Due to the coronavirus Bishop Lawrence Provenzano has made the difficult decision to direct all Churches in the Long Island Diocese to cancel all services and all gatherings that use church facilities until July 1. To view alerts from the Diocese, please go to their Emergency Diocesan COVID-19 website.
In addition, the Learning Tree and Day Break organizations are closed until further notice. Alcoholics Anonymous meetings will be held by telephone conference call. If you would like to join a 8:00 pm meeting on either Wednesday or Sunday nights, please call
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God of healing and hope, in Jesus you meet us in our places of pain and fear. Look with mercy on those who have contracted the new virus, on any who are vulnerable, and on all who feel in danger. Through this time of global concern, by your Holy Spirit bring out the best not the worst in us. Make us more aware of our interdependence on each other, and of the strength that comes from being one body in you. Through Christ our wounded healer. Amen.
(The Reverend Dr Sam Wells; St Martin-in-the-Fields, London)