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Connect is an online monthly ewsletter with news and announcements around the Diocese of Florida as well as The Episcopal Church
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An Important Message from Bishop Howard Regarding Coronavirus

With the constantly evolving nature of COVID-19/Coronavirus, I continue to monitor the latest updates and, as I committed to in a note to clergy last week, I will communicate all necessary information throughout the diocese. You may expect a weekly (or perhaps more frequent) communication from me. This week I am participating in a virtual meeting with the House of Bishops as our in-person meeting was cancelled. Following the advice and insight shared, I wanted to pass along some important points of consideration as you plan for services on Sunday:
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Bishop Howard provides insights on Easter

Bishop Howard provides insights on Easter and online worship throughout the diocese in this interview with NPR. Advance to 3:40 to hear his comments.
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Regular Sunday Worship Suspended Throughout the Diocese: A Message from Bishop Howard

I met at length yesterday with our Standing Committee and Chancellor Fred Isaac and I have spent my time since then in conversation with other Church leaders and in prayer. As a result, I am suspending regular Sunday worship in the Diocese of Florida at least through Sunday March 29, 2020. I will continue, as I have promised, to be in touch with you closely; and should circumstances in our Diocese warrant a change to this directive I will let you know.
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Live Streaming Sunday Services

Several local churches will be live streaming Sunday services. Click more information below for a list and links.
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Hurricane Relief Fund

Please give today to our Hurricane Relief Fund and help our partners and dioceses reach vulnerable communities devastated by Hurricane Laura and other Gulf Coast storms.
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Recent Headlines & A Call to Prayer

I write to you at a moment of tension, anxiety and frustration. Please join me this day in prayer for all of those touched by the headlines. Join me in prayer for our nation and our world. And join me with St. Francis in praying that God may make us, truly, instruments of His peace.
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