Virtual Stations of the Cross

We are pleased to offer a virtual Stations of the Cross this year. Churches from around the Diocese have contributed to this video and we hope that it will have meaning for you this Lent.

The Order of Service was taken from the Book of Occasional Services.

Special Convention 2020


Our Special Convention was convened on November 7, 2020, beginning at 9:00 AM via Zoom video conference. You may see a recording of the meeting and view documents on this page.


Agenda    Resolutions 2018 Gen. Convention  Memo for Amended Rules of Order   Amended Rules of Order     2021 Budget    Nominations for Standing Committee     Transcript of the Bishop’s Address

Thank you Video – I See You

Easter 2020

Our Bishop, The Rt. Rev. W. Nicholas Knisely, has recorded this message for Easter.

How2charist videos and discussion guide

How2charist: digital instructed Eucharist

An instructed Eucharist in digital format, available 24/7.    All of the How2charist videos for viewing on our diocesan video portal.  You can view individual “chapters” or the full-length video.

The Diocese of Rhode Island was one of many sponsoring organizations and individuals who helped fund the project so it would be available to the whole Church for free. A Spanish-language version featuring native Spanish-speakers is currently in production.

How2charist Discussion Guide – black and white (easier photocopying)

How2charist Discussion Guide – full color

The How2charist project website. You can download your own copies of the videos for use in your parish by supplying an email address.


VIDEO: Bishop Knisely’s “Pursuing the Mystery of Science and Faith” Homily at ERT2014

Bishop Knisely gave the homily “Pursuing the Mystery of Science and Faith” at the 2014 Ecumenical Roundtable on Science, Technology & the Church, which was held at the Episcopal Church Center of Utah in Salt Lake City.  The event included representatives from many different denominations, and was hosted by the Episcopal Network for Science, Technology and Faith.

Looking for more on this topic? Follow ENSTF on facebook or follow the roundtable twitter conversation at  #ERT2014.  You can also check out Bishop Knisely’s blog or read his new full-length book on science and religion titled “Entangled States”.