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


10th Annual Ecumenical Good Friday Cross Walk 2018

Friday, March 30, 2018

Good Friday, a solemn day, provides an opportunity to walk with and for people most in need.  We are inspired by the compassionate and prophetic voice of the Most Rev. Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church.

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Bishop Singh Responds on Local TV News

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

This past Saturday, there were over 800 marches around the world supporting "March For Our Lives" - created by, inspired by, and led by students across the country who will no longer risk their lives waiting for someone else to take action to stop the epidemic of mass school shootings.  These mass shootings have become all too familiar, in the tragic wake of the seventeen lives brutally cut short in Florida, and the many other mass shootings recently.  

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March For Our Lives Update

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Are you marching this Saturday in the March For Our Lives?  Look for these signs to march with the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester!

Bishop Singh will be marching in Rochester, and Canon Johnnie will be marching in Bath, NY. 

Here are links for various marches...

Rochester's march info

Corning's march info 

Bath's march info  

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St. Stephen's / SWEM Mobile Pantry

Thursday, March 22, 2018

St. Stephen's of Rochester likes to be know for their ministries within their community.  One partnership is the Mobile Pantry with Southwest Ecumenical Ministries, known as SWEM.  With the help of Foodlink, they offer a variety of groceries for those in need in the west side of Downtown Rochester.


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Bishop Singh's Easter Message

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Click here to watch Easter video message

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Faith Community Leaders Ask for Farmworkers Rights

Monday, March 19, 2018

[ALBANY, NY] – Faith and community leaders will be asking Governor Cuomo and the members of the State Senate and Assembly for Rights for Those Who Feed New York, by asking for their leadership in supporting the Farmworker Fair Labor Practices Act (S2721), a Bill that will provide basic labor protections to farmworkers. Farmworkers, most of whom are foreign born, are feeling more and more helpless in an already unprotected environment.

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