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www.episcopaldigitalnetwork.com/ens – The Episcopal Digital Network

www.ube.org – Union of Black Episcopalian

www.voorhees.edu – Voorhees College

www.ststephensnmb.com – St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, N. Myrtle Beach

www.anglicannews.org – Anglican Communion News Service

www.episcopalmigrationministries – Episcopal Migration Ministries

www.tlcafrica.com – TLC  Africa

www.liberianembassyus.org – Embassy of Liberia

www.theperspective.org – The Perspective

www.allafrica.com – All Africa

 

LECUSA Weekly

A weekly update bulletin from the desk of The Rev. Dr. Dee Wellington Bright, LECUSA CHAIRMAN 

The Sudden Passing of Sister Elaine Dunn

Elaine Dunn--We have received news of the sudden passing of Sister Elaine Dunn, who was a life long member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Monrovia. This sad event occurred in Liberia this morning. So sudden was this incidence that it is still sending shock-waves throughout our LECUSA community. Please stay tuned as more information on plans for her home-going services unfold. Meanwhile, we ask your prayers for the family.
May the Soul of Elaine Dunn
rest in God's Eternal Peace.

Your Prayers are still Requested for our Members in California

PRAY FOR THOSE IN CALIFORNIA
A few days ago, we requested your prayers for our LECUSA members in California in the wake of the wild fire ravaging the state. Prayers are particularly requested for Fr. Christian C. Harding, Mother Hawa Bainda and other members of LECUSA that you may know in California.
In separate phone conversations that I had with each of them, they were safe at the time but still requested our prayer for them and all Californians.

Calvary's 100th Anniversary

Congratulations to Fr. Victor King on the celebration of the 100th Anniversary celebration of his parish. Fr. King has only been at Calvary Episcopal Church for a year but he is truly providing great leadership to this congregation. The Church anniversary was well attended and executed with great success. Please continue to keep Fr. King and his congregation in your prayers.

Mother Kathleen Collins' Home-going Services

We like to reiterate our thanks to all of our members (lay and clergy) who attended the home-going services of Mother Kathleen Collins. LECUSA had an impressive presence for which we are thankful in paying our final respects in a unified fashion to the life of a person who contributed so much to the church. It was a memorable occasion. For those who did not attend, the family is truly thankful for your prayers.

We Extend Welcome to Rev. Enid Cole

The Rev. Enid Cole: is our newest clergy. A few months ago, Rev. Cole was ordained to the ministry of Vocational Deacons in the Episcopal. Even though she has been a member of LECUSA in a lay person capacity, she is now a clergy member of the organization. Rev. Cole has consented to serve on one of our major National Committees to be announced soon. We extend a warm welcome to her ministry as a cleric.

MAKING ROUNDS TO CHAPTERS

Chapter Meetings: I am currently making rounds of visits to various LECUSA Chapters and groups. These visits are happening through teleconferences. My initial visit was with the Georgia Chapter followed by the Minnesota Chapter. We had an encouraging engagement which led to the Georgia chapter providing an updated roster of their growing membership. That roster has been incorporated into our mailing list.
My meeting with the Minnesota Chapter was also quite beneficial. I communicated some of the upcoming events that national is contemplating and got first hand info on some of the events that the Minnesota chapter is considering.
Next, I look forward to meeting with the Maryland and the Rhode Island groups soon.

A NATIONAL RAFFLE IS IN THE MAKING

NATIONAL RAFFLE: Please treat this as an advance information of the fact that plans are in the making for a major raffle to be held during our 2020 Reunion in Maryland. That raffle looks to putting forth some major attractive prizes.This raffle draw is likely to be the precursor of the Proposed Capital Campaign. Please look forward to final information on this plan and expect the raffle tickets to be out soon.

LECUSA'S EXECUTIVE MEETING
Executive Meeting:
The next executive meetings scheduled Tuesday, November 12,
at 7:00 pm CT / 8:00 pm ET:

Call 605-313-4831------Code 735-490#

The Agenda will be re-forwarded

Keep LECUSA 2020 on Mind

Please mark your calendars in advance for LECUSA's Gathering in 2020. Mrs. Jacklyn Robinson Cooper and her host committee are making every effort to put everything in place for this event.

Date and Venue for the 2020 Annual Gathering.
Date: Weekend of April 17-19, 2020
Venue: the State of Maryland

Please stay tuned to this page for details as plans unfold.

THANKS FOR READING THIS WEEK'S JOURNAL

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LECUSA COMMITTEES
Pastoral Care Committee (Fr. John Mitchell, Chair)
Mrs. Emily Benjamin, Member
Mrs. Cynthia Gilmore, Member
The Rev. Dr. James Yarsiah (Member)
The Rev. Abeoseh Flemister (Ex. Officio, Chair)

The Strategic Planning Committee ( Mr. Gerald Cooper, Chair)
Mr. Richard Thorpe
Dr. Elwood Dunn
The Rev. Canon Wilmot Merchant
Fr. John Harmon
Mr. Clemenceau Urey
Others are being consider

The Bylaws Amendment Committee: (Mrs. Marie Y. Hayes, Chair)
The Rev. Dr.. James Wilson
The Rev. Canon. Wilmot Merchant
The Rev. Dr. Matilda Dunn
The Rev. Dr. James Yarsiah
The Rev. Dr. Allen George

Membership Committee (Mr. Benoni Grimes, Chair)
Mrs. Marie Hayes
The Rev. Dr. James Wilson
Mrs. Emily Benjamin
Mr. Jonathan Pearce
Mr. David Hanson
Mrs. Louise Assengie
Mr. Paul George
Other are being considered


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REMEMBER: “With God, all things are possible!”

LECUSA National and LECUSA - MN Chapter “Chairs Project” for 5 Episcopal Church of Liberia Schools!
Benefiting schools are: St. James, Hoffman Station, Harper, Maryland (Southeastern Archdeaconry); St. John’s Buchanan (Bassa Archdeaconry); St. Martin on the Mount, Yekepa (LOBONI Archdeaconry); St. Stephen, Mambo & St. Andrew’s, Mbaloma (Southwestern Archdeaconry). Each school will receive 50 Armchairs!

CLICK HERE FOR LETTER OF GRATITUDE TO LECUSA, FROM DR. HERMAN B. BROWNE, PRESIDENT OF CUTTINGTON UNIVERSITY!




 

LECUSA 10th Anniversary Gathering, Newark, NJ - Photos taken at Opening Prayer and Plenary sessions on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 24 Rector Street. We extend sincere gratitude to our hosts: The Episcopal Diocese of Newark, Trinity and St. Philip's Cathedral, New Jersey.

Click album below to view the photos taken by Mr. Benoni Tarr Grimes at LECUSA 10th Anniversary Awards and Recognition Benefit Dinner on 4/11/15. Congratulations to all of our Honorees! Enjoy! 




Photos of the distribution of the LECUSA Ebola Medical, Sanitation and Food Items
( Click here for Health and Media Advisory for Liberian Communities )

Distribution of Food Items and detergents to ECL Clergies and Staffs Distribution of Food Items and detergents to ECL Clergies and Staffs Distribution of Food Items and detergents to ECL Clergies and Staffs Clergy and ECL Staff receiving and signing for items received Clergy and ECL Staff receiving and signing for items received  Presentation of Ebola Materials to Hope for Women Health Center                                           Presentation to the Bromley Mission School Bishop Hart speaks with Nurse during presentation at Crozierville Health Center Presentation to Bensenville Hospital  Bishop Hart makes presentation to Health Center in Banjor                     Crozierville Reproductive Health Center receiving some of the medical Items        Bishop of the Lutheran Church receiving some of the Items from Bishop Hart Presentation to International Poly clinic Presentation to Bendaja Health Center in Cape Mount Presentation to Ebola Treatment Unit in Jenewale, Cape Mount jquery lightbox with slideshowby VisualLightBox.com v5.9


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Laity Annual Membership - $100.00

Retired Clergy Annual Membership - $50.00

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St. Mark's gets new roof - Harper, Liberia

The Most Rev. Jonathan BB Hart

The Rev. Dr. Dee Wellington Bright
Rector,
Church of our Savior
1000 Jersey Lane
Palm Bay, FL. 3204

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