Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As I near the end of my time as your Bishop, you are all very much on my heart and mind.  While technically I am on sabbatical for the month of January, I find myself busily trying to tie up loose ends before I officially step down on February …

The 152nd Annual Convention of The Episcopal Diocese of Albany (October 24, 2020) Bishop’s Address By The Right Reverend William H. Love Print Version (pdf)  Opening Prayer and Remarks: Dear Friends in Christ – Welcome! The 152nd Annual Convention of the Diocese of Albany will now come to order. Let us pray: Almighty and ever …

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, we have once again had to revise our original plans for this year’s 152nd Diocesan Convention.  We had hoped to gather at Camp-of-the-Woods.  Unfortunately, it has become clear in recent weeks that a large in-person gathering this fall would not be prudent, …

Dear Friends in Christ, I want to thank everyone for your patience and cooperation as we continue to try to adjust to the impact of COVID-19 on our worship services and the wider life and ministry of the Church throughout the Diocese of Albany.  I greatly appreciate the leadership of the clergy and lay leaders …

Dear Friends in Christ, Last week, countless people throughout the Country watched and mourned with the family and friends of George Floyd as his body was laid to rest two weeks after his brutal and senseless murder by an unjust policeman in Minneapolis.  What happened to George Floyd NEVER should have happened, but tragically it …