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Pentecost 2022

Pentecost 2022 In recent tradition and liturgical practice, Pentecost has stood alone as a festival. Palm Sunday, Good Friday, and Easter are and always have been seen as one continuous event ending with the awesome events of the Resurrection. It …

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Urgent Prayers

Update – 5 April 2022 UPDATE on the Refugee Crisis in DR Congo and UgandaBishop Hannington- 5 April, 2022 Bishop Hannington Bishop Hannington writes: “I am glad to report that I received the money sent by the Patriarch’s Office. Bishop …

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Christmas message

The Patriarch’s Christmas Message For me, the real proclamation of Christmas is “His name will be called Emmanuel,” that is, “God with us.”  This is not, of course, the first time the Scriptures record the presence of God among His …

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Development Group

DEVELOPMENT GROUP The vaccine distribution in the United States has begun. I have not heard about distributions in other parts of the world except for England. This is a sign of hope that the pandemic may soon come to an …

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Olivia Rives Jones

Obituary OLIVIA RIVES JONES Please pause with us to remember Olivia Jones, a wonderful woman of God. She has been an inspiration to many of us, and we will miss her deeply. Olivia Rives Jones, 72, of Selma, AL, passed …

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Advent Message

Advent Message of Hope from Archbishop Craig Bates, Patriarch There is now a psychological diagnosis known as “pandemic fatigue syndrome.”  Medical personnel in the United States are saying this syndrome is responsible for an increase in alcoholism, drug addiction, food …

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School of Ministry

Jeanne Bifulco and Shari Lopez received a certificate from the Cathedral Church of the Intercessor. SCHOOL OF MINISTRY On September 29th, Archbishop Bates awarded graduation certificates to three Church of the Intercessor School of Ministry students. Jeanne Bifulco and Shari …

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Prayer and Plant

Tony & Maureen Kaiser have a local ministry, that they deliver gifts of plants to local homes along with a note, see below. Prayer and Plant: We have 29 homes on our block in Queens village. Each home received a …

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AliveYouth Manila

ALIVEYOUTH MANILAan anniversary review It all began with a dream, a calling, a mission and a vision. Looking back at the early years of the COTK (then known as “Christian Life Fellowship”), the youth ministry was on fire in every …

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Couple Names community Missionaries

John and Kelly Padgett Epps, Newnan, GA,  were recognized recently for the preparation of over 100 meals for distribution to elderly and vulnerable people during the pandemic. Both have culinary experience. Although he is a painter by profession, Mr. Epps …

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Uganda Development

Bishop Gogo the General Secretary of Uganda wrote: It was great joy receiving Bishop Francis Gogo and Bishop Eric Kamari in Bundibugyo. We went to Busunga to see the Cocoa Plantation Project that will be run with the Development Funds …

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March for Life Estonia

First steps of CEC4Life in Estonia at the  March for Life in Tallinn. On August 30th,  2020  the March for Life took place in Tallinn, Estonia after 22 years. Estonia is a small country in Northern Europe with  ~1.3 million …

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