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Coming Events Across the Diocese  
JUL 20 thru AUG 28, Drama Camp at Grace Church, Whitestone

AUG 3, 3 pm to 9 pm - Blood Drive at St. Elisabeth's, Floral Park

AUG 8, 10 am to 2 pm - Car Wash for Charity at Grace Church, Whitestone

AUG 8, 10 am to 3 pm - Yard Sale and Fish Fry at St. Patrick's, Deer Park

AUG 8, 12 pm to 7 pm - International Food Festival & Street Fair at Church of the Resurrection, East Elmhurst

AUG 8, 3 pm to 7 pm - Fried Fish or Chicken Take-out Dinners at St. Boniface, Lindenhurst

AUG 10-14 & 17-21, Vacation Bible School, St. Philip's, Brooklyn

AUG 12, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm - Community/Congregational-Based Clinical Pastoral Education and Training

Open to all clergy and lay leaders.

AUG 15, 10 am to 7 pm - Family Day and Health Fair at St. Thomas, Brooklyn

AUG 15, 8 pm - Farewell to Summer Dinner and Dance at St. Boniface, Lindenhurst

AUG 17-21 and AUG 24-28, Episcopal Churches' Vacation Bible School at St. Philip's, Dyker Heights

A collaboration between St. Philip's (Dyker Heights), Iglesia San Andreas (Sunset Park), and Christ Church (Bay Ridge).

AUG 22 - 6th Anniversary Gala for Cancer Support Group of St. Paul's, Roosevelt

AUG 29, 10 am to 4 pm - Engaging Today's Youth Workshop at Camp DeWolfe

SEP 5, 10 am to 6 pm - International Street Festival at St. Stephen's, Jamaica

SEP 11, 7 pm to 11 pm - Wine & Cheese with a Touch of Reggae Night at St. George's, Bklyn

SEP 12, 12 pm to 5 pm - International Food Fair at All Saints', Woodhaven

SEP 19, 9 am to 1 pm - Seminar: "Fine Tuning the Instrument" at St. John's, Huntington

SEP 19, 2 pm - Joint Mtg of ECW Archdeaconry Boards of Bklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk

SEP 26, 10 am to 4 pm - Health Fair at Saint Alban the Martyr, St. Albans

SEP 26 - Cruise & Casino Visit, St. John's, Springfield Gardens

Spirit of Philadelphia 5-Hour Cruise

OCT 30 - ECW Book of Remembrance Service

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

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Episcopal Church logo Churchwide News Anglican Communion

Installation of Bishop Michael Curry as Presiding Bishop to take place on Nov 1

Good Friday Offering celebrates generous support for Middle East ministries

Episcopal Church Foundation releases new Vestry Resource Guide

27 Episcopalians ready to serve as missionaries through the Young Adult Service Corps program

The Episcopal Church PROVINCE II NEWS

Bp. Provenzano, Province II President

Episcopal Public Policy Network Releases New Resource Page Regarding Human Trafficking

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

Keynote speakers: Paul Hoffman and Jessicah Duckworth

Pennsylvania clergy confront addiction, recovery at ‘Wellness Day’

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

Nigerian Bishop Appointed Secretary General of the Global Anglican Communion

Bishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon

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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

RIP - The Reverend Canon Franklin G. Sherrill

Position Open: Executive Director, New York State Council of Churches

REMINDER: Parochial Report Filing Website Closes Friday, August 14

RIP - The Rev. David Miracle

Position Open: Director of Chaplaincy Services at Stony Brook Medicine

Position Open: Choir Director/Organist at St. Philip's, Decatur Street, Brooklyn

Position Open: Sexton, St. Philip's, Bed Stuy

2015-2016 Schedule of Diocesan CONFIRMATION SERVICES

BISHOPS' VISITATIONS at parishes - Now thru DEC 2015

PHOTOS from the Diocesan Absalom Jones Service

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Youth and
Young Adults
> Go to NEWS PAGES of Youth and Young Adult Ministries

> PHOTOS from February "Bowling With The Bishops"

> PHOTOS from 2015 Camp Dewolfe High School Retreat

VIDEOS: Episcopal Church "Young Adult Service Corps"

About "Kids in Worship"

A resource for deepening spiritual practice & community.

What Can Cash-Strapped Churches Do To Enable Youth Ministry?

Overview of 2014 Youth and Young Adult Ministry Events

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Camp DeWolfe
  Open Four Seasons

Summer Staff Training 2015

Young adults begin their camp ministry

New Fall Camp 2015

Registration now open!

2015-2016 Retreats and Meetings

Reserve your Retreat at Camp DeWolfe

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Search Committee for new Dean of the Cathedral of the Incarnation announces completion of its work

The committee has presented their top candidates to Bishop Provenzano and now await his official appointment.

Grace Church, Massapequa, announces elimination of grades 1-8 for Grace Day School

Letter to parents was sent Wednesday, July 29.

Farewell letter to the diocese from
Bishop Chilton Knudsen

"Thank you, Diocese of Long Island, it has been a huge blessing to join you in ministry."

St. John's Episcopal Hospital announces appointment of Gerard M. Walsh as new
Chief Executive Officer

> Click Here for special VIDEO reports, comments and tributes from Bishop Provenzano and other Long Islanders, published this summer during the Episcopal Church General Convention

Trustees of the Estate announce a new program of "small loans" for parishes

To cover expenses for repairs, maintenance, or urgent needs.

Message from Bishop Bernard of Our Companion Diocese in South Sudan, the Diocese of Torit.

Bp. Provenzano, convention deputies, and others from the Diocese of Long Island join 1,500 in march to claim common ground against gun violence

Bishop Provenzano and clergy from the Diocese of Long Island attend emergency meeting responding to Charleston, SC, church murders

Provenzano urges bolder action on gun control in addition to addressing hatred in communities

Transitional Deacon Maxine Barnett Welcomed as New Curate at St. Jude, Wantagh

> PHOTOS and VIDEO from the 2015 Baccalaureate at the Cathedral of the Incarnation

Honoring this year's high school seniors.

Christ Episcopal Church in Babylon Village to begin feeding the needy soon

L.I. Herald: "Priest applauds marriage equality ruling"

Bishop Provenzano and Diocese of Long Island Clergy and Parishioners Participate in the 25th Annual Long Island Pride Festival Parade

St. Augustine's, Bklyn, sponsored a cruise to the United Arab Emirates, Oman, India, Malaysia and Singapore; conducted two Eucharists at sea

PHOTOS: Bishop Chilton Knudsen Ordains Kate Salisbury to the Priesthood.

St. Ann and the Holy Trinity, Brooklyn

Bishop Provenzano Announces the Appointment of Newly Ordained Deacon Andrew Durbidge as the first Diocesan Real Estate Manager

Principal project manager and advisor to the Trustees of the Estate Belonging to the Diocese of Long Island.

Assemblyman Joseph S. Saladino Presented NY State Citations to Massapequa's Grace Episcopal Day School Students

The Judicial Friends 37th Annual Law Sermon Day Celebrated at St. Peter’s, Rosedale

St. Philip's, Dyker Heights, Marked 115th Anniversary on June 7

> PHOTOS from the June 6 Ordination of Deacons at the Cathedral of the Incarnation

Public forum hears Father Chris King of St. James Church express congregation concern about ongoing community hardships caused by the loss of Long Beach Hospital after Hurricane Sandy

Online news from the Huffington Post:

"After Superstorm Sandy, a Community Cries Out for Its Hospital"

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.

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

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