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Convention 84 Sermon: Heidi Kim, TEC Missioner for Racial Reconciliation

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Heidi Kim, Missioner for Racial Reconciliation for the Episcopal Church, preached at the 84th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester.

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Interfaith leaders gather to urge care, tolerance for refugees

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

ROCHESTER - On November 23, faith leaders from the American Baptist Church, the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester, Temple Sinai, the Hickey Center of Nazareth College, the Hindu Temple of Rochester, the Sikh Gurudwara of Rochester, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, the Islamic Center of Rochester, the Presbytery of the Genesee Valley and the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester gathered before the press to condemn both recent acts of terrorism and the increase of intolerance directed at Muslim refugees from Syria and other war-torn regions.

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Nov. 29: Climate Change March, Starting at Two Saints

Friday, November 20, 2015

The Episcopal Diocese of Rochester is joining the Rochester March for Global Climate Action! A coalition of concerned nonprofit organizations, churches, and businesses will march on Sunday, Nov. 29, through downtown Rochester.

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Convention confirms new Treasurer

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

The 84th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester has confirmed Terry Butwid of Christ Church, Pittsford, to serve as the treasurer of the Diocese for a five-year term. The Bishop and Standing Committee nominated Butwid.

Butwid earned his MBA from American University and studied at the Tuck School, Dartmouth College. He was the Executive Vice President and a Principal at Conifer Realty, and was the president of Conifer Management. He has experience in corporate banking and investment.

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Convention confirms new Treasurer

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

The 84th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester has confirmed Terry Butwid of Christ Church, Pittsford, to serve as the treasurer of the Diocese for a five-year term. The Bishop and Standing Committee nominated Butwid.

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Elections from Convention 84

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Standing Committee, Clerical  - Elect (2) Clergy

The Very Rev. Richard L. Hamlin, St. Paul’s, Angelica, Christ Church, Cuba

The Rev. Virginia Mazzarella, St. Paul’s Lutheran, Dansville, Zion, Cohocton (fulfilling term that ends in 2017)


Standing Committee, Lay - Elect (1) Lay

Sarah Peters, St. George’s, Hilton


Trustee - Elect (4 clerical or lay)

The Rev. John T. Burr, St. Luke and St. Simon, Rochester

Gilbert Ferris, St. Thomas, Bath

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