Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
Joy in Christ, a way of life


College Reunion - March 30th - 9am – 1pm

St. Peter’s, Henrietta - Freewill Donation for Lunch
Join lay and clergy congregational leaders from around the diocese for a workshop on how to market your congregation. You and your parishioners have received life-transforming gifts from your congregation: how can you identify them and invite others to come and receive them, too? This workshop is for anyone who is interested in how to think about marketing your congregation, as well as those who have attended the College for Congregational Development or would like to get a taste of what the College is all about.  Please contact The Rev. Paul Frolick pfrolick@gmail.com or 585-241-9317 to register or for more information.

2020 Mission Grants - April 1st - June 1st  Applications Link

2020 Parish Grants (EDOR parishes only) Parish Mission Spotlight Videos

2020 Partnership Grants for organizations - (EDOR congregations’ partners)

2019 Sustainable Development Goals (Global Grants outside the Diocese)

Renewal of Vows - Saturday April 13th

Clergy and Lay invited to attend
Where: St. Peter's, Henrietta
Service: 11am Lunch to follow. Please REGISTER if you plan on staying for lunch.

11th Annual Ecumenical Good Friday Cross Walk  - April 19th 

Gather at 8:45am

Provides an opportunity to walk with and for people most in need, hosted by the Greater Rochester Community of Churches /Faith in Action Network.  ROUTE: Aenon Baptist Church to St Monica’s and back. More information to come.

Nominations to Diocesan Elective Office - May 1st - June 30th

Is God calling you to Diocesan Leadership?

ROC the Diocese!  May 3rd 5:00 pm - May 5th 12:00 pm

Watch the 2018 ROC Video

Deadline to register is April 17 - 6th to 12th Grades - Cost: $79   Register Here

Music, Games, Small group time, Campfire, Opportunity to meet new people from around the Diocese, Low Ropes Challenge Course, Lots of time outdoors!

NEW LOCATION! Asbury Camp and Retreat Center in Silver Lake, NY (about 1 hour southwest of Rochester) 
Any questions? Contact Keisha Stokes

Episcopal Senior Life Communities Annual Golf Tournament - June 10th

A wonderful day of fun that supports and benefits ELSC. Join the competition for a Parish Trophy. Get a parish team or two together and come out and hit the links!

Banquet and awards to follow golfing.  Registration and information

Check out ESLC Neighborhood Programs

RISE! Camp - New Date August 10-17 

Watch the 2018 RISE Camp Video
Founded by St. Mark's in 1989, and originally known as Creation Week Camp, Rise is a week-long summer camp for youth age 11 (or finished 5th grade) through age 18 (finished 12th grade), and currently takes place at Koinonia Campground in Middlesex, NY.

Volunteers needed! Contact office@stmarkspennyan.org  

Missionpalooza - July 7-12

Watch the 2018 Missionpalooza Video

It’s often said, it takes a village.  That’s the fundamental cornerstone supporting Missionpalooza, offering opportunities for youth to get involved in service projects in the City of Rochester. 

Registration coming this spring!

Episcopal Night at Frontier Field - NOTE on Saturday July 13th

Wings play Lehigh Valley

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Concert and Fireworks. Online Ticket sales begin in May!

College for Congregational Development - July 21-27

Healthy team leadership is most consequential! It's the secret to congregational growth and development. It is the longest lasting investment we can make as a church.
Please contact the Rev. Paul Frolick for more information and to register your team NOW!

Convention 88 - October 26th 

Hobart William Smith Colleges, Geneva NY
Keep updated on meetings and required readings: click the Convention tab on the Diocesan Website

Faith in the World - November 9-10 

Information on Children, Youth and Young Adult participation coming soon! 
Venue: St. Paul's, Rochester