The Grapevine
 AUGUST 27 - SEPTEMBER 9, 2014

DIOCESAN PHOTOS                                            
CLERGY CELEBRATIONS                                       DIOCESAN URGENT PRAYER LIST

Upcoming Fall ATM Workshops
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First Workshop: August 29!

Save the date for the upcoming ATM Workshops! Click HERE to view the entire fall schedule.
Diocesan Offices Observe Holiday
The diocesan offices will be closed for the Labor Day holiday, Monday, September 1st in observance. Offices will reopen Tuesday morning. 
View New Posts on the Diocesan Blog
The blogsite for news and events occurring in the diocese is updated frequently. Click HERE to see the most recent listings, including St. Mark's successful fundraiser, Church of the Epiphany Epiphanites in Nassau and St. Augustine University's Bimini cruise.
Attention All Episco-Rattlers! 
St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church in Tallahassee would like to contact and welcome incoming students to Florida A & M University (FAMU)! Please email the incoming student's name, email or cell number to or call (850) 681-0844, so a warm welcome can be extended, as well as an invitation to a special dinner in September and throughout the year. Also, if your parish has upperclass students at FAMU, please send their names too, so they can be included as well. 

Clergy Conference Registration
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September 9 - 11

Click HERE to register for this year's clergy conference. 

Photos from events
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Check out our Flickr page for updated photos from recent happenings, including Episcopal Men's Cursillo #91 reunion.

Diocesan School for Christian Studies open for Registration
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The program of studies is not just for those seeking orders as deacons in our Church. The School serves any and all lay persons who have an interest in developing skills to be more effective leaders in their parish settings. Classes meet at Saint Mark's Episcopal School, Oakland Park, Fort Lauderdale starting on September 13, 2014.  Call Pamela Fuller, The Diocesan School Administrator, at 561-254-4548 for more information or click HERE.

Anglican Chorale auditions
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The Anglican Chorale, comprising singers from across our Diocese, sings at major Diocesan liturgies in addition to maintaining a regular schedule of Evensongs at Trinity Cathedral. Singers are welcome to audition to take part in the Anglican Chorale's seventh season; Click HERE for more information about how to join.

Palmer Trinity Welcomes Head of School and Chaplain
Palmer Trinity recently announced the addition of the new Head of School, Patrick H. F. Roberts, and Chaplain, the Rev. Mary Ellen Cassini to the staff. Read the press releases HERE (Roberts) and HERE (Cassini). 
St. Mark's Welcomes New Rector
St. Mark's Episcopal Church & School in Palm Beach Gardens is pleased welcome its new associate rector, the Rev. Sanford H. Groff, Jr. Sanford has spent the last seven years as associate chaplain in the Upper School at St. Paul's School in Brooklandville, Maryland, outside of Baltimore. At this prestigious Episcopal boys' school, Sanford was in charge of chapel worship, taught two International Baccalaureate (IB) classes, and directed the school's service learning program.
Church of the Intercession Celebrates Final Eucharist
Join parishioners as they worship on Sunday, August 31 at 10 a.m. Read the details HERE.
The Rev. Dr. Sherrod Mallow Announces Retirement
Read the press release HERE. Join Fr. Mallow, and congregants at All Saints, Ft. Lauderdale for his final Eucharist on Sunday, August 31 at 10:30 a.m.
From Episcopal Charities
Online registration is now available on the EC website for next year's 2014/15 BEYOND THE WALLS: Developing, Managing and Fundraising for your Outreach Ministry classes. Click HERE to register and for more information. 
The TENS [The Episcopal Network for Stewardship] membership has also been renewed so all congregations can access some great member resources for their stewardship programs. Click HERE to login.

All Angels Recovery Ministry

August 29, 7:30 p.m.

All Angels, 1801 Ludlum Drive, Miami Springs

Recovery Ministry with intentional shared fellowship, songs of praise and scripture reflections with the 12 Step Eucharist will be launched at All Angels. Services will be on the last Friday of every month from 7:30 to 8:40 p.m., and Mother Susan Keedy will preside and give the sermon on the launch date. Everyone is welcome. All Angels has joined two other local churches' - Poinciana United Methodist and Crossbridge (formerly First Presbyterian) on-going efforts - to sustain a viable recovery ministry. For more information contact All Angels 305-888-9483 or Val McCarty 305-467-8462, Click HERE for more details.

Labor Day on the Venetian
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September 1, 11 a.m., Trinity Cathedral

This Labor Day join up with other young and young at heart adults from around the diocese for a special labor day event.  Gathering at Trinity Cathedral at 11 am, the festivities will begin with a chanted contemplative prayer service in the dark and quiet of the Cathedral, and then biking across the Venetian Causeway to the beach for a picnic and social. If you don't have a bike, you can rent one next door to the Cathedral - just contact Father Grey or Daniel Ledo so one can be reserved one for you.  It should be a great way to start a great day!

Diocesan Social Justice Forum
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September 6, 9:30 a.m. Registration

This forum will include a conversation on racism and the Episcopal Church, a presentation on Human Trafficking. Register online HERE . Click HERE for more information.
UBE Sunday
Sunday, September 7 is UBE Sunday. Please consider using THESE inserts for your bulletin. 

Food Packing for Haiti
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September 13

St. Mark's, Palm Beach Gardens

Volunteer to make a difference in the lives of over 3200 school children in Haiti. Help pack meals for just a few hours of commitment. Read more information HERE.
Sponsored by three area Episcopal churches: St. Paul's, Delray, St. Mark's, Palm Beach Gardens, and Church of the Advent, Palm City. 

HFC Music Festival
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September 13 & 14

Holy Family, Miami Gardens

Join Holy Family for a wonderful evening of classical, contemporary, jazz and good ole' time Jamaican and caribbean music, as the artists hail from Jamaica and St. Lucia. This is the fourth year the event is being held and each year has been more enjoyable and appreciated by attendees. For information about the artists, even video clips, please visit the website, Seating is limited, get tickets early. Discounts for groups of 10.   

Upcoming Holy Land Trip 2015
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March 2  

Click HERE to register and for more information. There are only a few spaces left! 

Happening #33
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September 19 - 21

St. Joseph's, Boynton Beach

Click HERE to view more information and HERE to register. View and print the flyer HERE.

Annual Calendar
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Click HERE to view the 2014 - 2015 calendar. 

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The Episcopal Diocese of Southeast Florida includes 76 congregations, with approximately 38,000 parishioners, from Key West, north to Jensen Beach, and west to Clewiston. The mission is to make known to all people the transforming power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, including ALL, excluding none.