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September 2019

The MAAFA Suite: A Healing Journey

Fri, September 20, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
NY United States

Bus Trip Sponsored by the Reparations Committee Please scroll down to register Registration deadline: End of Day September 3 Bus leaves from outside the Cathedral of St. John the Divine at 4:30p.m. on September 20. Cost $65, including bus fare and theater ticket. The MAAFA Suite: A Healing Journey is an original theatrical commemoration, first presented in 1995, that covers a period in World History that African Americans refer to as the MAAFA. MAAFA is a Ki-Swahili word that means…

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December 2019

Cancelled – Apology Retreat – Staten Island

Sat, December 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Christ Church New Brighton, Staten Island, 76 Franklin Ave.
Staten Island, NY 10301 United States

div.tribe-events-single-section:nth-child(4) {display:none;} Offered by the Reparations Committee of the Diocese. Apologize? Why? For What? To Whom? How? This Retreat explores what it means to apologize for the sin of slavery and its lingering effects. It will give the skills to apologize effectively so we can look to a new future. Retreat leaders The Rev. Masud Ibn Syedullah TSSF Director, Roots & Branches Programs for Spiritual Growth and Vicar, St. Paul's & Trinity Parish, Tivoli. The Rev. Chuck Kramer Rector, St.…

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January 2020

Apology Retreat – Manhattan

Sat, January 11, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
St. Augustine’s Church, Manhattan, 290 Henry St.
New York, NY 10002 United States

Offered by the Reparations Committee of the Diocese. Apologize? Why? For What? To Whom? How? This Retreat explores what it means to apologize for the sin of slavery and its lingering effects. It will give the skills to apologize effectively so we can look to a new future. Retreat leaders The Rev. Masud Ibn Syedullah TSSF Director, Roots & Branches Programs for Spiritual Growth and Vicar, St. Paul's & Trinity Parish, Tivoli. The Rev. Chuck Kramer Rector, St. James' Church,…

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Anti-Racism Workshop, Manhattan

Sat, January 18, 2020 - Sat, January 25, 2020
The Church of the Crucifixion, Manhattan, 459 W. 149th Street
New York, NY 10031 United States

Note that this workshop takes place on two Saturdays, and not on consecutive days. Each day runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The purpose of the diocesan Anti-Racism Workshops is to help us become aware of how the sin of racism impacts all of our lives, and how we all unconsciously and consciously participate in racist systems.  It is required for clergy in our diocese and highly recommended for lay leadership. Dialogue is the foundation of the two-day workshop.…

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February 2020

Blessed Absalom Jones Celebration

Sat, February 8, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10025 United States

At the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine The Rt. Rev. Andrew ML Dietsche, Bishop of New York, presiding The Rev. Charles Wynder, Jr. Staff Officer for Social Justice and Advocacy Engagement, The Episcopal Church, preaching This event will offer ASL Interpretation. Participation Form (for Choir Sign Up, Scroll Down) Please complete the form below if your congregation will participate. The service bulletin will reflect appropriate references for participants that have completed the form by January 6, 2020. Choir…

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Apology Retreat – Bronx

Sat, February 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
St. Luke's Church, Bronx, 777 E. 222 St.
Bronx, NY 10467 United States

div.tribe-events-single-section:nth-child(4) {display:none;} Offered by the Reparations Committee of the Diocese. Apologize? Why? For What? To Whom? How? This Retreat explores what it means to apologize for the sin of slavery and its lingering effects. It will give the skills to apologize effectively so we can look to a new future. Retreat leaders The Rev. Masud Ibn Syedullah TSSF Director, Roots & Branches Programs for Spiritual Growth and Vicar, St. Paul's & Trinity Parish, Tivoli. The Rev. Chuck Kramer Rector, St.…

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March 2020

Apology Retreat – Wappingers Falls – CANCELLED

Sat, March 28, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Zion Church, Wappingers Falls, 12 Satterlee Place
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 United States

div.tribe-events-single-section:nth-child(4) {display:none;} Offered by the Reparations Committee of the Diocese. Apologize? Why? For What? To Whom? How? This Retreat explores what it means to apologize for the sin of slavery and its lingering effects. It will give the skills to apologize effectively so we can look to a new future. Retreat leaders The Rev. Masud Ibn Syedullah TSSF Director, Roots & Branches Programs for Spiritual Growth and Vicar, St. Paul's & Trinity Parish, Tivoli. The Rev. Chuck Kramer Rector, St.…

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April 2020

Anti-Racism Workshop, New Rochelle (Region II)

Sat, April 18, 2020 - Sat, April 25, 2020
Trinity St. Paul’s Church, New Rochelle, 311 Huguenot St.
New Rochelle, NY 10801 United States

Note that this workshop takes place on two Saturdays, and not on consecutive days. Each day runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The purpose of the diocesan Anti-Racism Workshops is to help us become aware of how the sin of racism impacts all of our lives, and how we all unconsciously and consciously participate in racist systems.  It is required for clergy in our diocese and highly recommended for lay leadership. Dialogue is the foundation of the two-day workshop.…

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June 2020

March for Justice, Newburgh

Mon, June 15, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
NY United States

The members of the Youth Arts Group of Rural & Migrant Ministry, Inc. will lead a march in Newburgh in support of the Black Lives Matter Movement. The march will start at Downing Park (Northside South street and Rte. 9W) and it will end at City Hall at 7:00pm. Youths group around the city will participate in the march along with those who want to come out and support the community. The march will raise awareness, and will demonstrate that…

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Knee on My Neck: Slavery’s Ghost ~ A 5-Week Virtual Retreat

Fri, June 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wed, July 15, 2020

NY United States

A Program of Roots & Branches: Programs For Spiritual Growth In Collaboration with the Reparations Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of New York* Co-Sponsored by Rural & Migrant Ministry Inc. Since the murder of George Floy, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, protests have sprung up across the country demanding real change. Is this the time for that change? Is this the moment that will lead to a lasting difference? It CAN be. Let’s not let it slip by. Embedded in the…

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August 2020

CANCELLED – Jonathan Daniels Civil Rights Youth Pilgrimage

Thu, August 6, 2020 - Sat, August 8, 2020
NY United States

We regret that this year's pilgrimage has had to be cancelled. For more information contact Carla Burns, Pilgrimage Coordinator, at the email address listed below.

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October 2020

Meet the Author: Ibram X. Kendi

Thu, October 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online, NY United States

Participate with hundreds of other Episcopalians in an exclusive online event as Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to Be An Antiracist discusses his journey of discovery, answers your questions, and reflects on the nationwide movement toward antiracism that his writings have helped to fuel. Registration is required. Please register for this event using the form below. The Zoom information will be forwarded in due course.

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January 2021

Anti-Racism Workshop (Online)

Mon, January 4, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online, NY United States

This online workshop takes place via Zoom in the evenings of four dates in January. The full workshop consist of 4 two-hour online group meetings with individual, assigned pre-work. A multi-part online workshop open only to clergy and laypeople of the Diocese of New York. The online workshop will be conducted on the following dates: Monday, Jan. 4 Thursday, Jan. 7 Monday, Jan. 11 Thursday, Jan. 14 All sessions will be begin at 7:00 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m. Participants…

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February 2021

Panel Discussion: Absalom Jones and the Essential Worker: Yellow Fever 1793 – COVID 2019

Wed, February 10, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Online, NY United States

  Moderator: Nell Braxton Gibson Panelists: The Rt. Rev. Mary D. Glasspool The Hon. Byron Rushing Dr. Deborah Harmon Hines Details and Registration

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Researching the Black Presence in Your Congregation ~ First Session

Thu, February 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online, NY United States

An online workshop presented in advance of the 2021 Diocesan Indaba The Black Presence Project website is a public spiritual repository for truth telling about the experiences of people of African descent within the Episcopal Diocese of New York from colonial times through to the present day.  The purpose of this workshop for clergy and laity is to offer guidelines for researching congregations’ Black presence history and for presenting this material for publication. The historical research guidelines presented in this…

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Blessed Absalom Jones Celebration (Virtual)

Sat, February 20, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Online, NY United States

a.bigorange {color: #000000 !important;text-shadow: 1px 1px rgba(255,32,32,.5);}   The Right Reverend Andrew ML Dietsche, Officiating. The Honorable Byron Rushing, Preaching. Please visit absalomjones.dioceseny.org for full instructions on how to join the service. Make a Donation in Honor of Absalom Jones Offerings associated with the Absalom Jones Celebration will be donated to Voorhees College in Denmark, South Carolina, a member of the Historically Black Colleges and University with a long-standing affiliation with the Episcopal Church. Please use the form below to make…

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March 2021

Anti-Racism Workshop (Online)

Mon, March 1, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online, NY United States

This online workshop takes place via Zoom in the evenings of four dates in March. The full workshop consist of 4 two-hour online group meetings with individual, assigned pre-work. A multi-part online workshop open only to clergy and laypeople of the Diocese of New York. The online workshop will be conducted on the following dates: Monday, Mar. 1 Thursday, Mar. 4 Monday, Mar. 8 Thursday, Mar. 11 All sessions will be begin at 7:00 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m. Participants…

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Online Youth Gathering Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Blessed Absalom Jones

Sun, March 14, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online, NY United States

All 6th-12th grade youth in the Episcopal Diocese of New York are invited! We will be discussing the life and work of Absalom Jones, the first priest of African descent in the Episcopal Church. How can we continue his work of helping people in need? Ms. Carla Burns from the diocesan Anti-Racism and Reparations Committees will be our special guest. The event will be held via Zoom. Parishes will be emailed the Zoom connection information. For questions, please contact Andrea Dedmon,…

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Researching the Black Presence in Your Congregation ~ Second Session

Thu, March 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online, NY United States

An online workshop presented in advance of the 2021 Diocesan Indaba The Black Presence Project website is a public spiritual repository for truth telling about the experiences of people of African descent within the Episcopal Diocese of New York from colonial times through to the present day.  The purpose of this workshop for clergy and laity is to offer guidelines for researching congregations’ Black presence history and for presenting this material for publication. The historical research guidelines presented in this…

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Researching the Black Presence in Your Congregation ~ Third Session

Thu, March 25, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online, NY United States

An online workshop presented in advance of the 2021 Diocesan Indaba The Black Presence Project website is a public spiritual repository for truth telling about the experiences of people of African descent within the Episcopal Diocese of New York from colonial times through to the present day.  The purpose of this workshop for clergy and laity is to offer guidelines for researching congregations’ Black presence history and for presenting this material for publication. The historical research guidelines presented in this…

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May 2021

Antiracism Summit

Sat, May 22, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online, NY United States

Does your congregation have a racial justice/antiracism group - or do you have congregants who want to start one? Several congregations in our diocese have groups focusing on racial justice and/or antiracism. Other congregations have congregants who would like to start such a group. They are looking for help and resources to do so. With the help of our diocesan Antiracism Committee, a group of congregants from around the diocese are planning a summit meeting for representatives from congregations who…

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Webinar ~ Voices Heard: A Diocese Explores Pathways Toward Reparations – “Educational Opportunity Denied: The Legacy of Segregated Housing”

Tue, May 25, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online, NY United States

Educational Opportunity Denied: The Legacy of Segregated Housing Tuesday, May 25 Register in advance for this webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_goRIk0xDTW-9VLBLZQ44wQ Upcoming webinars in this series: Medical Apartheid and Systemic Racism Tuesday, June 8 Register in advance for this webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nFHMDwq8Tb-n1eP7l9VIrw Reaching For a Better Tomorrow: The Work and Mission of Hudson Link Working For Higher Education in Prison Tuesday, June 22 Register in advance for this webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_j5SokWcXRq-2Aj_VW1m-Ng The Awakening of Unwoke People: Church, Religion and State Tuesday, July 6 Register in advance…

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June 2021

Anti-Racism Workshop (Online)

Mon, June 7, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online, NY United States

This online workshop takes place via Zoom in the evenings of four dates in June. The full workshop consist of 4 two-hour online group meetings with individual, assigned pre-work. A multi-part online workshop open only to clergy and laypeople of the Diocese of New York. The online workshop will be conducted on the following dates: Monday, Jun. 7 Thursday, Jun. 10 Monday, Jun. 14 Thursday, Jun. 17 All sessions will be begin at 7:00 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m. Participants…

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Medical Apartheid and Systemic Racism ~ Webinar

Tue, June 8, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online, NY United States

A discussion of the historical foundations of the evolution of the practices of dehumanizing African people, spanning the earliest days of European enslavement, up to the current day. The conversation will delve into a medical system rife with bias, discrimination and disparate treatment of people of African descent. Register in advance for this webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_nFHMDwq8Tb-n1eP7l9VIrw This webinar is a part of the series Voices Heard: A Diocese Explores Pathways Toward Reparations - "Health Disparities." Upcoming webinars in this series: Reaching…

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Webinar ~ Reaching For a Better Tomorrow: The Work and Mission of Hudson Link Working For Higher Education in Prison

Tue, June 22, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online, NY United States

One in the Series Voices Heard: A Diocese Explores Pathways Toward Reparations  Reaching For a Better Tomorrow: The Work and Mission of Hudson Link Working For Higher Education in PrisonTuesday, June 22 Register in advance for this webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_j5SokWcXRq-2Aj_VW1m-Ng Upcoming webinars in this series: The Awakening of Unwoke People: Church, Religion and State Tuesday, July 6 Register in advance for this webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_O7p4u1B2RT6JOI8VH4F7lQ Rectors of Color: Examining the Missed Opportunities of Deployment Tuesday, July 20 Register in advance for this webinar:…

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July 2021

Webinar ~ The Awakening of Unwoke People: Church, Religion and State

Tue, July 6, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online, NY United States

One in the series Voices Heard: A Diocese Explores Pathways Toward Reparations The Awakening of Unwoke People: Church, Religion and State Tuesday, July 6 Register in advance for this webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_O7p4u1B2RT6JOI8VH4F7lQ Upcoming webinar in this series: Rectors of Color: Examining the Missed Opportunities of Deployment Tuesday, July 20 Register in advance for this webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_We8dfFOxSrmEbPHnK1WZmA

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Webinar ~ Voices Heard: A Diocese Explores Pathways Toward Reparations – “Rectors of Color: Examining the Missed Opportunities of Deployment”

Tue, July 20, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online, NY United States

Final webinar in this series: Rectors of Color: Examining the Missed Opportunities of Deployment Tuesday, July 20 Register in advance for this webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_We8dfFOxSrmEbPHnK1WZmA

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August 2021

CANCELLED – Jonathan Daniels Civil Rights Youth Pilgrimage

Thu, August 12, 2021 - Sat, August 14, 2021
NY United States

The annual pilgrimage is cancelled for 2021. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama is not hosting its in-person event. Instead, a virtual celebration will be held on Saturday, August 14 at 11:00 a.m. Central Time/12:00 noon Eastern Time. Click here for more information.

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September 2021

Anti-Racism Workshop (Online)

Mon, September 13, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online, NY United States

This online workshop takes place via Zoom in the evenings of four dates in September. The full workshop consist of 4 two-hour online group meetings with individual, assigned pre-work. A multi-part online workshop open only to clergy and laypeople of the Diocese of New York. The online workshop will be conducted on the following dates: Monday, Sep. 13 Thursday, Sep. 16 Monday, Sep. 20 Thursday, Sep. 23 All sessions will be begin at 7:00 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m. Participants…

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October 2021

Anti-Racism Committee Author Presentation: Ian Manuel

Fri, October 22, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online, NY United States

Ian Manuel - author of My Time Will Come: A Memoir of Crime, Punishment, Hope, and Redemption - tells his story of HOPE. Sentenced at age 14 to life in jail without parole, he spent 27 years in jail, 18 of which were in solitary confinement. Through the Equal Justice Initiative, his sentence was overturned and he was released. Ian’s talents and persistent sense of purpose gave him the strength to survive and to thrive. Join us to hear this…

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January 2022

Annual Bronx-wide Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration (Online)

Mon, January 17, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online, NY United States

Please note that this year's service will now be held online via Zoom. Click to join the service on Jan. 17 View/Download the Service Bulletin Presider: The Rt. Rev. Andrew ML Dietsche, Bishop of New York Preacher: The Rev. Robert Jemonde Taylor, Rector, St. Ambrose Church, Raleigh, North Carolina The Bronx Council invites you to join them as they give thanks for the life and ministry of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The location of the service rotates…

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Anti-Racism Workshop (Online)

Mon, January 24, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online, NY United States

  This online workshop takes place via Zoom in the evenings of four dates in January and early February, 2022. The full workshop consists of 4 two-hour online group meetings with individual, assigned pre-work. A multi-part online workshop conducted on the following dates: Monday, Jan. 24 Thursday, Jan. 27 Monday, Jan. 31 Thursday, Feb. 3 All sessions will be begin at 7:00 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m. Participants will be required to complete individual viewing and corresponding assignments before…

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February 2022

Blessed Absalom Jones Celebration

Sat, February 12, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
St. Philip’s Church, Harlem, Manhattan, 204 W. 134th St.
New York, NY 10030 United States

At St. Philip's Church, Harlem (details below)   The Right Reverend Andrew ML Dietsche, officiatingThe Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry, preaching The Service will held in-person at the church and simultaneously accessed via Zoom.  The maximum in-person attendance of 185 people (who will be required to provide proof of vaccination and be masked) has been reached. If you haven't done so already, please register to attend via Zoom. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE ZOOM BROADCAST Make a Donation in…

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March 2022

Antiracism Summit

Sat, March 5, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online, NY United States

The Diocese of New York Antiracism Committee invites you to participate in our second Antiracism Summit designed to help congregations create their own programs and task forces. All are welcome!This summit builds on our work from last year and provides educational opportunities for beginners as well as those who have been engaged in antiracism initiatives for some time.Learn what programs are working in different congregational settings. If you are new to the work or in a small community, come join…

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May 2022

Anti-Racism Workshop (Online and In-Person – Westchester)

Mon, May 9, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online, NY United States

This hybrid workshop (online and in-person) takes place as follows: Monday and Thursday, May 9 and 12 (7:00-9:00 p.m.) – Two virtual 2-hour sessions with individual pre-work Saturday, May 14 (8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) – In person, all-day meeting at Grace Church/La Gracia, White Plains Participants will be required to complete individual viewing and corresponding assignments before online Zoom meetings. Completion of all assignments and attendance at all meetings is required for diocesan certification. The purpose of the diocesan Anti-Racism Workshops…

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