Bargains and Blessings Thrift Shop reopening with a new look
For a team of volunteers at the Episcopal Church of Resurrection’s Bargains and Blessings Thrift Shop in Williston Park, reopening on Oct. 7, it has been a longtime “labor of love.”
St. Peter's, Rosedale celebrates diverse parish with cultural fest
Hundreds of parishioners came out for International Homecoming day — a festive celebration of the multi-ethnic cultures at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Rosedale on Sept. 16.
St. James, Elmhurst, becomes NYC landmark
The 282-year-old church was unanimously voted for landmark status by the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission on Tuesday.
Parishioners from Long Island donate 563 knit items to Christmas at Sea program
Several parishes from throughout the diocese contributed to the program organized by the Seamen's Church Institute (SCI), donating knit hats, scarves, and cowls to mariners.
Garden at St. Francis Farmstand cuts ribbon on new season
The Garden at St. Francis opened their seventh season with a ribbon cutting event on Friday, July 7.
LI Herald: During Pride Month, Long Island LGBT clergy reflect
Father Christopher Hofer from St. Jude's in Wantagh and Father Michael Delaney, diocesan liturgist and canon pastor at the Cathedral of the Incarnation, are featured in this article by Julie Mansmann about openly gay spiritual leaders on Long Island.
Father Antonio Checo honored by NAACP
On Sunday, June 24, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP – Corona East Elmhurst Branch) presented their Clergy Award to the Very Rev. Antonio Checo, rector of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church of Jackson Heights, NY in recognition of “his faithful service to the Church and outstanding dedication to the community.”
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.
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.
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.