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- May 2017
  Intercessory Prayer
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   Sunday First Steps
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  Online (public
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- Worship and Study

Welcome to our Diocese!

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.


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.

Convention 2017: Shine!

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Upcoming Events

Regional Confirmation

Date: Saturday, May 13th
Place: Cathedral of All Saints
62 South Swan Street
Albany, NY 12210
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Ordination to the Sacred Order of Deacons

Date: Saturday, June 3rd
Place: St. George's
912 NY Route 146
Clifton Park, NY 12065
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Note change of time and location!


The Revs. Tom and Elizabeth Papazoglakis (Rector and Associate Rector)
Date: Saturday, June 3rd
Place: St. George's
912 NY Route 146
Clifton Park, NY 12065
Time: 4:30 p.m.

The Very Reverend Leander Harding (Dean)
Date: Sunday, June 4th
Place: Cathedral of All Saints
62 South Swan Street
Albany, NY 12210
Time: 3:00 p.m.

149th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Albany

Date: Friday, June 9th - Sunday, June 11th
Place: Camp of the Woods

For more information, click here.

To register, click here.

Upcoming Bishop's


        St. Paul's,

        St. John's,
        St. Peter's,




       Christ Church,

        St. Luke the
        Beloved Physician,
        Saranac Lake



        St. John's in the Wilderness,
        Paul Smiths
        10:30 a.m.

        Church of the Nativity,
        Star Lake
        4:00 p.m.

        Church of the
        Blue Mountain Lake

       Church of the Cross


        St. Mary's,
        Lake Luzerne

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