Episcopal Diocese of Central New York

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Location of the Diocese of Central New York

The Episcopal Diocese of Central New York is a diocese of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America, encompassing the area in the center of New York state.

It is one of ten dioceses, plus the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe, that make up Province 2 of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America.

The Diocesan bishop is Gladstone B. "Skip" Adams III, tenth bishop of Central New York. Youth ministry includes C.A.R.E. which makes mission trips.

List of bishops[edit]

Bishops of Central New York
From Until Incumbent Notes
1869 1904 Frederic Dan Huntington Died in office.
1904 1924 Charles Tyler Olmstead (died March 29, 1924, aged 82); previously coadjutor since 1902; died in office.
1924 1936 Charles Fiske (c. 1863–64, New Brunswick, NJ – January 8, 1942, Baltimore, MD); previously coadjutor since 1915; retired.
1936 1942 Edward H. Coley Edward Huntington Coley (August 22, 1861, Westfield, CT – June 6, 1949, Utica, NY); previously suffragan since 1924; retired.
1942 1960 Malcolm E. Peabody Malcolm Endicott Peabody (June 12, 1888, Danvers, MA – June 20, 1974); previously coadjutor since 1938; retired. Father of the Governor of Massachusetts Endicott Peabody.
1960 1969 Walter M. Higley Walter Maydole Higley (January 23, 1899, NY – May 11, 1969); previously suffragan since 1948; died shortly after retirement.
1969 1983 Ned Cole, Jr. Ned C. Cole, Junior (February 6, 1917, California, MO – December 16, 2002, Syracuse, NY); previously coadjutor since 1963; retired.
1983 1992 O'Kelley Whitaker (born December 26, 1926, Durham, NC); previously coadjutor since 1981; retired to Southern Virginia.
1992 2000 David B. Joslin David Bruce Joslin (born January 8, 1936); previously coadjutor since 1991; retired to New Jersey.
2000 2001 David Bowman, Assisting bishop David C. Bowman (born November 15, 1932); retired from Western New York; assisting bishop during interregnum; moved to Ohio.
2001 present Gladstone B. Adams III Gladstone Bailey "Skip" Adams III

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