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Nominations for 2018 Diocesan Office to Open May 1

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Nominations for 2018 elective offices will open on May 1, 2017.

2017 Elective Offices Roles and Responsibilities

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Grant Applications Open April 1! Parish & Partnership Mission Grants, SDG

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Applications are currently being accepted for 2017 Parish & Partnership Mission Grants and Sustainable Development Grants.

Three important notes:

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Spring Public Policy Workshop - Youth Incarceration

Thursday, April 6, 2017

When

Saturday, May 6,  9:30 - 3:00

Where

Parish Hall, St. John's, Canandaigua

Topic

Youth Incarceration Issues In New York State

Speakers

Jon Greenbaum, Lead Organizer for Roc/ACTS
Rosemary Rivera, Organizing Director of Citizen Action of New York

To Register

Contact Dorothy Romanet dromanet@rochester.rr.com or 585-621-5215 (can leave message for call back)
Mention any dietary or accessibility needs

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Prison Ministry Advisory Board: “It’s Time to Raise the Age – Now!”

Friday, March 10, 2017

A Message from our Diocesan Prison Ministry Advisory Board

Recently, it has been announced that legislation for raising the age threshold for where youthful offenders are prosecuted and punished as “adults”, rather than more properly being treated as “juvenile offenders”,  will soon be considered by the New York State Legislature in Albany.  We urge people concerned with this issue to make their views known to their State Legislators and to our Governor. 

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March 29: Bishop's Forum on Police-Community Relations

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

How do you define diversity, and how should it be reflected in your police department? Which is preferable, quick response time or proactive patrol and citizen interaction? How do you suggest law enforcement agencies address bias in policing?

Join us to explore these questions and other pressing issues of our time. The chief presenters will be Deputy Chief of Police Wayne Harris and Rev. Lewis Stewart of United Christian Leadership Ministry. A simple dinner will be available.

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Episcopal Diocese Office Hours Update

Monday, February 13, 2017

Dear Friends,

Please note that our office hours have changed. Here is our new office schedule at 3825 East Henrietta Road, Henrietta:

  • Monday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Friday: Working day with office closed for telecommuting (meetings by appointment only)

Thanks!

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