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Hundreds Flock to Annual Strawberry Festival at Zion, Douglaston

The annual festival drew hundreds of visitors to enjoy fresh strawberries, strawberry ice cream and their signature strawberry shortcake. Some of the raised money goes to support Zion’s “Rhythms of Grace” program, a church service designed especially for autistic children. 

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Video News Comments: Brooklyn Clergy at Brooklyn Pride 2017

The Rev. Marie Tatro and the Rev. John DeNaro comment on the important role of the Church at Pride events. 

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Episcopalians worship in the shadow of Parish of St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre

Long Island Herald writer Ben Strack, profiles Church of the Ascension in Rockville Centre and what it is like to worship and gather next to the large Roman Catholic Cathedral across the street.

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Pentecost Celebration Unites Flushing Deanery

270 parishioners gathered outside from four parishes in the Flushing Deanery to celebrate Pentecost together.

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Presiding Bishop on the President’s action and the Paris Climate Accord

With the announcement by President Donald Trump of his decision to withdraw the commitment made by the United States to the Paris Climate Accord, I am reminded of the words of the old spiritual which speaks of God and God's creation in these words, "He's got the whole world in his hands."

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"Angelmobile" has arrived in Brooklyn

A mobile soup kitchen and community resource office arrived this week in Brooklyn after being driven nearly 3,000 miles from its manufacturer in California. Staff and volunteers will be able to provide up to 800 meals per day and critical social services out of its mobile office.

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Presiding Bishop’s video leads worldwide prayer campaign Thy Kingdom Come

On May 25, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry leads the Thy Kingdom Come videos for the Worldwide Anglican Communion. Thy Kingdom Come is a campaign initiated by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby calling for prayer by individuals, congregations and families. 

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Video News: St. John’s Hosts Presentation on Effective Opioid Addiction Treatment

Over 100 people filled the parish hall on May 15 at St. John's for the presentation, "What Works: Practices for Reversing the Epidemic of Opioid Addiction & Overdose".

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Episcopal Cyclists Raise Money and Build Networks for Ministry

Five years ago, the Episcopalian South Shore Bike Ride began as a way for Christ Church, Babylon to raise money to sponsor a single day of building to support Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk County. Along the way, cyclists would meet and learn a little about their neighboring parishes. Today, the annual ride supports two or three build days per year and has developed into a collaborative network that showcases and supports ministries along the south shore.

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Video News: Community Leaders, Students Vow to Take Action Against Opioid Epidemic

Bishop Provenzano and several other clergy from the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island joined over 1,200 community leaders and students at a forum focused on combatting the opioid epidemic on Long Island at St. Anthony's High School on April 26 .

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