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Coming Events Across the Diocese  
Thru MAY 1 - 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

Thru MAY 31 - Exhibition: "Back to Life: Resurrection Reimagined"

St. Ann and The Holy Trinity Church, Brooklyn

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, 12 pm to 5 pm - 2015 Award Luncheon at St. Phliip's Church, Brooklyn

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

Saint Mary's, Hampton Bays

MAY 16, 4 pm - Praise Dance Concert, St. George's Church, Brooklyn

MAY 16, 7 pm - Benefit Concert for St. Mary's, Lake Ronkonkoma at St. Joseph's College

May 17, 4 pm - Concert, "Three Sopranos and a Baritone" at St. James the Less, Jamaica

MAY 22 to 25 - Bilingual Cursillo Weekend #99 at Camp DeWolfe

MAY 22, 8:30 pm - Debutante Cotillion Ball & Scholarship Awards at St. Augustine's, Brooklyn

MAY 31, 2 pm - Ecumenical perspective on how to engage faith communities in the full life of parishes

A presentation of the Long Island Lutheran-Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue.

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

For clergy & lay employees and their spouses.

JUN 20, 12 pm - Church of St. Mark, Brooklyn, 180th Anniversary Celebration

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Episcopal Church logo Churchwide News Anglican Communion

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 Appointed Secretary General of the Global Anglican Communion

Bishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon

The Climate Change Crisis

VIDEO from March 2015 event.

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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Development of a new and larger website is underway. Meanwhile, this interim website will keep you 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 website suggestions.


Denise Fillion
Director of Communication
Office of Communication Ministry

REMINDER: Parochial reports are past due

MAY 2 - Mercer Forum: New Community Ministry, New Funding Partners

With author and consultant Joy Skjegstad.

Position Open - Hospital Chaplaincy at Stony Brook Medicine

APR 30, 7 pm - Institution of the Rev. J. Christopher Ballard as Rector of Trinity-St. John's Church, Hewlett

MAY 21, 6 pm - Inaugural Robert Farrar Capon Lecture

The Rev. Dr. Lloyd A. "Tony" Lewis will be the guest lecturer.

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

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

2015 Schedule of Diocesan CONFIRMATION SERVICES

BISHOPS' VISITATIONS at parishes - Now thru DEC 2015

Bishop Lawrence Provenzano and Bishop Chilton Knudsen.

Registration Open for Clergy Conference, May 5-7

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Youth and
Young Adults
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Baccalaureate Service to Honor 2015 High School Graduates
at Cathedral of the Incarnation on May 30

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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Benefit Concert at Trinty, Roslyn, Raised 600 Dollars and Much Food for a Food Bank

APR 26 - The 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide Commemorated at Grace Church, Bklyn

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

Interfaith Clergy Group Says "No More" to Big Wall Street Fees for New York City

Tragic News from the Diocese of Torit, our Partner Diocese in the Episcopal Church of Sudan

Bomb blast injures and kills Torit youth at a celebration.

Report From Cultural Committee's Women's Day program at St. Joseph's, Queens Village

Easter visit by the Ugandan Amani Children's Choir to Grace Day School, Massapequa, responding to "Operation Christmas Child"

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

Photos from the April Confirmation Liturgy at Saint Luke and Saint Matthew, Brooklyn

A surprise visit at 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 Her 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 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

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

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