Ecumenical News – Diocese of St. Augustine


2014 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Sunday, January 19, 2014, 2:30-4:30 PM at Santa Maria del Mar Catholic Church, Flagler Beach. Fifth Flagler Churches Together in Prayer and Song.

Thursday, January 23, 2014, 5:30 PM at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, the first ever Ecumenical Vespers for northeast Florida, presided over by Bishop Felipe Estevez. The Guests of Honor are:

  • Bishop Robert G. Schaefer, Florida-Bahamas Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Bishop Samuel J. Howard, Episcopal Diocese of Florida
  • Bishop Kenneth H. Carter, Florida Area of the United Methodist Church
  • Bishop Adam J. Richardson, Jr., Bishop, 11th Episcopal District, African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Rev. Alexandra Hedrick, Stated Clerk, The Presbyterian Church (USA), St. Augustine Presbytery
  • Rev. Dr. Russell Meyer, Executive Director, Florida Council of Churches

All clergy are invited. A web reservation mechanism will be online by Labor Day 2013.

Prior to the Ecumenical Vespers, there will be an informal get-together at the Cathedral Basilica so that the bishops may get to know each other before processing to the Vespers.