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General Convention: Reflections Thus Far

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The Rev. Lance Robbins, the Rev. Paul Frolick and the Rev. Michael Hartney reflect on their experiences at General Convention in the first few days.

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Watch the Presiding Bishop's and the President of the House of Deputies Opening Remarks to Convention

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

In her opening remarks to General Convention, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori called on the Church to face its fears about the future - and to take new risks.

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St. Stephen's, Rochester, awarded $30,000 domestic poverty grant!

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Congratulations to St. Stephen's, Rochester, which has been awarded a $30,000 Domestic Poverty Mission Grant from the Episcopal Church! The grant is for the project SewGreen@Rochester, launched by the Rev. Georgia Carney, deacon at the parish.

More info at http://www.episcopalchurch.org/posts/publicaffairs/domestic-poverty-mini...

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The Rev. Dahn Gandell (Ascension, Rochester) discusses her role at General Convention

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

General Convention starts tomorrow - but the Rev. Dahn Gandell is already here, discussing her role at the meeting as a member of the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church.

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General Convention Begins in Utah

Monday, June 22, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY - The 78th General Convention of the Episcopal Church begins on June 25 - meaning that deputies and staff of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester will soon travel to Utah to participate in the Church's triannual governance meeting. Highlights include election of a new Presiding Bishop, to be held June 27. General Convention concludes on July 3. 

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Supporting Wage Justice and the Fight for $15

Friday, June 19, 2015

"When Jesus told the parable about the farmer who gave everybody at the end of the day the same wage, Jesus may have been simply saying to the landowner: you need to pay enough money for people to live equitably in this economy.... The Church needs to pray for workers and for their employers, that their eyes be opened to the question of justice."

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