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St. John's Summer Music Camp to be held in Tallahassee July 25-29

During the week of July 25 - 29, St. John's is hosting a summer music camp for rising 1st through 5th graders, each day from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. During this time, kids will have the opportunity to learn about different musical instruments and composers through hands-on games and activities, as well as receive private lessons and participate in group-music making with children and youth from the community.
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There's Still Time to Register for Summer Camp 2016

You can still register for Camp Weed Summer Camp sessions 3,4, and 5. Camp Weed is an Episcopal camp operated by the Episcopal Diocese of Florida for youth completing grades 2-11. Campers of all denominations are welcome to attend Camp Weed to experience wholesome Christian fun in the great outdoors. If your child or grandchild hasn't signed up for Camp Weed yet, please visit the Summer Camp 2016 website page by clicking the link below. Also, please share this information with your friends, family, and parish!
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Bishop's Institute Offers Earl Palmer Essay

In lieu of our monthly book review, The Bishop's Institute encourages you to whet your appetite for poetry by reading a wonderful short essay by Earl Palmer on the poems of George Herbert, (d. 1633), the 17th century Anglican poet and priest. It is called “The ‘Modestly Exquisite’ Poetry of George Herbert.” Read the full essay which is listed on The Bishop’s Institute web page by clicking the link below. Earl Palmer is the brilliant lecturer who led the Institute’s C.S. Lewis weekend last September and who returns this September 23-25th to Camp Weed to lead our Bonhoeffer weekend. His essay is published in Radix and the Institute is grateful to Radix for allowing us to share it with you. Radix is a fine theological-literary review and essay magazine in the intersections where ‘Christian Faith Meets Contemporary Culture’. Take a look at their website:
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The Ordination of David Miner to be held at Franklin Correctional Institution July 13

The ordination of David Roland Miner will be held at 2:00 July 13 at Franklin Correctional Institution in Carrabelle, Florida. Because this is a Level 5 secure institution, you will need to be cleared before entrance into the institution. Please read the invitation and information sheet and RSVP by July 1. *Vesting Clergy, please wear white for this service.
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Fall Clergy Conference Names Speaker

On October 17-18, The Rev. Dr. Jason Fout, Associate Professor of Anglican Theology and the Acting Dean of Bexley Seabury, will be the guest speaker and workshop leader at the Annual Fall Clergy Conference. The event will take place at the Episcopal Center at Camp Weed.
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Bishop's Institute Offers Bonhoeffer Workshops

The Bishop’s Institute for Ministry and Leadership invites you to attend its Dietrich Bonhoeffer weekend with renowned teacher and theologian Earl Palmer, September 23-25. The weekend will offer four in-depth workshops.
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Bishop Howard Offers Message on Orlando Shootings

In response to the tragic mass shooting in Orlando, Bishop Howard earlier this week shared a special letter and prayers with the members of the Diocese of Florida. For those who have not yet read his comforting words, we offer the letter here:
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Shepherd's Hands Opens Free Clinic in Live Oak

On May 23rd Shepherd's Hands of Suwannee Valley, Inc. held its second free clinic at St. Luke's, Live Oak. Shepherd's Hands of Suwannee Valley, Inc. is a 501(c)3 organization that received start-up funds from several sources, including the Episcopal Diocese of Florida, to create a mobile unit to provide healthcare services to the Suwannee Valley area for uninsured and low income people.
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