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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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Registration Open for October 17 Anti-Racism Training

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

The Anti-Racism Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester will offer its next training on October 17, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. The training will be held at St. Michael's, Geneseo, and is open to all clergy, elected and appointed lay leaders, those in the process for ordination to the diaconate or priesthood, delgates and deputies to Convention, and to all interested persons. If you have taken Anti-Racism training before (in the Diocese of Rochester or elsewhere), there is no need to attend.

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This Fall brings new - and familiar - faces to the Diocese of Rochester

Thursday, September 3, 2015

The Rev. Jay Peter Burkhardt will serve as the new Assistant Rector at St. Paul’s, Rochester. His first Sunday will be Sept. 13, 2015. Born and raised in the Rochester area, Burkardt has served churches and schools in Corpus Christi, TX, and in Greensboro and Concord, NC. He and his wife, Leslie, who is also an Episcopal priest, met while in seminary in Austin, TX.

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