Going to the Diocesan Picnic? We have directions (and a reminder)

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The sixth-annual Bishop’s Diocesan Picnic runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Emrich Retreat Center (7380 Teahen Road, Brighton). Please remember to bring a lawn-chair to ensure a comfortable place to sit (especially if you want to …

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Diocesan Convention: Take a look at the 90-day booklet, new event items

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The 182nd Diocesan Convention takes place Oct. 21-22 at the Lansing Center in Lansing. Please note that all written reports for the Convention Journal are due July 25, 2016. Please email these reports to Jennifer Michalak at jmichalak@edomi.org. Questions regarding diocesan convention can be addressed to the …

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Bishop Gibbs issues statement on recent acts of violence: “Enough!”

An ambush in Dallas is the latest act of senseless violence to strike our nation.
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“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself…and who is my neighbor?” (from the 10th chapter of …

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Several great speakers to join us for Epiphanies Speaker Series

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Epiphanies speakers are chosen to broaden our minds and deepen our faith. In this inaugural year we are hosting three amazing conferences, each led by a proven leader in their field.  STEPHANIE SPELLERS leads our conference on September 28, 2016 in East Lansing, bringing expertise in Evangelism, …

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Here’s how to help a young person attend Summer Camp this year

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Help a young person go to camp this summer! The Episcopal Diocese of Michigan YAYA Ministry and Living Water Ministry are partnering with the R.I.S.E. initiative at St. Clement’s in Inkster and The Church of the Messiah in Detroit to send neighborhood young …

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Bishop’s statement on massacre; ‘senseless violence must stop’

Clark Park in Southwest Detroit was the site of a Monday gathering for prayer and remembrance. Several clergy and friends of the Diocese of Michigan were in attendance.
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“How long must I bear pain in my soul, and have sorrow in my heart all day long?” Psalm 13:2 How long, indeed! Senseless violence has once again shattered lives. This time, 49 dead, 53 wounded, countless traumatized. And, once again, …

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