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What You Can Do: Four Key Prevention Messages from the Zika Taskforce | Episcopal Relief and Development

Across the US, Episcopalians are gearing up for summer activities. But this summer, with concerns about the Zika virus moving north into the continental US, new questions are popping up. Responding to these concerns, Episcopal Relief & Development assembled a taskforce of experts to create a resource that would help Episcopal churches in the United […]

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The Rev. John Pitzer Received into the Episcopal Church

The Rev. John Pitzer‘s Holy Orders were received into the Episcopal Church by the Rt. Rev. Morris K. Thompson, Jr. on May 21 at St. James, Baton Rouge. He will serve as the head of the St. James Center for Spiritual Formation.

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The Very Rev. Dr. Roman Roldan Appointed Dean of the Baton Rouge Deanery

The Very Rev. Dr. Roman Roldan was appointed by Bishop Thompson to serve as the dean of the Baton Rouge deanery, effective May 16. Also, this month, he completed his Doctorate in Ministry from Trinity School for Ministry. Congratulations!

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The Rev. Mark Holland’s Last Sunday at St. James

The Very Rev. Mark Holland served his last Sunday as rector of St. James, Baton Rouge, on May 15. He has served at the church since 2003. He also served as the dean of the Baton Rouge Deanery. Pentecost Sunday at St. James Episcopal Church. A video posted by Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana (@edolaorg) on […]

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The Rev. LeBaron Taylor Called as Priest-in-Charge of St. Matthew’s, Bogalusa

The Rev. LeBaron Taylor was called to serve as priest-in-charge of St. Matthew’s, Bogalusa, effective May 15. He has been serving as supply priest of St. Matthew’s and Church of the Incarnation, Amite.

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The Rev. John Sloan Miller Called as Priest-in-Charge of St. Stephen’s, Innis

The Rev. John Sloan Miller was called to serve as priest-in-charge of St. Stephen’s, Innis, effective May 1.

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Presiding Bishop Michael Curry to Preach at Christ Church Cathedral on July 31

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, will preach at the opening Eucharist of the UBE Conference at Christ Church Cathedral on Sunday, July 31 at 7:00 pm. This is his first visit to the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana since his institution as Presiding Bishop in November 2015. The UBE Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency […]

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Canon Mark Stevenson named as director of Episcopal Migration Ministries

  [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry has appointed the Rev. Canon E. Mark Stevenson as Director of Episcopal Migration Ministries, a member of the Presiding Bishop’s staff. Since September 2013, Stevenson has served as the Episcopal Church Domestic Poverty Missioner, responsible for encouraging poverty ministry efforts […]

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Preparing for Hurricane Season 2016 – Things to do the Fourth Week of May

Last week, the National Hurricane Center, during National Hurricane Preparedness Week, ran a series of informative articles that went into great detail on how to protect your home and to keep yourself and your family  safe before, during, and after a hurricane. You can read the National Hurricane Preparedness Week blog posts series here: https://noaanhc.wordpress.com/ In the Episcopal […]

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Things to Know: Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 15-21, 2016) with the National Hurricane Center

The National Hurricane Center talks about hurricanes and things to do reduce risk and safeguard life. May 15-21 is Hurricane Preparedness Week. Click each graphic to learn more and read the associated blog post on Inside the Eye, the official blog of the National Hurricane Center.                  

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Women’s group sews to provide comfort | The Advocate — Baton Rouge, Louisiana

For years, the women of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church’s Prayer Shawl ministry have been meeting periodically to knit, contemplating with every stitch, the peace of mind that comes with faith… When the group decided to expand their ministry to the community, they discussed several ways to do that, and in the end, came up with […]

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Six months in, Presiding Bishop reflects on church challenges

During a PBS NewsHour interview that aired May 17, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry talks with Judy Woodruff about the challenges facing the Episcopal Church and Christianity. Source: Episcopal News Service| Six months in, Presiding Bishop reflects on church challenges

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Presiding Bishop shares his vision for mission

[Episcopal News Service – Ponce, Puerto Rico] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry brought his message of the Jesus Movement to the 21st Global Episcopal Mission Network Conference during a May 18 keynote address. “Evangelism is just one beggar telling another beggar where to find [some] bread,” he said, offering a quote from by the Ceylonese Methodist […]

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The House of Bishops has issued an exciting new resource for Episcopalians everywhere.

Read the report here: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/library/document/re-membering-and-re-imagining-essays-episcopal-church    

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Meet our 2016 Conference Celebrants and Preachers | The Union of Black Episcopalians – National

Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry and other exciting and vibrant leadership in the Episcopal Church will serve as celebrants and preachers for our 48th Annual Business Meeting and Conference set for July 31 – August 4 in New Orleans, LA. Source: Meet our 2016 Conference Celebrants and Preachers | The Union of Black Episcopalians – […]

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Upcoming Events

May
21
Sat
8:30 am Christwood Atrium Art Gallery: T... @ Christwood Atrium Art Gallery
Christwood Atrium Art Gallery: T... @ Christwood Atrium Art Gallery
May 21 @ 8:30 am – Jun 26 @ 5:00 pm
May 21 – June 26 Atrium Art Gallery: “Traveling the Mind’s Eye” with Artist Tim Trapolin Christwood, 100 Christwood Blvd, Covington   “Traveling the Mind’s Eye with Artist Tim Trapolin” is the next exhibit in[...]
May
28
Sat
10:00 am Eracism Meeting @ Christ Church Cathedral
Eracism Meeting @ Christ Church Cathedral
May 28 @ 10:00 am
  Eracism Meetings – held on Saturdays at 10:00am in the Westfeldt Room.  ERACE provides a forum for concerned people to come together to deal with the difficult and painful subject of racism.
May
29
Sun
4:00 pm Connect with the Divine through ... @ Christ Church Cathedral
Connect with the Divine through ... @ Christ Church Cathedral
May 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
In Christ Church Cathedral’s Chapel, 2919 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70115 Cost: free(Donations are welcomed but are not required.) What to Wear: Comfortable, layered clothing What to Bring: A yoga mat & an[...]
5:00 pm Trinity Artist Series: Ryan Dodge @ Trinity, New Orleans
Trinity Artist Series: Ryan Dodge @ Trinity, New Orleans
May 29 @ 5:00 pm
Sunday, May 29 at 5:00 pm Trinity Artist Series: Ryan Dodge Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave, New Orleans New York based composer/multi-instrumentalist Ryan Dodge present a concert of piano,violin and organ music in a program[...]
May
30
Mon
12:00 pm St. Anna’s Clinic
St. Anna’s Clinic
May 30 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Mondays from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM  & Wednesdays from 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM    Anna’s Place NOLA Outreach Clinic St. Anna’s Episcopal Church, 1313 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans Inside the yellow House — ring[...]
May
31
Tue
5:30 pm Lift Your Gaze: Yoga in the Cath... @ Christ Church Cathedral
Lift Your Gaze: Yoga in the Cath... @ Christ Church Cathedral
May 31 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
  Cost: FREE (Donations are welcomed but are not required) What to Wear: Comfortable, layered clothing What to Bring:  A yoga mat Cathedrals evolved to become spaces which invite the eyes and the heart to[...]
Jun
1
Wed
3:30 pm St. Anna’s Mobile Clinic @ St. Anna's Episcopal Church
St. Anna’s Mobile Clinic @ St. Anna's Episcopal Church
Jun 1 @ 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm
St. Anna's Mobile Clinic @ St. Anna's Episcopal Church | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
Anna’s Place NOLA Outreach Clinic St. Anna’s Episcopal Church, 1313 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans Inside the yellow House — ring doorbell in front (All services free; donations accepted) Mondays  Noon – 3 PM:  Doctor available; Blood[...]
Jun
2
Thu
all-day Pilgrimage to the Holy Land
Pilgrimage to the Holy Land
Jun 2 – Jun 14 all-day
Registration and deposit due: February 26 Information on the Pilgrimage:   “. . . Five gospels record the life of Jesus. Four you will find in books and one you will find in theland they call[...]
Jun
3
Fri
all-day Men’s Retreat @ Solomon Episcopal Conference Center
Men’s Retreat @ Solomon Episcopal Conference Center
Jun 3 – Jun 5 all-day
 MEN’S RETREAT WITH BISHOP THOMPSON AND FR. BILL! June 3-5 (starting with dinner at 6:00 p.m.) at the Solomon Center. Your $100 deposit is due now in the church office and spaces are filling fast![...]
Jun
4
Sat
10:00 am Eracism Meeting @ Christ Church Cathedral
Eracism Meeting @ Christ Church Cathedral
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am
  Eracism Meetings – held on Saturdays at 10:00am in the Westfeldt Room.  ERACE provides a forum for concerned people to come together to deal with the difficult and painful subject of racism.
Jun
5
Sun
4:00 pm Connect with the Divine through ... @ Christ Church Cathedral
Connect with the Divine through ... @ Christ Church Cathedral
Jun 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
In Christ Church Cathedral’s Chapel, 2919 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70115 Cost: free(Donations are welcomed but are not required.) What to Wear: Comfortable, layered clothing What to Bring: A yoga mat & an[...]
Jun
6
Mon
12:00 pm St. Anna’s Clinic
St. Anna’s Clinic
Jun 6 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Mondays from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM  & Wednesdays from 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM    Anna’s Place NOLA Outreach Clinic St. Anna’s Episcopal Church, 1313 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans Inside the yellow House — ring[...]
Jun
7
Tue
5:30 pm Lift Your Gaze: Yoga in the Cath... @ Christ Church Cathedral
Lift Your Gaze: Yoga in the Cath... @ Christ Church Cathedral
Jun 7 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
  Cost: FREE (Donations are welcomed but are not required) What to Wear: Comfortable, layered clothing What to Bring:  A yoga mat Cathedrals evolved to become spaces which invite the eyes and the heart to[...]
Jun
8
Wed
3:30 pm St. Anna’s Mobile Clinic @ St. Anna's Episcopal Church
St. Anna’s Mobile Clinic @ St. Anna's Episcopal Church
Jun 8 @ 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm
St. Anna's Mobile Clinic @ St. Anna's Episcopal Church | New Orleans | Louisiana | United States
Anna’s Place NOLA Outreach Clinic St. Anna’s Episcopal Church, 1313 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans Inside the yellow House — ring doorbell in front (All services free; donations accepted) Mondays  Noon – 3 PM:  Doctor available; Blood[...]
Jun
11
Sat
9:00 am The Heart of Mindfullness @ Parker United Methodist Church
The Heart of Mindfullness @ Parker United Methodist Church
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Heart of Mindfulness June 11 from 9 am – 3 pm at United Methodist Church   A day retreat on The Heart of Mindfulness Saturday, June 11, 9 am – 3 pm will be held at[...]
10:00 am Eracism Meeting @ Christ Church Cathedral
Eracism Meeting @ Christ Church Cathedral
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am
  Eracism Meetings – held on Saturdays at 10:00am in the Westfeldt Room.  ERACE provides a forum for concerned people to come together to deal with the difficult and painful subject of racism.
Jun
12
Sun
3:00 pm Amy Corder in Concert (St. Georg... @ St. George's Episcopal Church
Amy Corder in Concert (St. Georg... @ St. George's Episcopal Church
Jun 12 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday, June 12 at 3:00 pm Amy Corder in Concert St. George’s Episcopal Church, 4600 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans On June 12, St. George’s Choir alum, Amy Corder will present a collection of operatic & art song[...]
4:00 pm Connect with the Divine through ... @ Christ Church Cathedral
Connect with the Divine through ... @ Christ Church Cathedral
Jun 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
In Christ Church Cathedral’s Chapel, 2919 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70115 Cost: free(Donations are welcomed but are not required.) What to Wear: Comfortable, layered clothing What to Bring: A yoga mat & an[...]
Jun
13
Mon
all-day Vacation Bible School (St. James... @ St. James Episcopal Church
Vacation Bible School (St. James... @ St. James Episcopal Church
Jun 13 – Jun 17 all-day
Vacation Bible School (St. James, Baton Rouge) @ St. James Episcopal Church | Baton Rouge | Louisiana | United States
  Vacation Bible School Registration is Open! Vacation Bible School 2016 at St. James will be held the week of June 13-17 with drop-off starting at 8:30 a.m. Sessions run from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00[...]

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