Episcopal Diocese of Central New York
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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.
As of 2016 the diocese had a membership of 12,307 down from 21,000 in 2003.
List of bishops
|Bishops of Central New York|
|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, New Jersey – January 8, 1942, Baltimore); previously coadjutor since 1915; retired.|
|1936||1942||Edward H. Coley||Edward Huntington Coley (August 22, 1861, Westfield, Connecticut – June 6, 1949, Utica, New York); previously suffragan since 1924; retired.|
|1942||1960||Malcolm E. Peabody||Malcolm Endicott Peabody (June 12, 1888, Danvers, Massachusetts – 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, New York City – May 11, 1969); previously suffragan since 1948; died shortly after retirement.|
|1969||1983||Ned Cole||previously coadjutor since 1963; retired.|
|1983||1992||O'Kelley Whitaker||(born December 26, 1926, Durham, North Carolina); 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||2016||Gladstone B. Adams III||Gladstone Bailey "Skip" Adams III|
- Official website of the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York
- Journal of the Annual Convention, Diocese of Central New York
- A Short History of Saint Andrew's Divinity School at Syracuse, New York (1910)