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Bishop Curry "Blew the Place Open"

Monday, May 21, 2018

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, says Bishop Curry's fiery sermon 'blew the place open' at Harry and Meghan's wedding.  

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VIDEO - Presiding Bishop Michael Curry Preaching at Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Thursday, May 17, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry preached at the wedding of Prince Henry of Wales – more informally referred to as Prince Harry – and the U.S. actress Meghan Markle, Kensington Palace. Prince Harry, the grandson of Queen Elizabeth and sixth in line to the throne, married Markle at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle this past Saturday, May 19 in a service conducted by the Dean of Windsor, David Conner. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby will officiate.

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Are You Ready For Some Baseball?

Monday, May 14, 2018

Invite your family & friends to a fun evening at the ball park with the Red Wings playing the Norfolk Tides, RPO and Fireworks.
Friday, June 20th at Frontier Field.  First pitch - 6:05p
Online Ticket on sale HERE

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Presiding Bishop Curry participates in Procession, Vigil to the White House

Thursday, May 10, 2018

[May 10, 2018] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will join other faith leaders and elders in Washington, DC to launch the Reclaiming Jesus Declaration at a church service followed by a silent candlelight vigil to the White House on Thursday, May 24.  All are invited to attend the event, beginning at 7 pm Eastern at the (CLICK HERE for more).

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St. Mark's / St. John's Awarded 'Seed Grant'

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

St. Mark's / St. John's was officially awarded a grant from Foodlink, aided by funding from the state Department of Health’s Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance Program (HPNAP). 'Seed Grants' are start-up grants intended to help a non-profit or public entity begin a new or enhanced service that addresses the emergency food system and/or nutrition needs of low-income communities.  The Rev. Cindy Rasmussen was at today's ceremony to accept the grant of $24,500.  St. Mark's / St.

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Bishop Singh Presents Report to Mayor of Rochester

Friday, May 4, 2018

May 1 - Bishop Prince Singh and Canon Johnnie Ross met with the Mayor of Rochester Lovely Warren at City Hall to present her with a copy of "Racism, Our Church and Our Region: The Complex Past."

This report was prepared by members of the Diocesan Repentance, Reconciliation and Healing Task Force, who researched and documented in the years 2015 and 2016. Supporting clergy include:

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