Diocese of Albany
This photo is from the Blessing of the gift bags prepared by the High School Youth Group of St George's Episcopal Church . The bags will be given to vets attending the Welcome Home Initiative for veterans at Christ the King Spiritual Life Center. The Welcome Home Initiative© is a Veterans Ministry facilitated north of Albany, NY on the campus of Christ the King Spiritual Life Center near Greenwich, NY, that offers healing for military veterans and the spouses of military veterans who have served their country in combat. These veterans may be suffering in varying degrees from post-traumatic stress or moral injury and are in need of soul repair. See the photos of the November event >
The Diocese of Cuba
Would you like to see Cuba and find out more? Here is your opportunity!
Cruise to Cuba w/ EO and The Friends of the Episcopal Church of Cuba
01/13/2019 - 01/21/2019
Visit Cuba on the EO Celebration Cruise with The Friends of the Episcopal Church of Cuba January 13-21, 2019. You will be introduced to the people, culture, and history of Cuba with 2 days in Havana and 1 day in Cienfuegos. Your time in Cuba will be enhanced by inspirational messages from The Rev. Dr. Luis Leon. Luis is a native of Cuba, Rector at St. John’s Church, Lafayette Square, Washington, DC and Chair of the Episcopal Church Task Force on the Church of Cuba. Find out more >
The Diocese of Haiti
St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, Pensacola FL has a mission in Haiti:
The Incarnation Project - For the Children of Le Pretre Haiti. Their last trip was a Mission Trip to Haiti, Jan 12-20, 2018. Four parishioners from St Christopher's joined 13 others, including Jim Grant from Kansas City and Fr. Eric Long from Roanoke to provide medical and dental care in the village. Larry Copenhaver will lead the dental team, with Sandy Fairchild and Natalie Williams working with him. There was a team providing worm medication, vitamins, and toothbrushes to the children and reading glasses to adults. A third team, headed by an internal medicine doctor provided primary care services to the adults. Read more >
Diocese of Central New York
You and I are called as peoples and followers of Jesus to do what Jesus told us, which is to love our neighbors. We don’t get to choose or select— or criticize even, really—who our neighbors are. Read more >
The Diocese of Long Island
Statement about "Exodus" migration by Bishop Provenzano
"Today (11/16/2018) marks the recognition and celebration of 150 years of faithful and courageous mission and ministry of our Episcopal Diocese of Long Island. We serve with wholehearted inclusiveness a very demographically diverse population. And we are known as a diocese concerned and committed to serving, with God's help, those whose lives are in need or at great risk.
The diocese has been at the forefront of social issues that demand the witness of the Gospel. We know the harsh realities of life for many in Nassau, Suffolk, Brooklyn and Queens, where our priests, deacons and church members show and share God’s Way of Love for all people.
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The Diocese of Newark
As part of their 150th anniversary celebration, Church of the Atonement in Tenafly has begun a new ministry: a portable “Blessings to Go” booth, which they have been setting up at community events since June of this year. The “Blessings to Go” ministry came out of a desire to offer spiritual support and healing. Read more >
The Diocese of New York
The Union of Black Episcopalians and the Diocesan Task Force on Domestic Violence have partnered together to show the documentary film, The Rape of Recy Taylor, on December 6, 2018. We have an Eventbrite event page at https://goo.gl/yF7xNN. Find out more >
The Diocese of Rochester
Bishop Prince Singh spent an evening with our friends at The Sisters of Saint Joseph Motherhouse, on behalf of the Greater Rochester Community of Churches. Bishop Singh shared his inspiring words on "Goodness to Go - finding our breath in today's world." Attendees also spent time in workshops, sharing stories within groups, and reflecting on how the goodness in others have shaped their lives. Bishop Singh continues to share his message of seeing the face of God in others, in our beloved communities! CLICK HERE for a slide show of pictures!
The Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe
Yes, we elected The Rev. Mark D.W. Edington on the 8th ballot on October 20, 2018, during the annual Convention of the Convocation in All Saints Church in Waterloo, Belgium. But Bishop-elect Mark cannot be ordained and consecrated until a majority of the Standing Committees of all Episcopal dioceses and all diocesan bishops have approved the election. This consent process, managed by the Council of Advice, can take a couple of months. Read all of the information >
The Diocese of New Jersey
Congratulations to all the participants in the “Racial Justice” Anti-Racism Training that ended today (November 10, 2018) at Diocesan House. The workshop’s approach emphasizes learning from history to understand systemic racism, confronting internalized racial oppression, and actions to organize against the many forms of racism.
Diocese of the Virgin Islands
The Episcopal Church website has updated the "Find a Church" section and has included more information about the VI churches - several are now on social media and a couple of them have websites.
Welcome to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church on the beautiful island of St. Croix in the United States Virgin Islands! We are a vibrant, loving community of faith that welcomes everyone. We call ourselves “the church that cares.”
St. John's Episcopal Church 27 King Street Christiansted, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, Reverend Gregory H. Gibson, Priest In Charge - and on Facebook.
St. Mary the Virgin Episcopal Church, Virgin Gorda, BVI
St. George's Anglican Church, Tortola,
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Tortola, BVI
Cathedral Church of All Saints, St. Thomas, USVI
Nazareth by the Sea, St. Thomas, USVI
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, St. Croix, USVI
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, St. Thomas, USVI
The Diocese of Western New York
The Episcopal Dioceses of Northwestern Pennsylvania and Western New York voted today (10/26/2018) to share a bishop and a staff for the next five years as they explore a deeper relationship focused on creating new opportunities for mission.
The move was formalized when Western New York elected the Rt. Rev. Sean Rowe, bishop of Northwestern Pennsylvania, for a five-year term as its provisional bishop. Rowe will assume the office upon the retirement of Bishop William Franklin in early April. Read more >