntington

With lutenist, Christopher Morrongiello

APR 27, 6 pm - Artists-in-Residence at St. Luke & St. Matthew (BK) "Dance Against Cancer"

Performance will take place at the AXA Equitable Center in Manhattan.

MAY 2, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm - South Shore Episcopalian Benefit Bike Ride

From Grace Church, Massapequa to Christ Church, Babylon.

MAY 2, 9 am to 7 pm - Rogation Day Festival at The Garden at St. Francis, North Bellmore

MAY 2, 10 am - Diocesan Altar Guild 80 Year Anniversary Celebration and Eucharist at Cathedral of the Incarnation

MAY 2, 3 pm - Tea Party at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, Bellerose Village

MAY 3, 4 pm - Fifth Annual Women's Day at Grace Church, Corona

MAY 3, 4:30 pm - Concert celebrating a new ministry at St. Paul's, Flatbush

MAY 9, 11 am and 2 pm - High Tea At Hampton Abbey - The Perfect Mother's Day Gift

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Easter Message from the Presiding Bishop

The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori

The Episcopal Church PROVINCE II NEWS

Bp. Provenzano, Province II President

Nigerian bishop to be Anglican Communion's next secretary general

Presiding Bishop's Statement:
On Healing and Wholeness

Reflecting on Thomas Palermo and Bishop Heather Cook incident.

The Climate Change Crisis: NEW VIDEO

Video on demand of this March 2015 national event is now available.

House of Bishops Daily Accounts

The House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church is meeting in retreat March 13-17 at Kanuga Conference Center in Hendersonville, NC.

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

Atlanta diocese calls all towards "The Beloved Community"

To remember and repent of the church’s complicity in the sin of slavery and in the conditions that have followed.

Resources: ECF Vital Practices for leading congregations

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ATTN Clergy and Lay Employees: Registration Now Open for Planning for Tomorrow Conference

The full day financial conference offered by Church Pension Group is open to all clergy & lay employees and their spouses.

June 12, 9 am to 4 pm

Mercer School of Theology

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

RIP - Arthur Francis Ross, 90, father of Mrs. Jeanne M. Provenzano

Position Open: Part-time Administrative Assistant, National Association of Episcopal Schools

Registration Open for Clergy Conference, May 5-7

PHOTOS from the Diocesan Absalom Jones Service

Position Open: Program Director, Episcopal Ministries of L.I.

Position Open: Mentoring Coordinator, Episcopal Ministries of L.I.

Position Open: Accounting Assistant, Episcopal Diocese of Long Island

Position Open: Administrative Assistant, Episcopal Diocese of Long Island

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Young Adults
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“Confirmation and Sunday School in the 21st Century” Leadership Training

Sharon Ely Pearson

Saturday, APR 18 at The Mercer School. Register Now.

Registration now open for annual "SOUL" conference

"Spiritual Opportunity to Unite and Learn" is sponsored by the Episcopal Church for youth and young adults of African descent. Deadline for registrations is April 20.

Registration for the Young Adult Festival at General Convention 2015 is now open!

Registration Deadline:  May 20

General Convention will be in

Salt Lake City, Utah

> See PHOTOS from February "Bowling With The Bishops"

> See PHOTOS from 2015 Camp Dewolfe High School Retreat

Announcing 2015 Freedom Ride: "Lift Every Voice: Youth/Young Adult Focus on Truth, Reconciliation, and Peace" - July 12-18, 2015. Sponsored by the Diocese of North Carolina

Myra Garnes Shuler said, "Bishop Larry and I are very excited to represent our diocese in the 2015 Freedom Ride."

> See VIDEO of Freedom Ride in 2010

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Camp DeWolfe
  Open Four Seasons

NEW - Camp DeWolfe August Adult Service Trip to the Dominican Republic

August 22 - 29 2015

Come to the Camp DeWolfe Annual Open House Day

Sunday, May 17, 12 pm - 4 pm.

Spring Service Saturdays 2015

Volunteer and Give Back to your Camp

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Easter brought the Ugandan Amani Children's Choir to Grace Day School, Massapequa, responding to the school's "Operation Christmas Child."

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

Photos from April Confirmations at St. Luke and St. Matthew, Brooklyn

A surprise visit in Great River by the Rev. Canon Domenic K. Ciannella and Annette, his wife.

"Imaginative Sacred-Storytelling" program begins at Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew, Brooklyn

The launch of  "Godly Play" program.

2015 Easter Message from the Right Reverend Lawrence C. Provenzano

Annual Chrism Mass on Holy Tuesday at the Diocese's Cathedral Welcomed Clergy and Laity



Sermon by

Bishop Lawrence C. Provenzano

The Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers to Conclude Work as Canon for Missional Vitality

New York Islanders Win
Holy Week Hockey Challenge

Some light fun between the Diocese of Western New York

and the Diocese of Long Island

In Memoriam: The Rt. Rev. Orris G. Walker, Jr.

Seventh Bishop of Long Island

November 5, 1942 - February 28, 2015

Bishop Provenzano Makes Pastoral Visit to St. George's Church, Brooklyn

"Alcohol and the Church" Article

By Bishop Andrew Dietsche, Bishop of New York, in the current Living Church online magazine.

Uzodinma “Uzo” Kanu, member of Holy Trinity, Valley Stream, chosen as one of the 18 members of the Official Youth Presence for this summer's General Convention of the Episcopal Church

> Bishop Provenzano Preaches at Bushwick Abbey, Bklyn, the Newest Congregation in the Diocese

bushwick abbey is a queer-friendly Christian community celebrating faith, art, and justice on the L line in brooklyn,ny


join us every Sunday at noon at 176 St Nicholas, right at the Dekalb stop.


We sing songs, read scripture, reflect on that scripture, pray together, pass the peace, and share holy communion.


> Click here to visit the  BUSHWICK+ABBEY website


> Click here for the BUSHWICK+ABBEY Facebook Page

St. John's of Lattingtown Calls Next Rector:
The Reverend Mark L. Fitzhugh

He will celebrate his first Eucharist at St. John's on May 17.

Fr. Denis Brunelle participates in an interfaith East End Clericus visit to a mosque in Selden

Response to the radical Islamist attack in January on Charlie Hebdo. [News from the East Hampton Star]

New Father at St. Stephen's : Father Gary Parker

Port Washington News Online

> The New York Landmarks Conservancy Honors Grace Church, Brooklyn Heights

April 30, at the Roman Catholic Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph

> www.nylandmarks.org

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