Diocese of Albany
Trinity Church, Potsdam, NY offers a Free Will Community Supper the 4th Thursday of each month, including the summer months and has done so for the past eleven years. The community at large has been very appreciative of our summer offerings and we have gained quite a following. The average number of diners has ranged from 50-75. The diners enjoy the fellowship and food and are quite taken with our new space!
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The Diocese of Haiti
From the resolutions of the 121st Convention of the Diocese of Haiti:
1.The Permanent Committee of the Diocese must continue the electoral process until the consecration of the future Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of Haiti to avoid any void in the episcopate at the retirement of Bishop Duracin;
2.The Standing Committee must present a new timetable for the continuation of the electoral process in the Diocese until the consecration of the future Bishop elected; 3.In the new calendar, the election synod must be held no later than 30 June 2018.
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The Diocese of New York
Bishop Dietsche's Statement on the Danner Verdict: Deborah Danner was at various times a member of three different churches in the Episcopal Diocese of New York, and she was loved by the many people whose lives she touched through her devoted participation in the ministries of the church in this city. Her killing in October 2016 shocked, saddened and angered our communities, and raised for us the significant and troubling questions of how our city and its institutions engage the mentally ill. Read more >
Diocese of the Virgin Islands
The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) announced Friday (03/09/18) that electricity had been restored to all eligible customers in the territory. In the wake of hurricanes Irma and Maria, two Category 5 storms in September, approximately 55,000 customers of WAPA were left without service. Read more >
Diocese of Central New York
Bishop DeDe: Stand with our young people. “I pray they will never feel that they walk alone.”
As Christians we have a responsibility to stand with those who feel most vulnerable, especially when those persons are our children and youth.
invite you join me on Tuesday, March 20th at 8:00 p.m. for a Facebook Live conversation on gun violence issues, and then to prayerfully consider joining with me on Saturday, March 24th to walk in peaceful protest of gun violence and support the young people of our country. Read more >
The Diocese of Long Island
As part of the response to the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, member bishops of Bishops United Against Gun Violence are holding Day of Lamentation services on Wednesday, March 14. Here, in the Diocese of Long Island starting at 7 am, Bishop Provenzano will spend 12 hours in fasting and prayer at The Cathedral of the Incarnation.
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The Diocese of Newark
The Standing Committee of the Diocese of Newark is pleased to announce a slate of candidates who will stand for election as XI Bishop of Newark at a special convention on May 19, 2018.
The candidates are:
The Diocese of Rochester
On March 24, the kids and families of March For Our Lives will take to the streets across the country, to demand that their lives and safety become a priority, and that we end gun violence in our schools and communities. Bishop Prince Singh and the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester are encouraging everyone in our Diocese to participate in the local march happening in Downtown Rochester.
The Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe
As of February 23 , over 8,600 people have looked at the Bishop Search website and applications have come in. Here is the current search outline:
Early February 2018
Publication of the Convocation Bishop Search Profile on the Bishop Search website (europebishopsearch.org)
The Position is announced in various ecclesiastical venues
Applications for bishop are received
March 9, 2018 (extended from March 2)
Window for applications is closed
Applications are vetted and a list of up to eight candidates is compiled
The Diocese of New Jersey
We invite you to join us for part or all of the day as we come together in prayer at Trinity Cathedral in Trenton. A Facebook event is available here.
We pledge to #PrayThenAct; we will come together in prayer, reflection, mourning, and fasting on March 14, and then join in activism in The March for Our Lives in Washington, New York, Newark, Philadelphia, and elsewhere on March 24.
The Diocese of Western New York
Bishop Franklin attended the All Our Children national symposium on education equity in Columbia, South Carolina this week. The symposium was a gathering of people from a variety of Episcopal Dioceses, other denominations and secular organizations who are working for education equity. Find out more >