Province II of the Episcopal Church
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Have you been wondering what General Convention is all about or trying to find a way to explain everything to your congregation? Here is a source with tools to help you out! These have been gathered together by the Episcopal Church Foundation.

Wondering how to follow the discussion? The hashtag for General Convention is #gc78. Beth Felice, Director of Communications for the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri, has compiled as a resource a notebook created in Spundge which pulls items tagged #gc78 from blogs, websites, twitter, flickr, Instagram, vimeo, youtube.

There will be a Media Hub for the 2015 General Convention of The Episcopal Church. Tune in here for live-streaming from Salt Lake City of legislative sessions from both houses, daily worship, press round-ups, and on-demand features. Plus you'll find links to coverage from Episcopal News Service and a complete calendar of events. June 22 to July 3, 2015.

Praying for General Convention... The good folks at SSJE have created a page chocked full of resources for #prayersof the people at General Convention. Visit this site to download a ready-made #prayersof campaign for dioceses, churches or any group who wants to participate. Ready-to-print bulletin inserts, text for bulletins or emails, Sunday school lessons, images and web content are all available for download at no cost.

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An Adult Learning Retreat Friday, Oct. 9 – Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015
Holy Cross Monastery, West Park, New York

  • Leaders: Dean & Lynne Weber
  • Info & RSVP:parish.admin@atonement-tenafly.org 201-568-1763
  • Cost: $220 for retreat, room & meals Friday eve – Sunday lunch (confidential scholarships available – contact Lynne Weber)
  • Deposit: $100 deposit due July 1; balance due August 1, 2015
  • Checks payable to: Church of the Atonement
  • Information: 201-568-1763 or parish.admin@atonement-tenafly.org

Around the Province...

Check the websites of the dioceses: Albany, Central New York, Convocation, Haiti, Long Island, New Jersey, New York, Newark, Rochester, Virgin Islands (no website), Western New York