Announcement of the Formation of the Archdeaconry of Northeastern New YOrk

With recent developments in the Northeastern region of the State of New York, Bishop Julian Dobbs, after prayer, consultation, and consent from the diocesan Standing Committee is pleased to announce the formation of a new Archdeaconry for this area to bolster efforts for Gospel mission work in this area. The Very Reverend David J. Collum has been appointed Archdeacon for this zone.

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The Anglican Diocese of the Living Word is a Missionary Diocese in the Anglican Church in North America and a member diocese of Gafcon.

The word diocese is derived from the Greek term dioikesis (διοίκησις) meaning "administration". Today, when used in an ecclesiastical sense, it refers to the ecclesiastical district under the jurisdiction of a bishop.