COVID- Updates

Online worship encouraged, including Holy Week and Easter

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry: ​Online worship encouraged, including Holy Week and Easter Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Posted Mar 17, 2020 A word to the Church regarding Holy Week and Easter Day from the Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church: Dear People of God, Christ has died. Christ is risen. Christ will come again. These affirmations are at the very heart of our faith

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Church Buildings to Be Closed by Saturday Evening

A Letter from Bishop Sean: Church Buildings to Be Closed by Saturday Evening March 20, 2020 Dear Clergy: As you know, the governors of New York and Pennsylvania have strengthened restrictions on work, meetings and travel within the last two days in an effort to slow

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No In-Person Worship for Holy Week and Easter

Earlier today in a video conversation with clergy of the partnership, Bishop Sean announced that the suspension of in-person worship will extend at least through Holy Week and Easter. His decision follows Presiding Bishop Michael Curry's March 17 request that in-person public worship, including Holy Week and Easter services, be suspended. Bishop Sean is working with several congregations to

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Letter to Parish: 18 March 2020

Grace Episcopal Church 21 N Washington Street Randolph, NY 14772 Church: (716)358-6124 Mobile: (716) 864-3147 Email: Enable JavaScript to view protected content. The Very Rev. Thomas M. Broad, Rector 18 March 2020 Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, The day after our devastating church fire in 2013 we gathered in the darkened sanctuary, surrounded by our family, friends, and neighbors, to praise God even

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Grace Church: Suspending In-Person Worship

13 March 2020 Suspending In-Person Worship STAY HOME ON SUNDAY MORNING UNTIL PALM SUNDAY (APRIL 5) THIS IS A LONG MESSAGE - PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ IT ENTIRELY One thing that we have learned at Grace Church through the

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Letter from Bishop Sean: Suspending In-Person Worship

A Letter from Bishop Sean: Suspending In-Person Worship March 13, 2020   Dear People of God: Today, I write with regret to tell you that I am suspending in-person worship effectively Sunday, March 15. The COVID-19 epidemic is spreading so quickly that I cannot in good conscience permit gatherings that could easily hasten the spread of the disease and contribute to the collapse of our health

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