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All the forms you need to file your Parochial Report

Looking for the actual Parochial Report form? You need to download it HERE. Paper copies are not being mailed out this year. You can also go to the Episcopal Church Center's

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Bishop Knisely’s Convention Address 2016

In his address to the 2016 Diocesan Convention, Bishop Knisely outlined his vision fo

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From Bishop Knisely in response to the 2016 elections

A Divided Community: Responding with Hope and Action The results of the elections this week have confirmed what we already knew. Our country is deeply divided along regional, racial, gender and economic lines. The divisions are real and painful. The divisions are ending

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Diocesan Convention 2016: Highlights

The 226th Convention of the Diocese of Rhode Island began with Eucharist and a reception on Friday evening, Nov. 4 at St. Luke's Church, East Greenwich, and continued with business sessions and award presentations on Saturday. Sermon by the Rt. Rev. Jeffery Williams at Conven

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Diocesan News and Resources Oct 25

The latest issue of our email newsletter can be found here.  Check it out for details about diocesan convention, resources for prayer during an election season, and a story about h

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All Events

Diocesan Convention

November 3-4, 2017

Lay Eucharistic Visitor Training

November 9, 2016 6-9 p.m.
St. Martin’s, Providence
(application required)

ECW Fall Ingathering

November 10, 2016

Lunch for Retired Clergy

November 15, 2016

Advent Quiet Day for Clergy

November 29, 2016


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Girard and Galatians: Seeing what is hidden


I’ve been reading and working through the implications of Rene Girard’s insights into human relationships for years – particularly the way that

First we pray, then we move.


It’s beyond our bearing. Another mass shooting has happened, this one the deadliest in our country’s history. Someone was given access to enough w

Prayer for Reconciliation


On Tuesday night I was asked to open a meeting of law enforcement and community representatives, and clergy that was set to discuss the federal grand