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In the wake of the death of Trayvon Martin on February 12, 2012 in Sanford, a forum will be sponsored by The Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida, the church’s Anti-Racism Committee, Minority Ministries Commission and the Union of Black Episcopalians, at Church of the Holy Cross, Sanford.
The purpose of the forum, beginning 9 a.m. on February 16, is to show support for our Episcopal family in the Sanford community and the people of Sanford, planners said. A panel discussion...
In mid-December, The Daughters of the King in Central Florida received an unusual request for help as preparations were underway for the institution of a new chapter in Augsburg, Germany — the first at German churches of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe (www.tec-europe.org).
The Order of Daughters of the King, Central Florida Chapter, has scheduled a women’s retreat for March 9.
The retreat is set for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Canterbury Retreat & Conference Center, 1601 Alafaya Trail, Oviedo, FL 32765
“Celebrating the Women in God's Story” is the theme of the event. Conference leader will be the Ven. Kristi Alday, Archdeacon and Dean of The Institute of Christian Studies.
Worship Leader will be the Rev. Canon...
The Biblical Gospel: Its Significance and Impact in Spiritual Renewal
By the Rev. Dr. Reid Hensarling
WestBow Press, 2012
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The Rev. Dr. Reid Hensarling, Associate Rector at All Saints' Episcopal Church, Lakeland, has spent 35 years studying and teaching the Scriptures and preaching about Jesus Christ and spiritual renewal. He has served several Episcopal congregations...
Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, is on the minds and hearts of everyone as we try to "digest" the situation and determine what we might be able to help others. The loss and disaster are much different than our periodic natural disasters: tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods.
Even here in Central Florida, people are in need of counseling because of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, as well as similar man-made catastrophes closer to home.
On Dec. 8, at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke, the Rt. Rev. Gregory Brewer ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacons in Christ’s One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church:George Michael AndersonDinesh BissoondialMary Louise DelanceyJohn Ray MotisTimothy Ray WetheringtonKatherine Ann Yotter
A reception followed in the Great Hall.
See photos of the event.
Listen to Bishop Brewer's sermon.
A group of Florida volunteers who were in Minot this past week have Hope Village's record so far for coming the longest distance to help with flood recovery.
Eight members of Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church in Lecanto, Fla., joined by the Buffalo, N.Y., grandson of one of the couples came about 2,066 miles to labor on flooded homes while staying in Hope Village.*
The men were...
From the Triangle News Leader
Friday, August 24, 2012
Father Ed Bartle, Rector, announces the return of Richard Ryan to St. Edward's just one year after his exciting performance at St. Edward's in Hartridge Hall. This year Richard returns with many new songs first rate - beautiful professional orchestrations and...