Liberian Episcopal Community USA - 12th Annual Gathering

April 21, 2017 - April 23, 2017 St. Andrew's Episcopal Church and Church of the Epiphany

12th ANNUAL GATHERING Theme:  “Strengthening LECUSA – Redefining/Reshaping our Relationships and Partnerships” Isaiah 40:10 “Do not fear, for I am with you, do not be afraid, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my victorious right hand.”

Liberian Episcopalians, supporting partners and organizations with links to the Episcopal Church of Liberia (ECL) are invited to the 12th Annual Gathering of the Liberian Episcopal Community in the USA (aka LECUSA) at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 1832 James Ave. N, Minneapolis, MN and Church of the Epiphany, 4900 Nathan Lane, Plymouth, MN (April 21-23, 2017).

The events will begin with Holy Eucharist on Friday Evening at 7:00 PM, followed by a Business Meetings on Saturday morning at 7:00 am. Bishop Brian Prior (Celebrant & Preacher) at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.

Saturday’s Benefit Dinner and Recognition Ball starts at 7:30 pm and will include a Keynote address by The Rev’d. Ranjit K. Matthews,Staff Officer, African Partnerships, Global Partnerships - The Episcopal Church (TEC).

The Rev’d Dr. James N. Wilson, II, Priest-In-Charge, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, St. Paul, MN will preach at the closing Eucharist on Sunday, April 23rd at 10:00 am.  The LECUSA clergy will serve as Celebrant and concelebrants.

Conference Fee is $50.00 per person ($40.00 early registration by March 15) which includes $25.00 for the Benefit Dinner; $40.00 for couples and $50 for patrons for the Benefit Dinner

LECUSA Membership Dues: $50.00 Laity, $100 - Active clergy and $50 - Retired clergy

 

LECUSA’s Mission:

  • connect with and encourage collaboration among Liberian Episcopalians in the US;
  • render pastoral care to each other in times of joy and sadness;
  • pool our individual and collective resources for the benefit of the Episcopal Diocese of Liberia;
  • represent the Diocese of Liberia in the US;
  • partner and network with appropriate agencies in achieving these objectives.

 

To get the full schedule and register, click here!

Email address: lecusa2006@gmail.com