Episcopal Diocese of Western New York

Who Do I Call?

Congregational Help
Finding a vestry retreat leader The Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims 716-881-0660 x14
Help with congregational development issues The Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims 716-881-0660 x14
Help with Christian education The Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims 716-881-0660 x14
Help with a new or existing outreach program The Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims 716-881-0660 x14
Help with stewardship or capital campaign The Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims 716-881-0660 x14
Help with Parochial Report or Audit Ms. Maria Manocchio 716-881-0660 x18
Schedule a Bishop's visitation Ms. Keri Mills 716-881-0660 x11
Mutual Ministry Reviews The Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims 716-881-0660 x14
Selling or Mortgaging Church Property Mr. James Isaac
Inviting the Bishop to an event Ms. Keri Mills 716-881-0660 x11
Ordination or Clergy Issues
Permission to officiate at a marriage questions Ms. Keri Mills 716-881-0660 x11
I or someone in my church wants to start the ordination process Ms. Catherine Way
Adding email address to the clergy Listserv The Rev. Sare Anuszkiewicz
Information about clergy events The Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims 716-881-0660 x14
My congregation needs to find a new priest The Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims 716-881-0660 x14
My congregation wants to request a deacon The Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims 716-881-0660 x14
Priest seeking a new position The Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims 716-881-0660 x14
Deacon seeking a new position Bishop Franklin 716-881-0660 x11
Report a Title IV violation or file a clergy misconduct complaint The Rev. Martha Ishman 814-456-4203
Communication
Putting something in Postings or on the Diocesan website Ms. Liz Brauza-Hughes
Subscribe to Postings Visit the Diocesan website
Help with congregation's website Ms. Liz Brauza-Hughes
Getting publicity for a congregational event Ms. Liz Brauza-Hughes
Diocesan Events or Activities
Information about Prepared to Serve or Pathways classes The Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims 716-881-0660 x14
Information about Discover Sundays Mr. Michael Brown 716-881-0660 x12
Information about registering for Diocesan Convention Mr. Michael Brown 716-881-0660 x12
First 30 Events The Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims 716-881-0660 x14
Something not on this list The Rev. Canon Cathy Dempesy-Sims 716-881-0660