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Bishop's Writing / Enews September

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Dear Friends in Christ,

I have several different things to share with you this month.

Youth Ministry

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Statement from Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on the death of Queen Elizabeth II

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Today we mourn the passing and celebrate the life and legacy of Queen Elizabeth II. My prayers for peace go out for her, for her loved ones, and for all those who knew and loved her throughout the world.
Her resilience, her dignity, and her model of quiet faith and piety have been—and will continue to be—an example for so many.
May she rest in peace and rise in glory.
The Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church


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Presiding Bishop Michael Curry to give opening address at Hobart College bicentennial event

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Commemorating the 200th anniversary of the founding of Hobart College, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop—and Hobart graduate—Michael B. Curry will deliver virtual opening remarks at a Sept. 25 panel discussion titled “The Quest for Inclusion: From Bishop John Henry Hobart to Today.”
All are welcome to join from 3 to 4:30 p.m. ET.

Information found HERE.

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Do you feel called to the work of church and community redevelopment?

Thursday, September 1, 2022

Do you feel called to the work
of church and community redevelopment?


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WEBINAR INVITATON: Sacred Ground Fall Kickoff with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

Thursday, September 1, 2022

For: Sacred Ground facilitators and participants—and all Episcopalians interested in learning more about this dialogue series on race.

Sept. 15, 1:30 p.m. ET

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Climate Change Conference

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Take Action on Climate Justice

Apply to be a member of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry's delegation
to the 2022 U.N. climate change conference (COP27)

Who? All Episcopalians over 18 are invited to apply--particularly members of Black and Indigenous communities, people of color, LGBTQ+ Episcopalians, Episcopalians from communities on the frontline of climate change, and Episcopalians with disabilities

Where? In person in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, or online in virtual meetings

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