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Get Involved - Syrian Refugee Crisis

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

We are facing one of the most significant migrations of our lifetime in the current “refugee” crisis that is reaching global proportions.  As Episcopalians, we are united in our commitment to welcome the stranger among us.  Christ's teachings tell us to act compassionately to those who are vulnerable.  Please consider how you and your parish can get involved - and do justice, love mercy and walk humbly with our vulnerable brothers and sisters during this displacement of epic proportions.  Here are some recommendations.  The time to act is now!

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Meet the Nominees for Elected Office

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Dear delegates and alternates - meet the nominees for elected office! We will hold elections at Convention 84 on Nov. 14, 2015.

Nominations for Elected Offices

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Pre-Convention District Meeting Schedule

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

  • Thursday 9/24: NE District @ St. John's, Clifton Springs, 6:30 PM
  • Thursday, 10/15: SW District @ Christ Church, Hornell, 6:30 PM supper &  7:00 PM meeting
  • Monday, 10/26: SE District @ St. Paul's, Montour Falls, 6:00 PM Supper, 6:45 PM Meeting
  • Tuesday, 10/27: Rochester/Monroe @ Church of the Ascension, Rochester, 7:00 PM

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Register now for Moving Back into the Neighborhood!

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

One of the clearest movements post-Easter was the one that had the disciples opening doors and moving with curiosity into their neighborhood. This movement, accompanied by the infusion of confidence (not arrogance) with the presence of the Holy Spirit, led to the servant-missional-church that helped turn the world upside down. 

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Help Needed with Meals & Fellowship at RIT/NTID Campus Ministry

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The joint Episcopal/Lutheran campus ministry at the Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf could use your help! On Sunday evenings in the academic year, community volunteers offer food and fellowship to RIT/NTID students who gather to worship on campus. 

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Episcopalians to join climate vigil, march

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

As part of the Week of Moral Action for Climate Justice, Episcopalians from around the Rochester region will be participating in two key events on Sept. 21 & 24.

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