Psalm 149 Cantate Domino 1 Hallelujah! Sing to the Lord a new song; * sing his praise in the congregation of the faithful. 2 Let Israel rejoice in his Maker; * let the children of Zion be joyful in their King. 3 Let them praise his Name in the dance; * let them sing praise to him with …

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 …

Psalm 105, 1-6, 16-22, 45b Confitemini Domino 1 Give thanks to the Lord and call upon his Name; * make known his deeds among the peoples. 2 Sing to him, sing praises to him, * and speak of all his marvelous works. 3 Glory in his holy Name; * let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice. 4 …

The Standing Committee of the Diocese of Albany has issued a call for prayer for Bishop Bill as he prepares to face the Title IV Hearing Panel of the Episcopal Church this Friday, June 12th, beginning at 9am. There are special services taking place around the Diocese to offer prayers on behalf of Bishop Bill. …

Diocesan Guidelines for Reopening Church Buildings for Public Worship (PDF) Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,     Acknowledging the importance of people being able to once again worship together in their faith communities, both the federal and state governments have (with certain restrictions) lifted the ban on public worship services. As a result, after consulting with the …

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For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them. Matt 18:20 Even though we are not able to gather together during this time in our Church buildings, we need to remain faithful in our prayers and our study of God’s Holy Word, remembering that the Lord is with us where …

(Printable PDF )An Update from Bishop Love on the Coronavirus and the Suspension of Church Services Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Given the new coronavirus guidelines handed down by President Trump and his administration (to include avoid gatherings of 10 or more people), I am suspending all regular Sunday and weekday services in the …

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 …