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

Service of Prayer for Separated Families

When immigrants live in your land with you, you must not cheat them.
Any immigrant who lives with you must be treated as if they were one of your citizens.
You must love them as yourself.
Leviticus 19:33-34

And you must love the Lord your God with all your heart,
with all your being, with all your mind, and with all your strength.
The second is this, You will love your neighbor as yourself.
No other commandment is greater than these.
Matthew 12:30-31


In response to the ongoing practice of separating children from their parents at the borders of our country, you are invited to join us for a Service of Prayer for Separated Familieswith our neighboring Diocese of Central New York.  

Thursday, June 21st at 3:00 p.m.
Christ Episcopal Church, 407 East Seneca Street, Manlius, NY, just southeast of Syracuse. 

Any day that children are kept separated from their parents is too long, and Thursday the 21st is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year.

Bishop DeDe Duncan-Probe of the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York will celebrate Holy Communion and Bishop Prince Singh of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester will preach. All are welcome to attend.