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, …

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 …

Psalm 9     I will recount all of your wonderful deeds. 2 I will be glad and exult in you;     I will sing praise to your name, O Most High. 3 When my enemies turn back,     they stumble and perish before[c] your presence. 4 For you have maintained my just cause;     you have sat on the throne, giving righteous judgment. 5 You have rebuked the nations; you have …

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I received notification earlier today from the Chairman of the Hearing Panel, Bishop Nicholas Knisely, that my Hearing / Trial, will NOT take place this Tuesday (April 21st), as originally scheduled. The Hearing Panel is trying to make arrangements through the Episcopal Church Center, for the Hearing to take …

Psalm 84 Quam dilecta! 1 How dear to me is your dwelling, O Lord of hosts! * My soul has a desire and longing for the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh rejoice in the living God. 2 The sparrow has found her a house and the swallow a nest where she may lay her young; …

You’re Invited! The Diocese of Albany invites you to join us for worship this Christmas. Below are a listing of service times for churches around the diocese. New listings are being added daily. The services are listed alphabetically by the town/city where the church is located. Click on the name of the church to find …

Greetings! I hope you enjoy the December issue of The Albany Episcopalian 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 a Christmas message from Bishop Bill. We hope you enjoy …

In those days John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness of Judea, proclaiming, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” This is the one of whom the prophet Isaiah spoke when he said, “The voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.’” Now …

Psalm 122 Laetatus sum 1 I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord.” 2 Now our feet are standing within your gates, O Jerusalem. 3 Jerusalem is built as a city that is at unity with itself; 4 To which the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord, …