Diocese of Albany
The 150th Annual Diocesan Convention was held at Camp-of-the-Woods Retreat Center and featured special guest, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry. The celebration was spectacular! To get an idea of what happened, check the Facebook page >
The Diocese of Haiti
The Ven. Joseph Kerwin Delicat, dean of Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, was elected June 2 as bishop coadjutor of the Diocese of Haiti.Pending the canonically required consent of a majority of the church’s bishops with jurisdiction and its diocesan standing committees, Delicat will succeed Bishop Jean Zaché Duracin, who is retiring after serving as bishop since 1994. The ordination and consecration is set for Jan. 5, 2019.
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The Diocese of New York
From The Church of St. Mary the Virgin:
On Corpus Christi Sunday, June 3, it was cloudy and just a little cool for a late spring day in New York City. Rain had been threatened, but it didn't appear. This year our route for the eucharistic procession was not around Duffy Square-the northern triangle of Times Square-but around a portion of the southern triangle, between Forty-sixth and Forty-fifth streets. Read the whole story >
The video by Ricky Gomez is on their Facebook page >
The Diocese of Western New York
This past winter, St John’s Church in Wilson was awarded a Partnership for Mission and Outreach (The Partnership) grant to assist the congregation in establishing a MOPS (Moms of Pre-Schoolers) program at St John’s. When St John’s was searching for a rector a few years ago they read the statistical analysis of the Wilson area provided by the Diocesan Transition Office. That data indicated that the fastest growing population segment in Wilson was pre-schoolers. Read the article >
Diocese of Central New York
The Episcopal Church celebrates our LGBTQ members, leaders and neighbors. Join Episcopalians and Lutherans marching in the annual CNY Pride Parade held in Syracuse on Saturday, June 16th. It's a fun, family-friendly way to share the love of Jesus! Learn more at cnyepiscopal.org/pride.
The Diocese of Long Island
The Diocese of Newark
The Hegg Awards: Twenty years of honoring seniors for their time and talent: How often do we take the time to recognize individuals who have provided years of support to the ministries in our congregations? We are referring to our seniors, who are among the Diocese of Newark’s most active and productive volunteers. Read the story >
The Diocese of Rochester
Rise is on! June 24 - June 30
Founded by St. Mark's in 1989, and originally known as Creation Week Camp, Rise is a week-long summer camp for youth age 11 (or finished 5th grade) through age 18 (finished 12th grade), and currently takes place at Koinonia Campground in Middlesex, NY. Find out more >
The Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe
Youth and youth sponsors from the American Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Paris completed the famous Camino de Santiago de Compostela on Sunday, April 22. T he pilgrimage was led by Rev. Canon Mary Haddad and seminarian-in-residence, Tyson Røsberg . Eight youth and four adult sponsors were commissioned and sent forth at 11 a.m. Eucharist on April 15 to begin their weeklong trek.
The Diocese of New Jersey
Jubilee Spotlight: St. John’s Church, Somerville
St. John’s Episcopal Church in Somerville recently completed paperwork to become a Jubilee site. Among several incredible programs is their renowned thrift shop, “From the Heart.” Discover more at http://www.stjohnsomerville.org/thrift_shop.
Diocese of the Virgin Islands
Episcopal Diocese of the Virgin Islands and Convoy of Hope: On the islands of St. Thomas and St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands, Episcopal Relief & Development and the Episcopal Diocese of the Virgin Islands initially provided cash and cash vouchers for food, water and critical supplies for several hundred people in the aftermath of the hurricanes. Find out more >