Episcopal Diocese of Western New York

Who Do I Call?

Congregational Help
Finding a vestry retreat leaderThe Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims716-881-0660 x14
Help with congregational development issuesThe Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims716-881-0660 x14
Help with Christian educationThe Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims716-881-0660 x14
Help with a new or existing outreach programThe Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims716-881-0660 x14
Help with stewardship or capital campaignThe Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims716-881-0660 x14
Help with Parochial Report or AuditMs. Maria Manocchio716-881-0660 x18
Schedule a Bishop's visitationMs. Lorraine Hapeman716-881-0660 x11
Mutual Ministry ReviewsThe Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims716-881-0660 x14
Selling or Mortgaging Church PropertyMr. James Isaac
Inviting the Bishop to an eventMs. Lorraine Hapeman716-881-0660 x11
Ordination or Clergy Issues
Permission to officiate at a marriage questionsMs. Lorraine Hapeman716-881-0660 x11
I or someone in my church wants to start the ordination processMs. Catherine Way
Adding email address to the clergy ListservThe Rev. Sare Anuszkiewicz
Information about clergy eventsThe Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims716-881-0660 x14
My congregation needs to find a new priestThe Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims716-881-0660 x14
My congregation wants to request a deaconThe Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims716-881-0660 x14
Priest seeking a new positionThe Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims716-881-0660 x14
Deacon seeking a new positionBishop Rowe716-881-0660 x11
Report a Title IV violation or file a clergy misconduct complaintThe Rev. Martha Ishman814-456-4203
Communication
Putting something in Postings or on the Diocesan websiteMs. Liz Brauza-Hughes
Subscribe to PostingsVisit the Diocesan website
Help with congregation's websiteMs. Liz Brauza-Hughes
Getting publicity for a congregational eventMs. Liz Brauza-Hughes
Diocesan Events or Activities
Information about Prepared to Serve or Pathways classesThe Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims716-881-0660 x14
Information about Discover SundaysMr. Michael Brown716-881-0660 x12
Information about registering for Diocesan ConventionMr. Michael Brown716-881-0660 x12
First 30 EventsThe Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims716-881-0660 x14
Something not on this listThe Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims716-881-0660