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Diocesan Events

Coronavirus: All physical Diocesan Events (whether or not they are marked as cancelled below) are currently suspended.

(Primarily events organized by the Bishop’s Office, and Diocesan Commissions and Committees ~ Next 30 Events Only)
Complete List of All Events, Filterable by Category, City and/or Church >

For information on posting events, please email agary@dioceseny.org.


Online Parish Services

Public worship is currently suspended throughout the diocese through July 1.

Regular “bricks and mortar” events are currently not being displayed on the home page.

VIEW THE COMPLETE CALENDAR (includes cancelled events not so marked, and events later in the year)

To post to this list, please log in on the parish login page using your congregation’s username and password. If you don’t have those credentials, please send email to agary@dioceseny.org. You will receive a response at the earliest opportunity during regular office hours.

There are no upcoming events at this time.

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Latest Covid-19 Updates

Bishop Stresses Need to Record Service Attendance to Facilitate Contact Tracing

Bishop Dietsche wrote to the clergy and lay parish leaders today to add to his earlier guidance regarding reopening and stress the need to keep accurate records of attendance in order facilitate contact tracing. The full text of his message: As many of our churches prepare to resume public worship this week, or in coming …

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PPP Deadline for Applications Extended to August 8

The US Senate voted unanimously Tuesday to extend the deadline for applying for Paycheck Protect Program (PPP) Loans to August 8. Approximately $130 billion remains unspent under the program. If your congregation has not yet applied for a PPP loan and is eligible, consider doing so now. Please see the right sidebar for more information …

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Bishop Dietsche Issues Additional Reopening Guidance

The Bishop wrote today as follows to the clergy and congregations of the diocese to offer guidance and direction regarding safe reopening of churches and the celebration of the Eucharist.   June 24, 2020 My Dear Brothers and Sisters, I write to you one week before the July 1st date at which limited resumption of …

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Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act Extends Time for Using Funds from 8 to 24 Weeks; Reduces % of Funds That Must Be Used for Payroll; Extends Loan Repayment Period

On June 5, the President signed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act. This legislation makes some important positive changes to the Paycheck Protection Program: It extends the time period to use PPP loan funds and still qualify for loan forgiveness from 8 to 24 weeks. It reduces the amount of PPP loan funds that must …

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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.

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PPP Loan requests that resulted in loans of less than $2 million will be deemed to have been certified by the applicant in good faith

In a May 13 update of its PPP FAQ (see FAQ 46), the SBA said that all recipients of PPP Loans of less than $2 million will be deemed by the SBA to “have made the required certification concerning the necessity of the loan request in good faith.”

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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.

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Diocesan Emergency Grants ~ Committee Members, Further Details

More details on the Diocesan Emergency Grants Program, including the total amount and how it will be distributed, plus the names of the newly appointed members of the Emgergency Grants Committee.

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Parishes Advised to Apply/Re-Apply Quickly for Newly Voted Additional PPP Funds

On April 21, 2020, the US Senate passed the “Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act.” This relief measure, which is expected to be approved by the House of Representatives and signed by the President later this week, authorizes an additional $321 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”), which provides forgivable loans to …

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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.

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Diocesan Offices Closed

The physical offices of the Diocese of New York were closed beginning Monday March 16 and will remain closed for the foreseeable future. The Bishop’s staff are working from home and will respond to email inquiries in the normal way, and to telephone inquiries as quickly as possible.

Churches Offering Online Services

To post to this list, please log in on the parish login page using your congregation’s username and password. If you don’t have those credentials, please send email to agary@dioceseny.org. You will receive a response at the earliest opportunity during regular office hours.

There are no upcoming events at this time.