Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast

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September 9, 2008

The city of New Orleans stood in the path of last week's Hurricane Gustav, but much of the Diocese of Louisiana is rural, woven with bayous and at the ends of narrow roads -- places such as Houma, Rosedale, Plaquemine and White Castle.

 

"It was hard emotionally for people who...

March 16, 2008

"Rejoice in the Power of the Spirit" was the theme of the 37th Annual Diocesan Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast, held February 21-23 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Mobile, Alabama. St. Paul's parishioners held dinner parties in their homes for delegates and...

July 4, 2007

On a hot day at the end of June a team of youth and adults from the Diocese of Southwest Florida were hard at work in Bayou La Batre, Alabama, priming and painting walls, and improving the floor of a tiny two-bedroom home on five-foot-tall stilts that was heavily damaged two years ago by...

August 20, 2006

Long-term recovery efforts continue on the Gulf Coast a year after Hurricane Katrina devastated the region on August 29, 2005. Volunteers are still needed to help in that work.

Camp Coast Care (CCC) on the campus of Coast Episcopal School in Long Beach, Mississippi, operates a recovery...

September 5, 2005

Surrounded by scenes of devastation left behind by Hurricane Katrina, more than 50 parishioners of St. Mark's Church in Gulfport, Mississippi, were joined by police, military and relief workers September 4, as they worshipped on the site where their church once stood -- a testimony to their...

August 31, 2005

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ:

I am sending this message by email to our bishops, clergy and congregations – insofar as is possible – so that it might be shared and that we might be a community united in prayer and service during this time.

During these past days I...

September 15, 2004

As more than one million people from the

New Orleans and Mobile areas of the Gulf Coast surge north, churches and facilities in the Diocese of Mississippi are preparing to provide traditional Mississippi hospitality for displaced brothers and sisters.

The Duncan M. Gray Camp and...

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