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Regathering Across Our Diocese

May 21, 2021

Bishop Howard’s Easter Sermon

April 8, 2021

The Rt. Rev. Samuel Johnson Howard preaching on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021. Learn more about St. John's Cathedral: https://www.jaxcathedral.org

An Easter 2021 Message From Bishop Howard

April 4, 2021

God bless you, happy Easter and may this be a day of joy for you and for those you love and may it also be a day on which the truth of the Easter story comes home to you in dearer and greater ways.

An Update on Regathering Across our Diocese

March 17, 2021

Bishop Howard reflects on the past year as it relates to in-person worship, and upcoming regathering considerations for Holy Week and Easter.

Ash Wednesday Message from Bishop Howard

February 17, 2021

The foundation of repentance is love, grace and mercy, and the ashes can be to us a sign of love, a reminder of our baptismal vows and a mark of God's faithfulness to us. After all, the important thing about Ash Wednesday and the Lenten season should not be the dark smudge on our foreheads, but the smile on our faces and the joy in our hearts.

Convention 2021: Bishop Howard’s Address

February 1, 2021

The Rt. Rev. Samuel Johnson Howard addresses attendees at the 178th Annual Convention with a powerful message of hope, what Jesus tells us about blessings and what it means to be instruments of God's peace.

A Happy and Blessed New Year!

January 1, 2021

Bishop Howard shares his blessings and provides his thoughts about the theme of Convention 2020, "Bringing the Good News," and how we were given opportunities to live that theme throughout the year. "May God continue to richly bless us and may God continue His work to bring us all together, once more, in worshipping Him."

Merry Christmas from the Diocese

December 25, 2020

A Christmas message from Bishop Howard.

Prayer For Our Country

November 11, 2020

Bishop Howard provides a prayer for our country.

Regathering Across the Diocese of Florida

September 21, 2020

Regathering protocols amidst COVID-19

Considerations About Regathering Across the Diocese

July 16, 2020

Things to consider when going back to churches

Reconciliation

June 15, 2020

Bishop Howard speaks about reconsiliation

Our Regathering Plan

May 22, 2020

Bishop Howard speaks about what to expect when regathering

Important Updates from Bishop Howard

May 1, 2020

Bishop Howard provides updates

Continued Connection across the Diocese

April 17, 2020

How to continue faith practices outside of the church

An Easter Message from Bishop Howard

April 9, 2020

Easter Message

Holy Week, Bishop’s Appeal & Continued Prayer

April 7, 2020

Holy Week message

Virtual Holy Week with Palm Sunday

April 3, 2020

Virtual Holy Week message

Holy Week with the Diocese of Florida

March 31, 2020

Virtual Holy Week - coming together without leaving home

A Call to Prayer

March 25, 2020

Bishop Howard with a call to prayer

Reflecting on Sunday Services – Live Streaming, Drive Ins and More

March 23, 2020

Bishop Howard speaking on behalf of virtual Sunday services

Spiritual Closeness in a time of Social Distancing

March 20, 2020

Bishop Howard speaking on how to remain close to your faith during COVID-19

Bishop Howard’s Ash Wednesday Message

February 24, 2020

Bishop Howard speaking in regard to Ash Wednesday

2020 Episcopal Diocese of Florida Convention

February 10, 2020

Bishop Howard speaking at convention

Bishop Howard’s Advent Message

November 26, 2019

Bishop Howard's Advent message

Bishop Howard’s Pentecost Message

June 4, 2019

Bishop Howard's Pentecost message

Bishop Howard’s Easter Message 2019

April 17, 2019

Bishop Howard's Easter 2019 Message

Bishop Howard’s Ash Wednesday Message 2019

March 5, 2019

Bishop Howard's Ash Wednesday 2019 Message

Camp Weed Summer Camp 2018

August 20, 2018

Bishop Howard speaks about Camp Weed

Bishop Howard’s Pentecost Message 2018

May 16, 2018

Bishop Howard's Pentecost message 2018

Bishop Howard’s Easter Message 2018

March 29, 2018

Bishop Howard's Easter Message 2018

Our Vision through Education

March 29, 2018

Bishop Howard speaks on the Diocese vision through education

Encounters with God

November 29, 2017

Bishop Howard speaks on encounters with God

Summer Camp at Camp Weed 2017

October 27, 2017

Camp Weed promo 2017

Camp Weed 2016

February 28, 2017

Camp Weed promo 2016

Session 3 – Bonhoeffer: The Letters He Wrote From Prison

December 3, 2016

Part 3 of the Bishop's Institute

Session 1 – Bonhoeffer: The People and Events that Shaped his Character

December 3, 2016

Part 1 of the Bishop's Institute

Session 4 – Bonhoeffer: The Enduring Legacy of Bonhoeffer

October 25, 2016

Part 4 of the Bishop's Institute

Earl Palmer Holy Eucharist

October 25, 2016

Earl Palmer speaking

Session 2 – Bonhoeffer: A Pastor for Pastors in the Confessing Church

September 27, 2016

Part 2 of the Bishop's Institute
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