“Change is an invitation to new life:” Bishop DeDe’s Message for Ash Wednesday 2017

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 [...]


Drive-Thru Ashes in New Hartford

WKTV reports on the ministry of the Rev. Joell Szachara, who provided ashes to more than 70 busy commuters in a New Hartford parking lot on Ash Wednesday 2016.


Getting Honest: Bishop Skip’s Reflection for Ash Wednesday and Lent 2016

Dear People of Central New York, Lent is about getting honest—honest with God, honest with ourselves, honest with the community of faith—about who we really are before God. Perhaps you’ve heard [...]