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COVID-19 Response

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.

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Waking Up White
Book Discussion

The Diocese of Central New York’s Lenten book selection is Debby Irving’s Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of RaceOn 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

  • Ash Wednesday 2021 in the Diocese of Central New York

    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 […]
  • Ash Wednesday 2021

    Ash Wednesday Worship Service (Recording)

    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. 
  • Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992: Re-building and Healing

    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.
  • Clergy of Central New York sign open letter advocating for police reform

    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 […]
  • Rev. Absalom Jones

    Remembrance of Absalom Jones

    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. 

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