ECW Events Update

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Bishop Relaxes Restrictions for Now

Update: In a letter later on November 24, Bishop Dietsche amended his instructions to allow greater discretion to congregations with regard to in-person worship. Read his letter here.   In a letter sent by email this morning, Bishop Dietsche celebrated the development of effective vaccines against the coronavirus before going on to say that things …

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Bishop Issues Guidance on Re-Opening

Bishop Dietsche’s letter to the clergy, lay leaders and people of the Episcopal Diocese of New York laying out plans, requirements and recommendations for the resumption of public worship beginning on July 1. Includes PDF link for downloading.

Suspension of Public Worship Extended to July 1

Bishop Dietsche announced May 1 that the suspension of public worship in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been extended to July 1. This decision was reached by the bishops of New York in consultation and coordination with the bishops of the Diocese of Long Island.

ECW Events Update

The ECW’s Spring UTO Ingathering and Meeting is postponed indefinitely; the Fall Conference remains scheduled for October 16-17 subject to change; Christian Social Concerns Scholarships issuing dates for undergraduates will extend through November.