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Join the The Irma Smith Health MinistryWalking Club for * Fitness * Fun * Fellowship, every Saturday morning!! Our new start time is 8:00AM. Each walk journeys to through a different neighborhood and kicks-off with prayer & a warm-up. ALL fitness levels are welcome! Read all about the12 Benefits of Walking!
Vacation Bible School (VBS) - August 10 through 21 - registration is now open for children ages 5 to 12 years old. The program cost is $25.00 for one week and $40.00 for two weeks. Applications are available in the Church office or click here to download.
We are seeking volunteers to serve as teachers and helpers to make the program another success. If you are interested in volunteering please submit a letter of interest along with your resume to the Church Office either by mail or email (email@example.com. Monetary and supply donations are welcome.
Trips and Tours are on break for the summer, but you may register for the fall trips: Sept. 3, Eldridge Street Synagogue; and Oct. 6, Muslim Mosque; Nov. 3, Buddhist Temple. You may see Adrian Simmons for additional information and to register to attend.
Our summer worship schedule has begun, through mid-September. There will be ONE service at 9:00AM. Holy Eucharist, Rite II w/ Sr. Choir (July) and Holy Eucharist, Rite II w/ Gospel Choir (August). Have an enjoyable summer!
St. Philip's Episcopal/Anglican Church
(The Diocese of Long Island)
The Venerable Carver W. Israel, Rector
The Right Reverend Lawrence C. Provenzano, Diocesan Bishop
EPISCOPAL CHURCH ELECTS FIRST BLACK PRESIDING BISHOP
Jesus movement, and nothing can stop the movement of God’s love in this world.”
While he will not step into the role until this fall, the top priority he shared with the convention, Curry said, is “evangelism and forming real followers of Jesus, and then witnessing in the world ... in ways that really lift up the power of love,” he said.
“It’s exciting for people of faith to go back to their roots,” he said. “Jesus said, ‘Follow me,’ so we are going to try to do that in ways that are meaningful for this time. It’s an exciting time; this is a wonderful church and good people. I’m just looking forward to serving.”
As bishop of the Raleigh-based Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, Curry is the leader of Charlotte’s Episcopal churches. They include St. Peter’s in uptown, Christ Episcopal on Providence Road, St. Martin’s in the Elizabeth neighborhood, Holy Comforter on Park Road and St. John’s on Carmel Road.
He will be installed as presiding bishop for the denomination on Nov. 1 at the National Cathedral in Washington.
A Chicago native who has two daughters with his wife, Sharon, Curry grew up in Buffalo, N.Y., and graduated from Hobart College and Yale Divinity School. He was ordained as a priest in Winston-Salem, leading parishes there and in Ohio. He then served for 12 years at St. James Church in Baltimore, which was established in 1824 as the third black Episcopal congregation in the U.S.
Brooklyn Archdeaconry ECW General Membership Meeting: Click here.
The Episcopal Church elected its first African-American presiding bishop, choosing Bishop Michael Curry of Raleigh during the national assembly.
Curry will succeed Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, who will complete her nine-year term Nov. 1. She was the first female presiding bishop and the first woman to lead an Anglican national church.
“We’ve got a society where there are challenges before us. We know that. And there are crises all around us. And the church has challenges before us,” Curry said during brief comments as he was introduced to the assembly. “We are part of the