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Coming Events Across the Diocese  
Roosevelt, L.I. - Breakfasts on Tuesdays and Thursdays

St. Paul's, Roosevelt, hosts free community breakfasts.


JUL 30 - “You Win Psalm and You Lose Psalm”

A Monsignor, a Rabbi and a Rector look at the Book of Psalms.


AUG 1 - Outdoor Movie Festival, Grace Church, Whitestone presents "Jaws"

Free Admission!


AUG 2 - World War I Commemoration

St. James Church in St. James, NY.


AUG 2 Jackson Heights - St. Mark's Church Thrift Sale, 10 am to 2 pm

Iglesia San Marcos - Venta de artículos varios - El sábado 2 de Agosto habrá una venta de artículos usados en el salón


AUG 2 - Defensive Driving Course at St. Boniface, Lindenhurst

Get safety tips, reduce insurance rates and reduce license points.


AUG 8 - Free Art Show Featuring Local Artists

Grace Church, Whitestone, 7-10 pm. Refreshments and live music.


AUG 9 - Free Senior Lunch Program at Resurrection, Richmond Hill/Kew Gardens

Two Saturdays each month, now through December 2014.


AUG 9 and 23 - "Race Awareness" and "Eucharistic Visitor" Workshops at the Mercer School of Theology

AUG 11 - Free Mammogram Screenings at St. George's, Bed-Stuy, Bklyn

Project Renewal SCANVAN is coming! Appointments are necessary.


AUG 17 - "The Bay Big Band" Concert at 5 pm

At Grace Church, Massapequa.


AUG 18-22 Vacation Bible School at St. Philip's, Bklyn

A fun-filled week with Bible study, crafts, trips and meals.


AUG 29 - Piano Concert at St. George's, Astoria

Proceeds benefit the Leap of Faith capital campaign.


SEP 6 - Queens Village "Farewell to Summer" Street Fair

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Volunteers from Texas church traveling to border to help undocumented immigrants

KTBC, FOX 7, Austin, Texas



Detained Children Get Pastoral Visits

JUL 25 - The Living Church



U.S. Religious Leaders Embrace Cause of Immigrant Children

JUL 23 - The New York Times



Presiding Bishop on the crisis of unaccompanied children at US border

"... We have a responsibility to all our neighbors, particularly the strangers and sojourners around us. We have been resettling refugees since 1939."



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Greetings

SUMMER 2014 - Welcome to an updated Diocese of Long Island website. Development of a newly designed and larger website is also underway.  Meanwhile, this interim website will keep you up-to-date on news from parishes and organizations across the diocese as well as from Bishop Provenzano and departments of the diocese.


Social networks like Facebook and Twitter also get timely postings about the diocese.

As always, we welcome news and website suggestions from parishes by email.  Because most photo files are large and may disrupt email delivery, please do not email photos but write for special instructions about how to submit photos.


Denise Fillion
Communication Manager
Office of Communication Ministry
communication@dioceseli.org



Announcements
RIP - Etoile Arlington Williams, 61


RIP - D. Brooke Gilpin, 89


Schedule - Bishop's Parish Visitations, August to October


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Youth and
Young Adults
ABOUT Youth and Young Adult Ministry in the Diocese

Fun and educational events are presented throughout the year.


Special News Report: The National Episcopal Youth Event 14 - EYE14

Christ at Center of EYE14

Article from The Living Church.


Youth Group’s Outreach Efforts Revitalize Grace Church, Whitestone

Article from Episcopal Relief and Development website.


New videos released by the Episcopal Church Young Adult Service Corps - YASC

A ministry for young adults, 21 - 30, who are exploring their faith in new ways by living and serving in communities around the worldwide Anglican Communion.


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Camp DeWolfe
  Open Four Seasons

Benson House at Camp DeWolfe was a Spy House during World War II

News articles from local media.


See Discovery Camp 2014

Explorer Camp 2014

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Fall Service Saturdays 2014

New service dates for this Fall.


Book Your 2014-2015 Retreats and Meetings Today

Bookings available year 'round.


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A Call to Mercy for Vulnerable Child Refugees

Statement by the Right Reverend Lawrence C. Provenzano



How You Can Help Child Migrants

Resources from Episcopal Migration Ministries. Episcopalians respond to the crisis of unaccompanied children at U.S. border.



Bishop Hucles Nursing Home becomes the Providence Care Rehabilitation Center


Christ Church, Manhasset, selects the Reverend David Sibley as Rector


 

"Fr. Sibley is the right fit for Manhasset and Christ Church," said Fr. David Lowry, former rector.



Bishop's 2014 parish visitations schedule updated for August through October


The Reverend Jae W. Chung ordained priest July 19th at St. Ann's Church in Sayville


End of school year Eucharist for Day Schools celebrated at the Cathedral of the Incarnation

 

Attending were schools from the Church of St. Mark, Brooklyn, and St. Joseph's, Queens Village.



Deadline: The website for filing Parochial Reports will be closing on August 15

Parishes that have not yet filed should do so now.



Updated 2014 Confirmation Schedule and Registration form from the Bishop's Office

Confirmation registration is needed 60 days in advance.



St. Peter's Church in Rosedale Installs the Rev. Steve L. Foster as Rector

 

Father Foster looks forward to "tapping into our God-given gifts and talents and harnessing them to continue the journey of building the kingdom of God in our midst."



Bishop Chilton R. Knudsen has been appointed Diocese of Long Island Assistant Bishop

 

 

Bishop Chilton Knudsen will begin serving in the Diocese of Long Island on September 2.



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