Mr. Tory Blum
Ms. Kristen Blum

Mr. Tory & Ms. Kristen Blum, Co-Coordinators for Youth Ministry

(607) 743-9229 | e-mail

Tory and Kristen coordinate diocesan activities for youth and young adults and to support youth ministry in our parishes.

The Rev. Canon John Crosswaite

The Rev. Canon John Crosswaite, Canon to the Ordinary

(315) 474-6596 x123 | e-mail

John assists Bishop DeDe in discerning and implementing a vision for our diocesan mission and ministries, and in administering the work of the Diocese. He also works with clergy, congregations, districts and other groups to nurture leadership and foster healthy spiritual environments, and oversees the diocesan process for formation toward Holy Orders (priesthood and the diaconate).

Ms. Kathy Dengler

Ms. Kathy Dengler, Coordinator, Diocesan Formation

(315) 474-6596 x126 | e-mail

Kathy coordinates diocesan events, particularly formation and training and resources for ministry. She also assists with church property matters.

Ms. Cathy Hobart

Ms. Cathy Hobart, Controller

(315) 474-6596 x131 | e-mail

Cathy works with the Diocesan Board to oversee the diocesan budget. She is also the benefits administrator for the Diocese. Cathy can also assist parishes with questions related to payroll, employee benefits, and financial matters, including: pledges and assessments, 501(c)(3) nonprofit status, audits, and investments (including the Unified Investment Fund).

Ms. Kathleen McDaniel

Ms. Kathleen McDaniel, Executive Assistant to the Bishop & Corporate Secretary

(315) 474-6596 x127 | e-mail

Kathleen oversees the Office of the Bishop and manages the Bishop’s calendar, including visitations. She also manages licensing for lay ministries, is the secretary for the Diocesan Board and the Commission on Ministry, and is the staff liaison for various committees and commissions.

Ms. Debbie Nettle

Ms. Debbie Nettle, Receptionist/Secretary

(315) 474-6596 x120 | e-mail

Debbie serves as the receptionist for the diocesan office and keeps diocesan contact records up-to-date. She also staffs the Board of the Foundation of the Diocese and the Board of the Episcopal Fund for Human Need.

Ms. Meredith Kadet Sanderson

Ms. Meredith Kadet Sanderson, Director of Communications

(315) 474-6596 x130 (office) | (315) 569-3767 (mobile) | e-mail

Meredith oversees all diocesan communications, including The Messenger, this website, and social media accounts. She is the primary press contact for the Diocese. She also provides parishes with advice and support around communications strategy.

The Rev. Canon Carrie Schofield-Broadbent

The Rev. Canon Carrie Schofield-Broadbent, Canon for Transition and Church Development

office: (315) 474-6596 x129  |  e-mail

Carrie works with clergy and congregations in times of transition, and collaborates with the clergy, laity and congregations of our diocese to cultivate and grow  dynamic, healthy, invitational congregations and ministries that are relevant to their contexts and deeply rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Special Ministries Staff

The Rev. John Martinichio

Secretary of Convention

The Rev. John Martinichio | e-mail

The Very Rev. Peter Williams

Ephaphtha Mission Chapel of the Deaf

The Very Rev. Peter Williams, Vicar
Phone: (315) 727-8189
Video Phone: (315) 679-4216
e-mail Fr. Peter

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