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10th Anniversary of 9/11 Commemoration at Saint James’ Episcopal Church, Watkins Glen

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

 The Episcopal Parishes of Schuyler County will commemorate the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a special service on Sunday, September 11th, at Saint James’ Episcopal Church, Decatur and Sixth Streets, Watkins Glen, at 10 am. 

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Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop calls for reflection

Monday, August 22, 2011

[August 18, 2011] Calling the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks “an opportunity for reflection,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori notes that the Church “continues to work for healing and reconciliation.” “The greatest memorial to those who died ten years ago will be a world more inclined toward peace,” the Presiding Bishop states in a statement on the anniversary.  

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Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop calls for reflection

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

 [August 18, 2011] Calling the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks “an opportunity for reflection,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori notes that the Church “continues to work for healing and reconciliation.”

 “The greatest memorial to those who died ten years ago will be a world more inclined toward peace,” the Presiding Bishop states in a statement on the anniversary. (presented below)

 

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Pipe organ being restored to its glory

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Being in charge of a $1.2 million project to restore the massive, 84-year-old organ at St. Paul\'s Episcopal Church in Rochester has meant more to Matt Parsons than just hard work.

It has been a link to the past.

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Area pastor heading to Tanzania to help kids

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Democrat & Chronicle, 8/1/2001 Dahn Gandell believes in sustainable change.The 45-year-old Perinton resident is practicing what she preaches as she embarks today for a two-week mission to Tanzania for Carpenter\'s Kids, a foundation run by the Episcopal Church that aids schoolchildren with supplies and other necessities.

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New Communications Platform

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

The Diocese is embarking on an exciting initiative that will enhance our ability to communicate with you, our parish partners, as well as with the community at large. We have developed a partnership with Episcopal SeniorLife Communities (ESLC) to help us build a foundation for our communication program.

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