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Diocesan News

"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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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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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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Photo gallery: 2017 Mass on the Grass Baccalaureate Service

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Photo Gallery: UBE Northeast Regional Conference 2017

The 2017 Union of Black Episcopalians Northeast Regional Conference brought over 100 people together last Saturday, May 6 at the Mercer School of Theology. Participants came from as far away as Boston and Newark to focus on the theme ”Breaking Barriers: Being Agents of Change”.

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RIP - Sylvia Beatrice Henry-Miles, mother of Canon Glenworth Miles

Sylvia Beatrice Henry-Miles, mother of the Very Rev. Canon Glenworth Miles, died Tuesday, May 9. Canon Miles is the rector of St. George's Episcopal Church, Brooklyn. 

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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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New vicar will lead two North Fork churches

“I feel at this stage a bit like an anthropologist. I’m exploring and learning about the cultures and seeing what the larger needs are in the community and how the churches can meet those needs,” said Joslin in this profile in the Suffolk Times by Kelly Zegers. 

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Nomination deadline nears for Episcopal Church positions, committees, boards

The deadline to submit a nominee application for Executive Council, Trustee of the Church Pension Fund, and other Episcopal Church board positions that will be elected during the next General Convention is Wednesday, May 10.

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