Pride Picnic for LGBTQ+ and Allies

Dwyer Memorial Park (Preble, NY) 6347 Little York Lake Rd, Prebel, NY

Join LGBTQ+ Episcopalians and Allies for a fun fall Pride Picnic and noonday prayer! All are welcome. We'll be at Pavilion 3 in Dwyer Memorial Park (6347 Little York Lake Rd, Preble) on Saturday, October 1st from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

We'll provide the burgers (meat and veggie) and fixings as well as a selection of beverages, and ask that you bring a dish to pass. If you can, bring your own utensils, cup, and dish to help reduce paper/plastic waste. You are also welcome to bring your own preferred (nonalcoholic) beverage.

Please RSVP by Saturday, September 24th.

Prayers for the week of October 2nd

NY

In our parishes, we pray for the people of Trinity Episcopal Church in Boonville and Trinity Episcopal Church in Camden and their priest, the Rev. Linda Logan. In our Companion Diocese of El Salvador, we pray for the people of San Francisco de Asis in El Pital, Lourdes and their priest, the Rev. Irma Alvarado. In The Episcopal Church, we pray for the people of the Diocese of Alaska and their bishop, the Rt. Rev. Mark Lattime. In the Anglican Communion, we pray for the people of the Anglican Church of Canada and their prime bishop, the Most Rev. Linda Nicholls.

Fall Clergy Retreat

Church of the Resurrection (Oswego) 120 West Fifth Street, Oswego, NY

Bishop DeDe Duncan-Probe invites all clergy of the Diocese of Central New York to a Fall Clergy Retreat on Tuesday, October 4th, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Church of the Resurrection, 120 West 5th Street, Oswego. Lunch will be provided, and there will be a hybrid option for those unable to attend in person. 

Prayers for the week of October 9th

NY

In our parishes, we pray for the people of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Camillus and their priest, the Rev. Jon M. White and the people of Trinity Episcopal Church in Canastota. In our Companion Diocese of El Salvador, we pray for all women in the Anglican Communion as we observe Mes de la Mujer Anglicana (Anglican Women's Month) in October. In The Episcopal Church, we pray for the people of the Diocese of Albany and their Assisting Bishop, the Rt. Rev. Michael Smith, and for their Bishop Search. In the Anglican Communion, we pray for The people of the Church of the Province of Central Africa and their prime bishop, the Most Rev. Albert Chama.

Emergency Planning & Safety Preparation for Churches

St. David's Church (DeWitt) 14 Jamar Drive, DeWitt, NY

We take seriously our call to safeguard all of God's people. This fall, four diocesan Emergency Planning and Safety Preparation workshops will offer models of best practices for emergency planning and safety (including active shooter best practices) to parishes and other diocesan institutions.

Speak Faith 2022 Cohort Meeting

Online Event NY

Speak Faith is a yearlong program for Central New York Episcopalians to explore our faith and get courageous sharing it. Online group meetings focus on topics like the Bible, how we talk about God, Anglican history and identity, and faith and justice. In each session, we go deep with a guest teacher and reflection in small groups. Between sessions we stay connected through prayer partnerships, personal study, and fun activities.

Prayers for the week of October 16th

NY

In our parishes, we pray for the people of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Candor and their priest, the Rev. Pat Kinney and the people of St. John's Episcopal Church in Cape Vincent and their priest, the Rev. Lisa Busby. In our Companion Diocese of El Salvador, we pray for the people of Misión San Lucas Evangelista in San Miguel and their seminarian Ernesto Velasco. In The Episcopal Church, we pray for the people of the Diocese of Arizona and their bishop, the Rt. Rev. Jennifer Reddall. In the Anglican Communion, we pray for the people of La Iglesia Anglicana de la Region Central de America and their prime bishop, the Most Rev. Julio Murray Thompson.

Small Church Resource Group: Looking Ahead: Advent and Christmas

Online Event NY

The Small Church Resource Group is for leaders from our smallest churches (average Sunday attendance of less than 30). Every other month, we meet on Zoom to share what works and how we're responding to current challenges and opportunities. At our October meeting, we'll be looking ahead to Advent and Christmas.

Follow-up Safe Church Training

Online Event NY

Are you completing Safe Church training requirements for the first time?

You can complete Safeguarding Online (check with your parish's Safe Church administrator to get set up) and then attend this required one-hour followup session via Zoom. 

FREE

Prayers for the week of October 23rd

NY

In our parishes, we pray for the people of Grace Episcopal Church in Carthage, and the people of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Cazenovia, who will welcome their new rector the Rev. Rebecca Roberts in November. In our Companion Diocese of El Salvador, we pray for the people of Santiago de Jerusalén in El Carmen, Usulután and their priest, the Rev. Antonio López. In The Episcopal Church, we pray for the people of the Diocese of Arkansas and their bishop, the Rt. Rev. Larry Benfield, and for their Bishop Search. In the Anglican Communion, we pray for the people of La Province de L'Eglise Anglicane Du Congo and their prime bishop, the Most Rev. Titre Ande Georges.

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