Bishop Greg's Sermons

Bishop Brewer's homily, August 7, 2014, at the Diocese of Central Florida Matthew 16:13-19 – Peter Declares That Jesus Is the Messiah13 When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?”14 They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.”15 “But what about you?” he asked.


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  • / 28 aug

    Episcopal Diocese responds to arrest of Titusville youth worker

    The Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida has received information regarding the arrest of a parish youth worker who  Florda Department of Law Enforcement investigators say had child pornography on a home computer.   St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church, Titusville, immediately terminated its employment of the youth worker, Lucas Brandenburg, and prohibited him from being on church property or having contact with any children.  Before his employment at St. Gabriel's, Brandenburg had fulfilled the Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida's required Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse certificate program, called Safeguarding God's Children.

  • / 28 aug

    The Art of Marriage workshop coming to Canterbury Sept 26-27

    FamilyLife, Canterbury Retreat Center and the Central Florida Christian Chamber of Commerce invite you to "The Art of Marriage," September 26-27

  • / 8 aug

    A charge by Bishop Greg Brewer to one being ordained to the priesthood

    A charge by Bishop Greg Brewer to one being ordained to the priesthoodThe Rev. Jerry De Jesus, July 20, 2014, Orlando It is appropriate, before the ordination takes place, for the bishop to give the ordinand a charge.

  • / 28 jul

    Diocesan office reorganization goal: Active Mission

    For any organization, stamping out brush fires is necessary at times, but as a standard business model, the practice is not conducive to long-range planning and implementation of overall vision and mission. That was the conclusion of management consultant Peter Giersch, whom the Diocese of Central Florida contracted in June and July for a makeover of the diocesan staff, its function and configuration. Giersch specializes in helping nonprofits move their focus from maintenance to mission.

  • / 25 jul

    Domestic-abuse ‘Preach In’ coming in October

    It takes a congregation, a diocese and a region to address the underreported crisis of domestic abuse, so a local shelter is teaming up with faith groups including the Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida to get the word out. Eighty percent of incidents of abuse occur in secret, with no one but those involved ever discovering what happened, said Manny Ayala, faith advocate and prevention coordinator with Orange County-based Harbor House. Harbor House is calling on clergy and lay members of the diocese to help raise awareness of the plague of abuse on the weekend of Oct.

  • / 18 jul

    Congregational Development Grants Awarded

    In January, the Diocese of Central Florida’s Annual Convention passed a resolution to set aside $50,000 in grant money for unaided congregations. Fourteen churches submitted requests.

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The 45th Annual Diocesan Convention

The Forty-Fifth Annual Convention of the Diocese of Central Florida was held at St. George Episcopal Church and La Hacienda Center, The Villages, Florida, Friday, January 24 & Saturday, January 25, 2014.



We are Christians committed to loving God and our neighbor, and we work to spread the teachings of Jesus Christ in our community and the world. We are part of the U.S. Episcopal Church.


* Pray and ask God for His leadership and His missionary strategy.

* Strengthen our relationships with one another, becoming even more deeply a diocesan family.

* Raise up new clergy and lay leaders, wisely using our God-given resources, including time and money.

* Address the missionary challenge that is before us in our neighborhoods.

* Take our place within the councils of the Episcopal Church.

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1017 E. Robinson St.
Orlando, FL 32801
(407) 423-3567

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