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


Convention Pre-Registration

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Friday October 27th - Special Event

Dinner & Fellowship

Cost: $30 per person (Attendance is not required for convention delegates)

Cash Bar - 5pm

Dinner - 6pm

Hilton's Double Tree Hotel

1111 Jefferson Road, Henrietta

REGISTER for Dinner & PAY ONLINE HERE (Deadline Oct. 22nd)


Need a hotel room Friday night? 

Hilton's Double Tree
1111 Jefferson Rd, Rochester, NY 14623 
Group rate - $119.00 (does not include breakfast, continental available 7-8am at RIT)
Deadline for hotel overnight reservations – 9/27/17
Number to call – 585-475-1510
Information – We have a block of 30 rooms at this special rate.  Delegates should call the hotel directly and give the Code: EDR for the special rate (max (4) occupants per room).   
Don't forget to bring your tax-exempt form at check-in.



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A Celebration of New Ministry with The Rev. Leslie S. Burkardt

Sunday, September 10, 2017

It was a beautiful day on Saturday September 9th for the Celebration of New Ministry - the official liturgy where Bishop Singh installed Amma Leslie Burkhardt as the 11th Rector of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Rochester, NY!

Participants in the service included The Rt. Rev. Dr. Prince G. Singh, The Rev. Canon Michael Buerkel Hunn, The Rev. Canon Johnnie Ross, many other clergy.  

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Seminar of Healing Power of Touch

Friday, September 8, 2017


Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue invites you to  a Seminar of Healing Power of Touch: Compassion and Attentiveness

When:  Wednesday, September 13, 2017,  6:45-8:30PM

Where:  Otto A. Shults Community Center, Nazareth College, 4245 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14618

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Dear saints,
We have been bombarded by at least two kinds of storms in the recent past. The first kind is
the calamitous storms of nature, Harvey, and now Irma, the most powerful Atlantic storm on
record. These compounded by the impact of the deluge in the sub-continent have left millions
vulnerable in so many ways. The second is of the “man-made” storm category and involves the
threat of nuclear war and the most recent threat of deportation of thousands of young people
who say, “this land is my land,” since this is the only land they know.

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Quilt Show and Bake Sale

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Do you like quilts?  If so, you're in for a treat if you attend the quilt show, quilt raffle and bake sale at St. James' Episcopal Church in Hammondsport, NY.

Enjoy a day in this beautiful town located at the southern tip of Keuka Lake, and take in the beautiful and elaborate quilts in display in the Church.  The quilts are handmade and hand-stiched with some of them dating back to the 1800's!  

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Protecting This Fragile Earth, Our Island Home:

Through Environmental Sustainability, Social Justice and Spiritual Fulfillment

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