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Indoor and outdoor in-person gatherings will be permitted in the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York beginning February 28, 2021. Robust online worship and opportunities for learning and connection continue.
A year to explore our faith together, and get courageous sharing it.
Waking Up White
The Diocese of Central New York’s Lenten book selection is Debby Irving’s Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of Race. On Wednesday, March 24th, 6:30-8:00 p.m., you’re invited to join Bishop Duncan-Probe and members of the diocesan Antiracism team for an online, interactive book discussion.
News & Updates
During a global pandemic, creativity is a key. In addition to online and outdoor worship services for Ash Wednesday, many parishes offered “Ashes to Go” for those who were interested in the imposition of ashes. In Liverpool, at St. Matthew’s Church, the Rev. Paul Frolick places ashes on the forehead of a young parishioner in […]
Watch a recording of our Ash Wednesday service, held on February 17, 2021 at 7:30 a.m. The service includes a homily by Bishop DeDe Duncan-Probe and a chanting of the Great Litany from the Book of Common Prayer.
Watch recording: On Thursday, February 11, 2021, Bishop DeDe Duncan-Probe joined the Syracuse Police Department’s new Community Engagement Director, Jimmy Oliver, and actress Patrese D. McClain for a panel discussion hosted by Syracuse Stage. The panel discussed Syracuse Stage’s current production of the docudrama Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, created in 1992 as a response to the assault on Rodney King and the subsequent unrest following the acquittal of four Los Angeles police officers charged in the attack.
Forty-nine clergy of the Diocese of Central New York, including Bishop Duncan-Probe, have co-signed an open letter to the mayors and police chiefs of Auburn, Binghamton, Cortland, Elmira, Ithaca, Syracuse, Utica, and Watertown. The letter condemns police violence against communities of color and urges an ongoing commitment to collaborative police reform. February 10, 2021 We […]
From the arrival of the first Africans in what would become the United States, the people of this land have wrestled with a preference for white over black. The struggle again is at the forefront in our nation. Over the centuries some have stood up in favor of the dignity of every human being, or at least living with more than a nod to it, and for this we honor the courage and faithfulness of Absalom Jones whose feast day is February 13th.
An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 30, 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 »
Physician, clinical ethicist, and theologian Dr. Jessica Shand will share current information about the COVID-19 pandemic, including COVID vaccination, to support parish leaders in making faithful decisions while keeping congregations informed. She will also offer her unique perspective as a physi...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 »
On Sunday, March 14th at 10:00 a.m., Bishop DeDe Duncan-Probe will lead an online worship service for the entire Diocese. One year from the initial impact of the COVID-19 crisis, we will gather as one body to renew our baptismal and ordination vows and affirm our common call to ministry. This dioces...Find out more »
The Diocese of Central New York's Lenten book selection is Debbie Irving's Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of Race. On Wednesday, March 24th, 6:30-8:00 p.m., you're invited to join Bishop Duncan-Probe and members of the diocesan Antiracism team for an online, interactive book discus...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 »
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.) (Please REGISTER by Wednesday, Feb 3rd) Saturday, April 10th (9:00-11:00 a.m.) (Please register by Wednesday, Apr. 7th) Saturday, J...Find out more »