Thursday, May 30, 2019

Diocesan News

Closed Episcopal Church in Center City reopened to find a new mission (Philadelphia Inquirer)
ICYMI The Philadelphia Inquirer had two stories on the diocese over the holiday weekend. The first on the move and the second on the re-opening of St. Stephens. "“When we abandon one of these places we abandon the possibilities of spreading what we believe in so deeply," said Bishop Guti√©rrez. Read here.
Wear Orange Sunday
6/2, Across the Diocese
Wear Orange is a national program to raise awareness and speak out about gun violence. Wear Orange this Sunday, June 2nd. Watch the video here.
Supporting materials available here.



Summer Choir Camp
6/17-6/21 and 7/29-8/2
Unique one week programs at both St. Mark's Philadelphia and St. Peter's Philadelphia provide an exceptional music experience for children. Camp ages vary for each program. Both churches offer after-school programs during the year as well.

A Day in Their Shoes: Poverty Simulation
10/5, Bishop McDevitt Highschool
Poverty is a reality for many individuals and families. But unless you've experienced poverty, it's difficult to truly understand. People across the diocese are invited to participate in a Poverty Simulation, you will take on the identity of a real person in poverty. People with experience providing services operate stations. More details.

Ordinations
6/8, Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral
The Bishop will be ordaining six deacons and receiving one; and receiving two priests. Please join us. Reception to follow. More details.
More Events


Alex's Lemonade Stand
6/9, Incarnation Holy Sacrament, Drexel Hill

The awesome kids of the Sunday School are holding their annual "Alex's Lemonade Stand" on Sunday, June 9, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM on the church's front lawn! More details.
Lobsterfest
6/1, Trinity, Solebury

Featuring music by the award winning St. Thomas Gospel Choir, Trinity celebrates its 24th Annual Lobsterfest, a picnic style party featuring live bands, raffle, crafts, children’s games, and, of course, lobster and rib dinners. More details.

Community Flea Market
6/1, St. Jude and The Nativity,
Lafayette Hill
St. Jude's World Famous Flea Market returns! Tons of vendors including food, great shopping, and easy parking. (The diocese will have a table here too.) More details.
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