The videos below were originally broadcast via Facebook Live at an October 22nd farewell celebration for Bishop Skip Adams and his wife, Bonnie, who wrap up 15 years of ministry with the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York on October 31, 2016.
The celebration included a service of Holy Eucharist, with Bishop Adams presiding and The Rev. Bill Redfield preaching (read his sermon here). A festive luncheon with presentations followed.
Celebration of Holy Eucharist, The Rt. Rev. Gladstone B. “Skip” Adams III, tenth Bishop of Central New York, presiding:
At the luncheon: The Rev. Mark Giroux of St. Mark’s Church in Chenango Bridge offered two original songs:
At the luncheon: A farewell address from Bishop Skip, and a blessing for Bishop Skip & Bonnie: