Dear Ones, increasingly it seems, America is not a safe place for Americans. Water sources prove unreliable, peaceful marchers are mowed down by cars and now, last Sunday, over 500 citizens of the United States were injured and close to sixty died. They were not killed by an invading force or by foreign inspired terrorists. They were killed by a fellow citizen. So, what does that mean? Well, first of all, tears and regret are not enough. We are living in a culture that calls for change. [Read more…]
ST. PAUL’S YOUTH MUSIC PROGRAM: Register now for St. Paul’s after-school Youth Music Program, which provides small group music lessons for children (between the ages of 4 and 17) in *SINGING, *RUDIMENTAL and HAND DRUMS, *GUITAR. The program serves young people from the community as a whole and does not include religious content. Program Dates: Friday, Oct. 16 – Friday, Dec. 8, Fridays and Mondays, 3 PM to 5 PM;: Cost: $50 per family per 10-week session. CLICK HERE to download a registration form
ANTI-RACISM WORKSHOP, OSSINING
Sept. 29 – Sept. 30 (See flyer: workshop flier St. Paul’s on the Hill_rev)
Registration Deadline: End of day September 25. TO REGISTER, CLICK HERE.
The purpose of the Diocesan antiracism workshops is to help us become aware of how the sin of racism impacts all of our lives, and how we all unconsciously and consciously participate in racist systems. It is required for clergy in our diocese and highly recommended for lay leadership. [Read more…]
WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? CHAOS OR COMMUNITY? Click here and scroll down for: A message from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry.
BISHOP GLASSPOOL WRITES ON SANCTUARY This letter is a follow-up to Bishop Dietsche’s excellent letter On Sanctuary. The purpose of this letter is primarily to provide online links to websites and organizations – including our own congregations – already engaged in a wide variety of ministries under the huge umbrella of sanctuary. Click here.
FOR ALL OF YOU ARE ONE IN CHRIST JESUS. The Episcopal New York, Summer 2017: Click here to read: Race Edition.
ST. PAUL’S SUMMER MUSIC CAMP July 10 – July 21, M-F, 6PM-8PM
Small group music lessons for kids from 4 to 17 in: SINGING, KEYBOARD, RUDIMENTAL and HAND DRUMS, DANCE, and GUITAR. [Read more…]
With the announcement by President Donald Trump of his decision to withdraw the commitment made by the United States to the Paris Climate Accord, I am reminded of the words of the old spiritual which speaks of God and God’s creation in these words, “He’s got the whole world in his hands.” The whole world belongs to God, as Psalm 24 teaches us. God’s eye is ever on even the tiny sparrow, as Jesus taught and the song says (Luke 12:6). And we human beings have been charged with being trustees, caretakers, stewards of God’s creation (Genesis 1:26-31). [Read more…]