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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:

The Call to Forgive

As Christians we are called to forgive. We may learn this, even know this completely... Read more

Lessons in Healing Ministry: Cross Cultural Insights

This workshop focuses on how to "equip the saints for ministry" in a cross cultural setting... Read more

Desert that Blooms, Darkness that Shines: The Way of Contemplation

In the Christian worldview, the completeness of human life is not measured by how much one can achieve or acquire or any success we may enjoy... Read more

Keeping Faith in Mind

This workshop provides basic information that everyone needs to know about memory loss issues... Read more

Discipleship, Jesus' Way: The 3 - 12 - 70 Plan

This workshop will focus on Jesus' 3-12-70 plan of being Christ's ambassadors who... "let their light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven." Read more

Let Your Light Shine Through the Haiti-Episcopal Church Relationship

Let your light shine in support of Haiti ministries! Fr. Jean-Jacques Deravil is here to talk about Haiti partnerships. 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

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




       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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