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Another great mission in our Diocese

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

I took a ride to Savona, NY recently to learn of a special parish mission supported by the Church of the Good Shepherd.  The Shepherd's Cupboard opens a Food Pantry each month to those in need of food and other items.  They are serving the Campbell / Savona School Districts, covering 92 square miles.  

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to learn more of this great monthly mission!

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Hundreds March Through the Streets of Downtown Rochester

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Hundreds of supporters joined a rally at the Central Church of Christ followed by a march to the Liberty Pole through the streets of Downtown Rochester.  Minister Franklin Florence Sr. along with Roc ACTS developed this United Community Response to what they describe as Donald Trump's ongoing hatred and racism.

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10th Annual Ecumenical Good Friday Cross Walk

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Good Friday, a solemn day, provides an opportunity to walk with and for people most in need, hosted by the Greater Rochester Community of Churches / Faith in Action Network.  This year, on the 10th anniversary of our beginning, we are inspired by the compassion of Pope Francis and the prophetic voice of the Most Rev.

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A Great Day of Pancake Races!!!

Monday, February 12, 2018

"Shrove Tuesday is the day before Lent starts on Ash Wednesday. The name Shrove comes from the old middle English word 'Shriven' meaning to go to confession to say sorry for the wrong things you've done. Lent always starts on a Wednesday, so people went to confessions on the day before. This became known as Shriven Tuesday and then Shrove Tuesday.

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Episcopal Relief & Development Responds to the Refugee Crisis in Syria

Friday, February 9, 2018

NEW YORK: Episcopal Relief & Development is working with the Fellowship of Middle East Evangelical Churches (FMEEC) to respond to the needs of people displaced by the ongoing unrest in Syria.

This FMEEC partnership will provide blankets, clothing, stoves and fuel during the harsh winter months to 2,850 people newly displaced who are living in the Aleppo, Homs and Hama governorates. Aleppo and Homs have been the center of the conflict. Many homes and buildings have been destroyed and people don’t have access to basic services.

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A Note from The Rev. Paul Frolick

Monday, February 5, 2018

 "While it is hard to say goodbye to the great people of St. George’s, Hilton, who welcomed me as a newly ordained priest five years ago, and to the city and diocese of Rochester, where I have lived and worked since 1994, I am very excited with God's calling for ministry and mission with the people of St. Matthew’s, Liverpool. I’m also grateful to Bishop. Singh for all of his support over the last nine years, and for the opportunity to continue to lead the College for Congregational Development."

 - Paul Frolick

 

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