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Friday, November 3, 2017

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Rev. Benson Receives Award

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The Rev. J. Brad Benson, rector of St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church in Bath NY was presented the Works of Love Award at the Catholic Charities of Steuben Awards Dinner, that included representatives of Turning Point, this past week. The Works of Love Award recognizes the extraordinary effort of a member of the faith community who collaborates with CCS to act on social justice issues and serves the most vulnerable in our community.

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Convention 86 / Mission Videos

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Here are videos that were recently produced, and shared at Convention 86 this past Saturday.  The videos highlight some of the many great missions that are happening in the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, in the respective categories.  Thanks to all who participated in the videos.  Click on each category and enjoy!

STEWARDSHIP

LEADERSHIP

RELATIONSHIP


 

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Jazz Vespers

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

CELEBRATE THE SEASON – JAZZ VESPERS AT TWO SAINTS

The Episcopal Church of St. Luke & St. Simon Cyrene, also known as “Two Saints,” is offering a new and exciting worship opportunity. The very first Jazz Vespers at Two Saints begins on Friday November 3, 2017 at 5:15 pm. The theme of this service is “Thanksgiving and Gratitude,” and will feature prayer, a contemporary reflection on the seasonal theme, and jazz musicians from the Eastman School of Music, with light refreshments to follow. Future Jazz Vespers services will be held December 1 and January 5.

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Church Pension Group’s ‘Centennial Conversations’ Begin Dialogue

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The implications of declines in churchgoing and the aging trend of people who do go to church do not all have to be gloom and doom. Instead, they can prompt Episcopalians to be agents of change in the church and in the world.     

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Bishop's Address / Convention 86

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Welcome to the 86th Diocesan Convention of the Episcopal Church in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of Rochester!  Our thoughts and prayers are with every person who has been impacted by calamities across our country and the world.  Read entire Address here...

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