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Indoor in-person gatherings are currently suspended in all parishes of the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York. Robust online worship and opportunities for learning and connection continue. Outdoor and “drive-in” gatherings, with Holy Eucharist, are permitted, as is live-streaming and recording worship from within church buildings. Essential community outreach ministries continue.
A year to explore our faith together, and get courageous sharing it.
Working for racial justice
From Juneteenth to Juneteenth, the primary focus of the Diocese of Central New York is to Listen, Learn, and Respond as we confront the sin of systemic racism. Please join us in this Gospel work with new opportunities, actions, and resources each month.
News & Updates
The photo above is courtesy of Pixabay. Article by Peter Koeppel, member of Trinity Memorial Church in Binghamton and the diocesan Stewardship Resources team. Do you realize just how unusual Jesus’ ministry in this world was? He taught in the temple; He interpreted scripture; He preached to crowds; He didn’t despair when His disciples kept […]
On the eve of Inauguration Day, people across the United States joined together at 5:30 p.m. to remember nearly 400,000 Americans who have died from COVID-19. Many churches in the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York joined in the commemoration with online prayer services, outdoor vigils, and the tolling of bells.
Bishop Duncan-Probe joins Presiding Bishop, other NCC leaders in call for President Donald Trump’s removal from officeBishop Duncan-Probe has joined Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and other faith leaders in calling for the removal of President Donald Trump from office via a January 8th open letter addressed to Vice President Mike Pence, members of Congress, and the U.S. Cabinet. “This is not a partisan political move; it is a moral call to hold our leaders in government accountable for the safety and well-being of our people and of our democracy,” said Bishop Duncan-Probe. The full letter, distributed by the National Council of Churches, is printed below.
The Presiding Bishop issued a Word to the Church on January 8th, speaking about the moment we are in as a nation. Referencing "apostles of love", he reminds us that the Way of Love that leads to Beloved Community is the only way of hope for humanity.
Watch below: A message from Bishop DeDe Duncan-Probe regarding the events of January 6th at the U.S. Capital. Transcript: Greetings friends, We are the people of God. We know what we are about. We know how to recognize truth when we see it, because we seek truth all the time. In the Diocese of Central […]
An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until February 26, 2021
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 »
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 »
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 »
Leaders from our smallest churches (average Sunday attendance of less than 25) are coming together in a Small Church Resource Group to share what works and how we’re meeting current challenges. Clergy, wardens, staff, and other lay leaders of small churches are invited to join Canon Carrie-Sch...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 »