The Election of Our 11th Bishop
Our Special Convention to Elect the 11th Bishop of Central New York will take place on Saturday, August 6th. Learn more and register.
Save the Date: Farewell Celebration for Bishop Adams
We will bid a fond farewell to Bishop Skip and Bonnie Adams with Holy Eucharist followed by a festive luncheon program and presentations. Invitations will be sent by e-mail in the first week of September 2016.
Where: The OnCenter in downtown Syracuse
When: Saturday, October 22nd
What: Morning Eucharist followed by luncheon program and presentations
Download a save-the-date bulletin insert.
Questions? Please contact one of the members of the Farewell Planning Committee listed below:
- The Eucharist will include a diocese-wide choir. Information about joining the choir will be distributed to all parishes in early September.
- Luncheon will be ticketed; cost and reservation details to follow.
- There will be an option to contribute to the gifts for the Bishop and Bonnie Adams even if you cannot attend the Eucharist and/or the luncheon.
Ms. Kathleen McDaniel; (315) 474-6596; firstname.lastname@example.org
The Rev. Dr. Renée Tembeckjian; (315) 637-9872; email@example.com
Ms. Kathy Dengler; (315) 474-6596; firstname.lastname@example.org
Safe Church Trainings
Free Safe Church workshops are intended for all people who serve in our parishes (paid staff, parishioners and volunteers), especially those in leadership positions, those working with children, and those who make Eucharistic or pastoral visits.
Click here for upcoming training dates.
Worship Leader Training
A Worship Leader is a lay person who regularly leads public worship in a congregation or community of faith. Worship Leaders serve under the direction of the clergyperson or other leader who oversees that congregation or community of faith.
This half-day workshop fulfills the training requirements to become a licensed Worship Leader. This training also fulfills the training requirements for Independent Worship Leaders wishing to renew a license.
More information about the ministry of Worship Leaders, and detailed licensing requirements, is available here. Contact the Rev. Kathlyn Schofield at the Episcopal Church of Saints Peter & John in Auburn with any questions. Office phone is (315) 252-5721.
Where: St David's Episcopal Church (DeWitt) - 14 Jamar Drive, Fayetteville, NY 13066
When: Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
To Register: Cost of the workshop is $10. Please register and pay online here. (Note: The Diocese of Central New York is trying out a new event registration system. Thank you for your patience! Questions and feedback about online registration may be directed to Debbie Nettle at email@example.com or (315) 474-6596.)
Youth Pilgrimage to El Salvador
July 13–20, 2016
Build relationships with Episcopal youth and children of another culture.
Crash course in the Salvadoran civil war, liberation theology, poverty, health care, economics and education.
Spend some hours in craft projects with little kids – they never have this experience.
Go to the beach and the mountains.
And maybe change your life forever.
Click here for more information.