October 20, 2017 Dear Friends in Christ: Our 149th Diocesan Convention—my first with you as your bishop—has been very much on my heart and in my prayers for much of this past year. Diocesan [...]
The Rt. Rev. DeDe Duncan-Probe, Bishop of Central New York, issued a video statement following the October 2nd mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. Transcript Lord, make me an instrument of Your [...]
Bishop Duncan-Probe: Hatred, racism, anti-Semitism, and the dehumanization of others have no place in our common life.
Dear People of Central New York, During my time of Sabbath, I too have witnessed last week’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia with a heavy heart. Hatred, racism, anti-Semitism, and the [...]
Dear People of Central New York, With your generous support and encouragement, our diocese has grown and changed in this first quarter of 2017. Our diocesan staff has expanded and our offices [...]
Bishop DeDe’s Easter Message: “How will we offer the resurrected love of Jesus Christ in every situation?”
image above: Welcome Home, a sculpture by the Rev. Gurdon Brewster depicting “God’s absolute acceptance in the heart of the cross,” hangs in the diocesan office. Dear People of [...]
In Holy Week 2017, the people of the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York came together across three worship services in three regions of the diocese to celebrate our ordained and lay leaders, [...]
In the midst of the change, renewal, vulnerability and discomfort of Lent,Bishop DeDe invites us to continue on in joy and hope.
image above: Kathy Dengler of the diocesan staff reviews construction plans. Dear People of Central New York, Already in our first few months of working together, our diocese has grown to better [...]
Bishop DeDe’s reflection for Ash Wednesday and Lent, 2017. Transcript: Dear People of Central New York: I pray this is a blessed Ash Wednesday for you. In forty days we will celebrate the [...]
A version of this letter and resource list originally appeared in the February 2, 2017 issue of The Messenger. Dear People of Central New York, As Christians, we are diverse in our opinions and [...]