Learn More About the Upper Room Community

Welcome to the web site of the Upper Room Inclusive Catholic Community.

Click here to watch our slide show video about this intentional Eucharistic community whose goal is to achieve full equality for all people through the vision of Jesus in a renewed Roman Catholic Church. Please consult the Calendar for time and place of Liturgies.

Ordained members of the community are available for ministerial  services such as weddings, baptisms and funerals. To request a service or speak to a member, please call 518-952-4172.

To join our email group, send an email to icc-nyscapitalregion+subscribe@googlegroups.com

Thank you from Humane Borders

Each quarter the Upper Room makes cash donations to two organizations doing Gospel works,  locally and on a national  or international level.  The following letter was received from Humane Borders, a non-profit which undertakes to maintain water stations in the desert for refugees seeking asylum in the United States.

humaneborders ltr 9-19-19

If you would like to suggest a charity to receive a donation from the Upper Room, please contact Board President Deven Horne

RISSE Event Thursday, November 7th

RISSE event

DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THE FLYER:  https://www.upperroomicc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/RISSE-event.pdf

Celtic Holy Women – Wisdom Guides

To register: https://pcseminarycourses.blogspot.com
For more information: https://pcseminary.org
Email: peoplescatholicseminary@gmail.com


New Video about ARCWP

Bishop Bridget Mary Meehan and Mary Theresa Streck have created a new video about the Association of Roman Cathloic Women Priests. You can view it here. (Click the arrow to start the video, slide right and click on full screen mode.

Kathy Ryan to Celebrate St. Baldrick’s Day

St. Baldrick's Flyer - Kathie Ryan - FINAL-2

Jan Phillips – Friday Night

Please consider coming to Jan’s Friday evening session at the St. Joseph Provincial House in Latham. It begins at 7:00pm, is free and open to the public. Please view attached video and flyer below.

Here’s a link to the Friday night video. Pretty pithy, so good to see in advance…


SAVE THE DATE: Diaconate Ordination of Julie Corron and Denise Hackert-Stoner

All are welcome!


Cracks of Hope in a Rigid Institution – June 5

The Upper Room Inclusive Catholic Community is pleased to co-sponsor Upstate Call to Action’s 2019 Spring Thruway Tour

Debra Rose-Milavec, co-director of Future Church, will present “crACKS OF HOPE IN A RIGID INSTITUTION: DON’T THROW IN THE TOWEL”

Time: Wednesday, June 5th, 7:00 PM
Location: New Covenant Presbyterian Church
916 Western Avenue, Albany, NY
Presentation will be in the Fellowship Hall at the New Covenant Presbyterian Church. The church building is on the south side of Western Avenue between Orlando and Daytona. There is a large parking lot in the rear of the building. Enter the parking lot from either side street. Enter the building using the doors toward the left end of the building.

Free will offering

Walk a Spring Labyrinth April 27 at the Upper Room

Jan Phillips Retreat Weekend at St. Joseph’s Provincial House June 21-23

Please join Jan Phillips for a weekend retreat at the St. Joseph’s Provincial House in Latham, NY. Details are on her website and printed below:*

Where Do We Go From Here?
*June 21 @ 7:00 pm-June 23 @ 12:00 pm*
*June 21-23, Latham, NY, St. Joseph Provincial House***
*A weekend retreat to ponder our next steps in light of the evolutionary changes we are experiencing in our religions and our faith. Is the God we knew relocating from the heavens to our hearts? What does it mean for us to act prophetically? What does it mean to be a mystic and what do we have to learn from them? How do we create conversations of consequence that are inclusive and inspiring?*
*Commuters $150. Residential $350**(includes private room and 5 meals, starting with Friday pm dinner, ending with Sunday breakfast) Can pay by Paypal, credit card or send check to Jan at 5187 Arlene Place, San Diego, CA 92117*
*For more information, contact Jan at jan@janphillips.com <mailto:jan@janphillips.com>*
*Click Here to register <janphillips.com/shop/retreat-st-joseph-provincial-house-latham-ny/>***