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November 18, 2011

[Diocese of Central Florida] The Rev. Gregory O. Brewer, 60, rector of the Parish of Calvary-St. George’s in New York was elected on Nov. 19 as the fourth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida, pending the required consents...

January 30, 2011

In his address to the 42nd annual convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida on Jan. 29 Bishop John W. Howe announced his plan to retire in April 2012. "I want to come directly to the point," Howe told the group gathered at...

January 31, 2006

Deedee Galbraith jokes that she didn’t lose everything in Hurricane Katrina -- her house in Long Beach, Miss., was a beautiful beach cottage, “and now we’re the proud owners of a concrete slab with a hardwood floor.” Galbraith and her...

January 8, 2006

Deedee Galbraith jokes that she didn't lose everything during Hurricane Katrina -- her house in Long Beach, Mississippi, was a beautiful beach cottage, "and now we're the proud owners of a concrete slab with a hardwood floor." Galbraith...

February 24, 2005

Prisons are booming business in Florida, with $2 billion in annual revenue and plans by the state Department of Corrections to increase the number of prisoners to more than 91,000 in 2005. The department proposes to build a new 2,000-bed...

January 31, 2005

Celebrating great strides in building congregations and the three-decades-long companion relationship between the Diocese of Central Florida and the Diocese of Honduras helped focus Central Florida's 36th annual diocesan convention on...

September 9, 2004

Worst in weather brings out the best in Florida's Episcopalians A plea from Bishop Leo Frade of Southeast Florida to diocesan bishops A message from Bishop Samuel Johnson Howard of Florida Hurricane Frances...

September 1, 2004

Florida's Episcopal churches and their people are evacuating or battening down their property in preparation for Hurricane Frances' expected arrival. Landfall is expected at Melbourne in southern Brevard County by Saturday morning....

February 3, 2004

When 32 percent of an 887-member parish votes to leave the Episcopal Church along with three of its four ordained clergy, some hard work awaits the congregation. But St. John's Episcopal Church, Melbourne, which faced that mass...

January 28, 2004

The Diocese of Central Florida's annual convention voted January 25 by more than 2 to 1 to join the start-up Network of Anglican Communion Dioceses and Parishes, formed in mid-January by representatives from 12 dioceses to "uphold the...

February 4, 2003

The Central Florida family waited, as usual, for a sonic boom heralding the reentering space shuttle, but the telltale sound never came. 'That's when we knew something was wrong,' said Catherine Kohn, a contractor for the...