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07AugCustomary for Bishop's Visitation

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What to do when the Bishop visits your congregation.

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18JulBishop Brewer's Pastoral Letter on Same-Sex Marriage

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Bishop Gregory Brewer has issued the following Pastoral Letter on Same-Sex Marriage and the Diocese of Central Florida. The expectation is that rectors, vicars and priests in charge will share it with their congregations. Diocesan lay members also are invited to share the letter among themselves and the public.
Download the letter in PDF form:

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08MayBaptism controversy nears resolution

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The Cathedral Church of St. Luke, one of the 87 congregations in the Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida, faced criticism this week over the postponement of the baptism of the adopted child of two married gay parents. 
 
Learning of the incident on Sunday, Bishop Gregory Brewer immediately reached out to the parents, and scheduled a meeting with them for Thursday, May 7.

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02MayBishop's Conference on Faith and Work: Register Now

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Dear Fellow Central Florida Lay Leaders,

Bishop Gregory Brewer has called on the Diocese of Central Florida to raise up the best in clergy and lay leadership. YOUR COMMITMENT IS VITAL TO THIS CAUSE.

REGISTER NOW FOR THE BISHOP'S CONFERENCE ON FAITH AND WORK

May 29 - 30 at Canterbury Retreat, Oviedo FL

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27AprVIDEO: Bishop Greg's sermon, April 26, 2015

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When the wolf shows up, to eat and maraud and terrorize the sheep, what does the hired hand do? The hired hand gets the heck out of town. By contrast, Jesus says that the good shepherd fights on behalf of the sheep, even at the cost, if necessary, of his own life. The good shepherd lays down his life.

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