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Diocese of Rochester to Join "City Sing" on Dec. 20

Monday, December 14, 2015

ROCHESTER - A regional coalition of churches, temples, mosques and non-profit organizations will soon gather to sing for peace and stand against the violence that plagued Rochester and the world this year. On Sunday, December 20, Rochester-area residents of many faiths and backgrounds will unite for "City Sing: For Peace and Unity" at the Public Market, 280 N. Union Street, 14609 at 4:00 p.m. and walk in groups through the Marketview Heights neighborhood (weather permitting), singing songs of peace. 

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Giving Thanks: Resolutions of Courtesy from Convention 84

Friday, December 11, 2015

As is its custom, the 84th Convention of the Diocese of Rochester held on November 14th at Hobart & William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY, expressed its thanks and recognition to the many who contribute to the work of the Convention, the Episcopal Church, the Diocese of Rochester and its many ministries.

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Convention 84 Business Sessions

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

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Convention 84 Address: Seeing the Face of God in Each Other

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

"Reconciliation is also about reconnecting our broken, isolated or estranged neighborhoods. What is stopping us from finding our way out there to be reconciled with our broken, estranged and often isolated neighbors? Many of them have forgotten that they are children of God and brother, sister, father, mother, grandpa, grandma, uncle, aunt, to you and to me. We will not know unless we go."

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Convention 84 Sermon: Heidi Kim, TEC Missioner for Racial Reconciliation

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Heidi Kim, Missioner for Racial Reconciliation for the Episcopal Church, preached at the 84th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester.

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Interfaith leaders gather to urge care, tolerance for refugees

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

ROCHESTER - On November 23, faith leaders from the American Baptist Church, the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester, Temple Sinai, the Hickey Center of Nazareth College, the Hindu Temple of Rochester, the Sikh Gurudwara of Rochester, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, the Islamic Center of Rochester, the Presbytery of the Genesee Valley and the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester gathered before the press to condemn both recent acts of terrorism and the increase of intolerance directed at Muslim refugees from Syria and other war-torn regions.

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