Communications - Engage News

  • Meet Kym Hughes, Executive Director of Camp Weed and the Cerveny Conference Center

    Having more than 15 years experience in the hospitality industry, Hughes started her CVB career in Valdosta, GA in convention and group sales. Hughes took her first Executive Director position in Statesboro and was delighted to be offered the grand opportunity to build the Sandy Springs CVB, known as Sandy Springs Hospitality & Tourism. From research and development of the product to branding and marketing strategies, Hughes did a great job of building a highly successful CVB and team. However, a death in her family brought about an important career change

     
  • Tim Tuller, Canon for Music at St. John's Cathedral, Jacksonville

    Tim Tuller’s first musical memory is of church organ chimes from a church across the street. From that moment on, he was attracted to organ music. He did not know then as small child that this love of music would eventually lead him to become a Canon of Music for St. John’s Cathedral in Jacksonville, Florida, and to later bring his 40-person choir to Ely Cathedral, Canterbury Cathedral and Westminster Abbey in England as choir in residence.

     
  • Bishop's Institute Book Review - Luther and Bach on The Magnificat: For Advent and Christmas

    From services such as Roman Catholic Vespers to our own Evening Prayer and Evensong, the Magnificat, or "Song of Mary", has been a fixture of daily liturgies for generations.  Many composers have written music to its words:  Antonio Vivaldi, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Thomas Tallis, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Charles Villiers Stanford, and many more. The Magnificat is so striking and impactful that it has captured the minds and imaginations of heralded churchmen for centuries, including such notable Lutheran figures as reformer and theologian Martin Luther and great musician Johann Sebastian Bach.  

     
  • Where are The Episcopal Diocese of Florida's Bookstores?

    Christ Church, Ponte Vedra Beach, St. John's, Tallahassee, St. John's Cathedral, Jacksonville, and St. Mark's, Jacksonville.

     
  • Bishop's Institute College Ministries Retreat

    On Friday, April 7 – Saturday, April 8, 2017, The Bishop’s Institute of the Episcopal Diocese of Florida hosted its second annual college retreat at the University of Florida, in Gainesville, Florida. Thirteen students and 6 adults attended this event and all were involved in the programming. These students represented the University of Florida, Florida State University, and the University of North Florida. The students slept in sleeping bags at the Chapel of the Incarnation (nicknamed Chapel House).