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


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)

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

Is God calling you to Diocesan Leadership?

Diocesan Council Budget Process

2020 First Draft Budget 

Diocesan Council are the leaders we elect at convention each year work to establish apportionment and develop a budget for review in the month of June. This is your opportunity as delegates and parish leaders  to ask questions and provide feedback regarding the 1st Draft of our 2020 Diocesan Budget.

Gather feedback on 1st DRAFT Budget Meetings:
St. Michael’s, Geneseo (6/6/19)
St. Peter’s, Henrietta (6/13/19)

 Consider changes for 2nd DRAFT/Proposed Budget
Review feedback, integrate changes & approve proposed 2020 Budget (9/17/19)

Review Proposed 2020 Budget, Pre-Convention Meetings:
St. Peter’s, Henrietta (09/30/19)
St. Thomas’, Bath (10/1/19)
Convention 88 receives Diocesan Approved 2020 Budget 10/26/2019 at Hobart William Smith Colleges

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

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. 


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  


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

Guest Speaker; The Rev. Scott Gunn, Executive Director of Forward Movement