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Coming Events Across the Diocese  
Thru Nov 28 - Bee Space, Exhibition of Glass Works by Emma Stein at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity, Brooklyn

NOV 24, 7:30 pm - Community Thanksgiving Service at St. Mary's, Lake Ronkonkoma

NOV 26, 12 pm to 3 pm - Free Thanksgiving Dinner

NOV 28, 10 am to 4 pm - Fall Flea Market at Grace, Whitestone

NOV 29, 4 pm - Third Annual Christmas Tree Lighting & Christkindl Market at
Grace, Massapequa

NOV 29, 5:30 pm - Celtic Advent Service at St. John's, Huntington

NOV 30 thru DEC 20 - Annual Christmas Tree and Wreath Fundraiser at St. Paul's, Patchogue

Open Fridays and weekends

DEC 4 & 5 - Christmas Fair at Christ Church, Bellport

DEC 4, 8 pm to 2 am - First Christmas Award Dinner Dance at St. George's, Brooklyn

DEC 4, 9 pm - St. Stephen's (Jamaica) Annual 'Family and Friends' Dinner Dance

Held at Thomasina's Catering Hall in St. Alban's.

DEC 5, 9 am to 1 pm - Christmas Boutique at Trinity Church, Roslyn

DEC 5, 9:30 am to 1:30 pm - Christmas Fair at St. Mary's, Hampton Bays

DEC 5, 10 am - Prayer Breakfast at Epiphany & Saint Simon, Brooklyn

DEC 5, 10 am to 6 pm - World Aids Day event at St. Francis de Sale School for the Deaf

Co-sponsored by Pathways at St. George's, Brooklyn

DEC 5, 4 pm - "Celebrate the Season", an Advent concert and dinner at St. George's, Astoria

DEC 5, 5 pm - Rhythms of Grace at Zion, Douglaston

First Saturday of every month.

DEC 6, 3 pm to 5 pm - Holiday Raffle Auction at Church of the Messiah, Central Islip

DEC 6, 3 pm - Festival of Lessons and Carols at St. Ann's, Sayville

DEC 6, 4:30 pm - 2nd Annual Holiday Concert with the Arlington Choraliers & St. Bartholomew's Choir

At St. Bartholomew's, Brooklyn

DEC 6, 7 pm - "Sing Noël": a concert of Christmas Songs, Carols and Stories

At St. John's, Huntington

DEC 12, 9 am - Advent Quiet Day at St. John's, Huntington

DEC 12, 10 am - Queens ECW Winter Meeting and Potluck Christmas Lunch

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Applications are now accepted for the 2016 United Thank Offering grants


Added amount for young adults; new grants offered for seminarians

In profile: Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry

ACNS - Anglican Communion News Service feature length biographical profile article about Bishop Curry

Episcopal Church Young Adult Service Corps: untold opportunities throughout Anglican Communion

Video: Presiding Bishop urges compassionate response to refugee crisis

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori: 'I am deeply grateful for what God has been up to in the midst of our journey together

'What if it were you?' Responding to the refugee crisis in Hungary, Austria

Virginia Theological Seminary celebrates a chapel raised from ashes

Educational webinar examines global refugee crisis

Sponsored by the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society (DFMS)

Two senior appointments to Presiding Bishop-Elect's staff announced

Episcopalians part of coalition to mobilize faith leaders to improve child, maternal health

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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 and publicty, website comments and suggestions.


Denise Fillion
Director of Communication
Office of Communication Ministry

Two priests to be ordained and one deacon received on Dec 5

Service of Ordination and Reception will take place at Cathedral of the Incarnation, Garden City.

Still time to participate in 2015 Adopt-a-Family

ATTN Clergy and Parish Admin: December is Open Enrollment for all AFLAC supplemental insurance plans

Job Opening: Administrative Assistant, The Episcopal Diocese of Long Island

Job Opening: Part-time Organist at St. John the Baptist, Center Moriches

Job Opening:
Parish Administrator at
St. Luke's, Forest Hills

BISHOPS' VISITATIONS at parishes - Now thru JAN 2016

2015-2016 Schedule of Diocesan CONFIRMATION SERVICES

RIP - Mrs. Dorothy Murray, wife of the Rev. Canon Lewellyn St. Elmo Murray

The Rev. Canon Joseph S. Pae will be installed as rector of All Saints', Great Neck


Nov. 8 at All Saints', Great Neck.

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Youth and
Young Adults
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Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministries seeking leaders to join diocesan "Youth Commission"

All high school students, young adults, and adults interested in planning worship, events, and other opportunities for youth throughout the diocese are welcome.

PHOTOS - 2015 Camp Dewolfe High School Retreat

PHOTOS - 2015 Baccalaureate Event

PHOTOS - February "Bowling With The Bishops"

VIDEOS - Episcopal Church "Young Adult Service Corps"

About "Kids in Worship"

A resource for deepening spiritual practice & community.

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Camp DeWolfe
  Open Four Seasons

Free Retreats for Clergy

An opportunity to pause and pray.

New Fall Camp 2015

Registration now open!

Winter Camp 2016

Registration now open!

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Thanksgiving Message from Bishop Provenzano

"I give thanks for the blessing of who you are.  I am grateful for the gift of who we are together and who we are called to be this Thanksgiving in the midst of undeniable crisis..."

REFUGEE CRISIS - Episcopal Migration Ministries Crisis Webinar available on demand

REFUGEE CRISIS - Presiding Bishop Michael Curry addresses Syrian refugee crisis

. . . "Be Not Afraid"

Brotherhood of St. Andrew members will
coach ex-offenders


Dr. Bertrand Gordon from St. Augustine's, Brooklyn, says, "It is a service to the needs of the men coming out of prison. Some of them do not have a family or a home to go back to."

Bishop Provenzano and his wife, Jeanne, invite art and text submissions from K-8th graders for an Advent project

Submissions must be received by Nov 30.

VIDEOS - Three 2015 Diocesan Convention Feature News Segments

- "Youth Presence at Convention" with Canon Myra Garnes

- Farm Workers Justice - The Rev. Richard Witt, Rural & Migrant Ministry Executive Director

- Long Island Native American Convention Guests

VIDEO - Paris Terrorist Response on November 18 by the Reverend Michael F. Delaney

At the Mercer School Chapel Holy Eucharist.  Fr. Delaney is Pastoral Associate at the Cathedral of the Incarnation.

VIDEO - Bishops from Native American Ministries

Bishop John Tarrant of South Dakota and Bishop Dave Bailey of the Episcopal Church in Navajoland, guests at the 2015 Convention of the Diocese of Long Island.

Human Trafficking Victims Assisted by St. James' Church in Elmhurst, Queens

Borough of Queens cited as 'a major entry point'

Full Text of Bishop Lawrence C. Provenzano's Address to the 149th Diocesan Convention

VIDEO - Presiding Bishop Michael Curry calls for prayer in response to the Paris violence

November 13  - Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry issues statement calling people to prayer in response to the violence in Paris, France. / From ENS - Episcopal News Service

Cathedral of the Incarnation celebrates treasures old and new as the 27th Presiding Bishop and 13th Dean begin their ministries

VIDEO NEWS - Bishop Provenzano's news reflection upon his return from the installation in Washington, DC of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

VIDEO - Comment by Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church, Michael B. Curry, about "The Jesus Movement"

A video from the Office of the Presiding Bishop

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