Education

Wardens and Vestry Day Draws a Crowd

The Second Annual Warden and Vestry day was held on Saturday.  More than 130 wardens and vestry members, and a few clergy, from 40 congregations gathered to talk and learn and pray and eat. Workshops were offered on topics ranging from implicit bias to websites and Facebook pages to partnerships with public schools to how…

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Second Annual Warden and Vestry Day

The Second Annual Warden and Vestry Day will be Saturday February 25 at the Diocesan Ministry Center (1064 Brighton Rd, Tonawanda). All wardens and members of vestry are invited (the clergy are invited to tag along if they want). Check in begins at 9:30 and the program begins at 10 am.  The day will include…

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Lent Program Announced

In the last several years, the Diocese of Western New York has done a “One Diocese, One Season, One Book” program.  The whole diocese was invited to read the same book, meet in their congregations to discuss the book and come together to meet the author. This year we are doing something just a little…

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Jim Eaton Summer Reading Program Now Underway!

The Jim Eaton Summer Reading Program has begun its second year with a new age range and new location. Taking the valuable lessons from last year, the Eaton Summer Reading Program made some changes for 2016, including a new location in the city of Buffalo (The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, located in north…

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Go into the Neighborhood and Change the World!

Episcopalians from Western New York, Rochester, Erie, Ohio, Virginia and Massachusetts gathered at St. Paul’s Cathedral this past weekend.  They gathered to learn about partnerships between churches and public schools. The gathering was co-sponsored by the All Our Children Network and the Diocese of Western New York in response to General Convention resolution B005 that…

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Diocese to Offer Forum on Church-School Partnerships

Does your church want to make a difference in your neighborhood? Does your church want to reach children and families?  Does your church want to join the Jesus movement? Presiding Bishop Michael Curry is calling the Episcopal Church to go into the neighborhood. One way for our congregations to do that is to build a…

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