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News & Updates
A few of our favorite ministry moments from 2019, a year for visioning, experimenting, and sharing God's love in Central New York.
Dear friends, Today I am writing to invite your parish to participate in the third year of our Learning Communities Initiative. You know—whether from firsthand experience as a past participant or from hearing stories from participants—that the simple Listen-Act-Reflect model practiced by our LCI cohort is transforming our relationships and teaching us how to love […]
Featured image: Held on Epiphany eve, the annual Christmas Tree Burn at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church in Gladwyne, Pennsylvania is a popular community event. Photo by the Rev. Callie Swanlund. Last week on Epiphany, my family took down our Christmas tree and lights. This is never a happy day for me. The Christmas glow is […]
I am delighted to share with you the good news that Meredith Kadet Sanderson has accepted a call to serve as Chief of Staff and Director of Communications for our diocese, effective January 1, 2020.
“His way of love is the way of life. It is the light of the world. And the light of that love shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not, cannot, and will not overcome it.” Watch a Christmas message from the Most Rev. Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church. A transcript […]
- January 25, 10:00 am–January 26, 12:00 pm
The Diocesan Youth Ministry invites youth in grades 6-12 to enjoy a FREE weekend of winter fun. We’ll volunteer at the Samaritan Center, a local community outreach program, enjoy an evening of skating at the Clinton Square Ice Rink in downtown Syracuse, and spend the night at St. Paul’s Epis...
- January 31
The Episcopal Youth Event or “EYE” is a triennial event sponsored by The Episcopal Church, which gathers high school students and adult sponsors from our church around the world for five days of awesome worship, fellowship, and deepening of faith. Learn more here. EYE takes place July 7...
- February 11, 6:30 pm–8:30 pm
Please join us for a celebration of the life and mission of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Bainbridge as we welcome our new rector, the Rev. Becky Drebert. Tuesday, February 11th, 6:30 p.m. (rescheduled from Tuesday, December 17, 2019 due to weather) St. Peter’s Church 1 Church Street, ...
- March 7
Each of the three 2020 Learning Communities Initiative workshops will focus on one step of the Listen-Act-Reflect model. Each time, you’ll come away with concrete action steps to strengthen your congregations’ relationships with God, your neighbors, and one another. Saturday, March 7th: List...
- April 18
Is your community struggling with hunger? Opioid use? Senior citizens who are isolated and lonely? This summit will help you identify concrete ways your parish can be part of God’s response in your neighborhood—and connect you with others in the diocese working on similar ministries. Suitable fo...