A year of seeking racial justice

From Juneteenth 2020 to Juneteenth 2021, the primary focus of the Diocese of Central New York is to Listen, Learn, and Respond as we confront the sin of systemic racism. Please join us in this Gospel work with new opportunities, actions, and resources each month.

“Will you seek and serve Christ in all persons, loving your neighbor as yourself? Will you strive for justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity of every human being?” (from the baptismal vows in the Book of Common Prayer)

December Invitation: Resources for listening and learning from indigenous peoples

For December 2020, the Diocesan Antiracism Team offers three resources that you and your parish can use to continue the work of listening, learning, and responding to racial injustice, this month with special attention to the experience of indigenous peoples. Learn more>

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Resources

Confronting Racism resource list. View books, articles, videos, curricula, prayers and litanies, and other racial justice resources suggested by members of the Diocese, and add your own recommendations.

Responding to Racist Violence. Resources from The Episcopal Church to help us LEARN, PRAY, and ACT to address racist violence and police brutality.

Resources for Racial Reconciliation from The Episcopal Church.

News & Updates

  • "We are the people of God": A message from Bishop DeDe Duncan-Probe regarding the events of 1/6/21

    Watch below: A message from Bishop DeDe Duncan-Probe regarding the events of January 6th at the U.S. Capital. Transcript: Greetings friends, We are the people of God. We know what we are about. We know how to recognize truth when we see it, because we seek truth all the time. In the Diocese of Central […]
  • Antiracism: Resources for listening and learning from indigenous peoples

    For December 2020, the Diocesan Antiracism Team offers three resources that you and your parish can use to continue the work of listening, learning, and responding to racial injustice, this month with special attention to the experience of indigenous peoples.
  • Watch: Sustained in God's Love: Morning Prayer for the 152nd Diocesan Convention

    Watch a recording of Sustained in God's Love: Morning Prayer for the 152nd Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York. Featuring Bishop DeDe Duncan-Probe's "Bring it!" sermon and scripture readings in English, Karen, and Dinka languages. We’re delighted to be worshiping with you.
  • Now, do you see it?

    "That’s the insidiousness of systemic racism—everyone does what’s rational for their corner of the world, maybe even proclaiming that they’re not racist, no-one does anything overtly or intentionally racist, and yet, when all is said and done, the result is blatant, visible racism."
  • Youth-friendly suggestions for anti-racist reading

    The Listen/Learn group of the diocesan Racial Justice & Reconciliation team offers two suggestions for youth-friendly anti-racist reading this September.

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