Psalm 29 Afferte Domino 1 Ascribe to the Lord, you gods, * ascribe to the Lord glory and strength. 2 Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his Name; * worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness. 3 The voice of the Lord is upon the waters; the God of glory thunders; * the Lord is upon the mighty waters. 4 The voice of the Lord is a …

RIP – Fr. Michael Shank

The Rev. Michael Shank, retired priest in the Diocese of Albany, died on Sunday, January 5, 2020. Fr. Shank was serving as Vicar of St. Mary’s, Downsville and St. Margaret’s, Margaretville. Funeral services will be celebrated on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 240 Main St. Unadilla, NY 13849. A Funeral Mass …

Psalm 9 I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart;     I will recount all of your wonderful deeds.  I will be glad and exult in you;     I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.  When my enemies turn back,     they stumble and perish before[c] your presence.  For you have maintained my just cause;     you have sat on the throne, …

An Advent Preaching Conference Wednesday, November 6 – Friday, November 8, 2019 A preparation for preaching the themes and texts of Advent Curated by The Ven. Dr. Christopher A. Brown, Canon Theologian (REGISTER HERE for printable form   –OR–   HERE for on-line registration) Join Fr. Brown for a two-day retreat on preaching the Lectionary texts of Advent with …

We are excited to offer our first eIssue of The Albany Episcopalian. As a cost saving measure, this issue will only be available in electronic format. To view you can use the following options: PDF Version -or- Online Magazine This issue features stories and updates on the ministries and programs happening around our Diocese, including: Jesus, Justice …

2019 Men’s Retreat at CtK Friday, November 15 – Saturday, November 16, 2019 (SCHEDULE) Keynote Speaker: Stan Key (BIO) President, The Francis Asbury Society REGISTER NOW USING THIS DOWNLOADABLE FORM OR CALL: 518-692-9550 to register by phone. Honest to God Men’s Retreat Pricing and Registration Step 1: Choose your Conference Rate EARLY BIRD RATE: $89.00 (Until 11/01/19) …

Episcopal Diocese of Albany 2019 Mission Conference Saturday, October 5, 2019 – 9:00am to 3:00pm Trinity Church Lansingburgh 585 4th Avenue, Troy, NY 12182 Contacts: Cindy Schemhl 518.859.4424 & Jan Bedoukian 943.292.4483   STOP, LOOK & LISTEN! STOP to learn how the Mission Committee can support you in answering God’s call LOOK to see what our mission …

Daughters of the King Fall Assembly

What’s in your Cup? Plans are underway for The Daughters of the King Fall Assembly, on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Christ the King Spiritual Life Center from 9:00am – 3:30pm (registration at 8:30am). We will be meeting in the Great Hall and the cost (including lunch) is $25. Mother Jean DeVaty will be our Speaker and …

Next Welcome Home Initiative Retreat for men and women  set for Nov 11-13, 2019 The Welcome Home Initiative© is a Veterans Ministry facilitated north of Albany, NY on the campus of Christ the King Spiritual Life Center near Greenwich, NY, that offers healing for military veterans and the spouses of military veterans who have served their country in combat. …

This year Pentecost Sunday falls on the same weekend as our 151st Diocesan Convention (June 7-9), at Camp of the Woods in Speculator, NY.  The theme of this year’s convention is based on Philippians 1:27, “Stand firm in the Holy Spirit striving together as one for the faith of the gospel.” We invite you to come …