Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
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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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The Last, The Lost, The Least

Friday, August 11, 2017


Imagine being a parent, raising a child, and facing the devastation of losing a place to live.  It has been said that many of us are just a couple of paychecks away from financial crisis.  Such crisis can be due to a loss of employment, a catastrophic medical need or some other unplanned event in our lives where we simply need help. 

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Rev. Douglas Carroll

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Dear Friends,
I write with deep sadness to inform you of the death of the Rev. Douglas Carroll, this past Sunday,
August 6, 2017.  Rev. Carroll served the Episcopal Church for over 55 in the Southern Tier. Please keep his wife Donna and their family in your prayers as they mourn.

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Tri-Bishop Evensong

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tri-Diocese Evensong
Thursday, August 24, 5:00 - 7:00 PM
St. Peter's, Henrietta

Join us for an Evensong with the bishops from our neighboring dioceses and Christ Church, Pittsford's magnificent choir!

Rt. Rev. William Franklin
Bishop of the Diocese of Western New York
Rt. Rev. Dede Duncan-Probe
Bishop of the Diocese of Central New York
Rt. Rev. Prince Singh
Bishop of the Diocese of Rochester

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Thursday, August 3, 2017

It’s often said, It takes a village.  That’s the fundamental cornerstone supporting Missionpalooza 2017.  Missionpalooza offers an opportunity for youth to get involved in service projects in the City of Rochester.  Participation grew from fifteen kids in 2016 to thirty-five this year!  Various churches (St. Thomas', Rochester; Christ Church, Pittsford; Church of the Good Shepard, Webster; Saint George's, Hilton; Grace Church, Scottsville; St. Paul's, Rochester; St John's, Clifton Springs) gathered together this week of community service in the City of Rochester.

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A Message to Delegates from Bishop Singh

Thursday, July 20, 2017


Dear friends,

Summer greetings! Hope you and your loved ones are well and planning for some fun-filled times of refreshment, either at home or away. Please read this entire letter as it contains changes in how we will gather and prepare for our Convention this fall! 


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