The Diocese of Albany is One Church fulfilling the Great Commandment
and the Great Commission, moving from membership to discipleship; equipping,
emboldening, and sending disciples to make disciples.
Come to Convention and -
Let your light so shine before others, that they may see your
good works and glorify your Father in heaven. - Matthew 5:16
The 149th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Albany is fast
approaching! We've got a great line-up of workshops where you can learn to shine, and we're continuing to add more.
There are so many opportunities to learn how to shine! Here's a sample:
Pastoring Those Impacted by Addiction
This workshop will be a forum to discuss pertinent information
regarding providing pastoral care to those who have the disease of addiction...Read more
Taizé: Worship in Community
Taizé worship is a meditative style that intersperses music,
scripture reading, and periods of contemplative silence. Music typically starts with a simple melody and lyric taken
from a prayer or Psalm...Read more
The Cranmer Option: An Anglican Perspective on Rod Dreher's The Benedict Option
In his bestselling
book, The Benedict Option, Rod Dreher paints a picture that orthodox Christians will find themselves in in
the not-so-distant future...Read more
Border to Border: Boots on the Ground Ministry
For the past ten years, St. Francis Mission (formerly St.
David's, East Greenbush) has been evolving from its origins as a traditional parish always teetering on closure. A
small influx of about 25 Christian Burmese refugees...Read more
The registration deadline is May 31st - so don't procrastinate! Save your place now!
Want to volunteer at Convention but you've already registered? You can still volunteer!
Do you or your church have a ministry or a mission that you want the rest of the Diocese to know about, but
you're not sure how to get the word out? The Convention hosts more than 700 people from around the Diocese, in
addition to VIP guests and others! You can reserve a table in the Exhibit Hall and tell everyone about your
ministry or mission.
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