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In-person gatherings are permitted at 50% of maximum occupancy for the gathering space. Robust online worship and opportunities for learning and connection continue.
A year to explore our faith together, and get courageous sharing it.
News & Updates
St. Margaret’s Ecumenical & Retreat Center has been awarded a Ministry Grant through the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York that will afford free three day/two night stays to thirty clergy or lay leaders throughout the Diocese. Reserve your stay today!
This spring, many of our church buildings are seeing in-person congregations for the first time in over a year. Two local reporters tell the story of how the pandemic is changing our prayer and worship.
“Our work goes on. Our labor for love continues,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry said in his Easter 2021 Message, “We will not cease, and we will not give up until this world reflects less our nightmare and more God’s dream where there’s plenty good room for all God’s children. Hallelujah anyhow.”
Article written by Doug Mouncey, parishioner at St. Paul’s, Syracuse. St. Paul’s, Syracuse has received a grant of $1500 for The Open Pantry from the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York! When the Open Pantry began last summer, the expectation was that it would serve as a way to continue relationships with individuals who were […]
The Diocesan Board has awarded eighteen Ministry Grants to parishes and organizations of the Diocese in the Spring 2021 grant cycle. Ministry Grants fund projects that reflect diocesan ministry priorities including leadership development, technical assistance, and strengthening neighborhood connections. A second 2021 Ministry Grant cycle is planned for Fall 2021.
One event on April 10, 2021 at 9:00 am
One event on June 5, 2021 at 9:00 am
Please join in the Learning Communities Initiative in 2021! Three workshops will be offered on Zoom; attend one or all three: Saturday, February 6th (9:00-11:00 a.m.) Saturday, April 10th (9:00-11:00 a.m.) (Please REGISTER by Wednesday, Apr. 7th) Saturday, June 5th (9:00-11:00 a.m.) (Please register...Find out more »
An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021
One event on February 18, 2021 at 7:30 am
Join Bishop DeDe Duncan-Probe on Facebook Live (at facebook.com/bishopdede/live) every Tuesday and Thursday at 7:30 a.m. for coffee, prayer, and a morning check-in.Find out more »
The diocesan Stewardship team will lead a roundtable conversation on fundraising in these pandemic and post-pandemic times. Join in to brainstorm, share your successes, and get new ideas!Find out more »
Please note: This meeting was originally scheduled on April 14th, but was rescheduled for this date, April 26th. During this session, participants will be joined by The Rev. Paul Frolick of the College for Congregational Development will offer a session on “Planning for Change in Small Churche...Find out more »
Lay leaders from parishes currently without clergy are invited to a Zoom roundtable conversation on Wednesday, April 28th at noon. We’ll share what’s working and what isn’t, and you’ll make new connections to build your network of support. This event takes place on Zoom, plea...Find out more »
Even as there are hopeful signs on the pandemic horizon, the reality of the losses we have all experienced in some ways feel heavier. Congregations have been unable to gather in our usual ways to grieve the deaths of family members and friends, missed connections with members, and in some ways have ...Find out more »
One event on March 13, 2021 at 9:00 am
One event on May 15, 2021 at 9:00 am
One event on September 11, 2021 at 9:00 am
One event on October 23, 2021 at 9:00 am
Speak Faith is a safe environment to explore our faith and get courageous sharing it. Five group meetings will focus on the Bible, how we talk about God, Anglican history and identity, and faith and justice. In each session we’ll go deep with a guest teacher and reflection in small groups. Between...Find out more »
One event on March 30, 2021 at 4:00 pm
One event on October 26, 2021 at 4:00 pm
One event on December 7, 2021 at 4:00 pm
Clergy, lay preachers, and lay preachers in training in the Diocese of Central New York are invited to four online bible studies in 2021 with biblical scholar Dr. Deirdre Good. To support you in your preaching ministry, each session will focus on the readings for the upcoming liturgical season.Find out more »