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Southern Indian Cuisine Dinner

Thursday, August 31, 2017

A variety of traditional Indian dishes will be served under the direction of Dr. Roja Singh.  The dinner is in partial support of the Dalit Solidarity Forum in the USA.  sss.dalitsolidarityforum.org

When:  September 16, 2017

Doors open at 5:30pm, serving until 7pm

Where:  St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 179 Main St, Penn Yan, NY 14527

$15 per person, advance purchase tickets required.  

office@stmarkspennyan.org. or 315 536-3955

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How You Can Help Texas

Wednesday, August 30, 2017


Here are some notes on how to support the work of Episcopal Relief & Development and to support response post disaster. 

1. Donate to the Hurricane Harvey Response Fund to support impacted dioceses as they meet the needs of their most vulnerable neighbors after this event:
http://www.episcopalrelief.org/hurricane-harvey-response

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Texas Flooding Relief Fund

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

We ask for your prayer for Houston and towns affected by Tropical Storm
Harvey. Episcopal Relief & Development is a vital partner with our diocese
and the larger church to aid in recovery efforts. I encourage you to make a
contribution to the work they will be doing alongside the Episcopal Diocese
of Texas. Episcopal Relief and Development has set up a Hurricane Harvey
Fund online here. You can also send a donation to: Episcopal Relief &
Development, Hurricane Harvey Fund, P.O. Box 7058, Merrifield, VA
22116-7058.  

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Tri-Diocesan Evensong

Friday, August 25, 2017

​The Episcopal Diocese of Rochester hosted a day of meetings and fellowship with the Western New York and Central New York Episcopal Dioceses.  

Highlighting the attendees were:

Rt. Rev. William Franklin
Bishop of the Diocese of Western New York

Rt. Rev. Prince Singh
Bishop of the Diocese of Rochester

Rt. Rev. Dede Duncan-Probe
Bishop of the Diocese of Central New York

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Witness Palestine Film Festival, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017


Coming soon: 2017 Witness Palestine Film Festival.

Now in its sixth year, the Witness Palestine Film Festival seeks to enlighten and
entertain us with films and events about the people of Palestine:
their culture, their situation, and their struggle. Complete
information about the Festival is available at
www.WitnessPalestineRochester.org

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Episcopal Diocese of Rochester Announces Communications Specialist

Monday, August 14, 2017

The Episcopal Diocese of Rochester has named Stephen Richards as the new Communications Specialist. Mr. Richards will oversee all internal and external communications for the Diocese, along with coordinating with the 48 Congregations in the Diocese. He will work out of the main office of the Diocese along-side the rest of the leadership staff.

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