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Diocesan News

"Marriage for the Whole Church", Resolution B012, Proposed for General Convention

Bishop Provenzano, together with the Bishops of Pittsburgh and Rhode Island, has proposed a resolution on marriage to be discussed at the 79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, taking place in Austin from July 3-July 13 in Austin, Texas.

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From the Office of the Presiding Bishop: Presiding Bishop Curry, the Rev. Jim Wallis issue letter on Reclaiming Jesus Declaration

"This is not just a statement, but the beginning of a process of discernment, prayer, reflection, and action that we believe--and have been told my many others--our churches and their pastors urgently need."

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Former Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori named Feminist Scholar-in-Residence at Grace, Brooklyn Heights

Jefferts Schori will give keynote and lead part of daylong workshop at the parish on June 16. 

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Diocese of Long Island to observe March 14 as Day of Lamentation in response to Parkland shooting

As part of the response to the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, member bishops of Bishops United Against Gun Violence are holding Day of Lamentation services on Wednesday, March 14.

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Episcopal News Service: House of Bishops pledges advocacy to end gun violence, sexual violence

'Open listening session' to 'hear stories of sexual harassment and violence in the church' set for General Convention.

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The Rev. Julie Hoplamazian featured speaker at 2017 Women in Ministry Conference

Mo. Hoplamazian, rector of St. Luke and St. Matthew Episcopal Church in Brooklyn, gave the opening sermon of the Women in Ministry Conference at Princeton University Oct 23-25.

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Responding to the mass murders in Las Vegas

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Episcopal bishops call on Trump and Congress to protect 'Dreamers'

Bishops Provenzano and Wolf signed an open letter along with over 120 other bishops of The Episcopal Church. The letter implores congress not to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and to enact "permanent, meaningful legislation" that protects the 'Dreamers' affected by DACA. 

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Responding to Hurricane Harvey

Bishop Provenzano urges financial assistance and prayer for those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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Leandra Lambert named "Young Adult of the Year" at 2017 UBE National Conference

Leandra Lambert, postulant for holy orders from the Diocese of Long Island, was honored for her good faith, and service to the wider church and mission of the Union of Black Episcopalians (UBE). 

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