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Rain doesn't dampen Earth Sunday event

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Kim Pandina came to the Jewish Community Federation parking lot on Sunday afternoon with several years worth of old cell phones, a bag of unneeded pharmaceuticals and a bunch of No. 5 plastic containers.

'It\'s kind of like one-stop shopping,' she said of the Earth Sunday recycling event.

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Procession marks Stations of the Cross in Rochester's Beechwood neighborhood

Monday, April 5, 2010

Hundreds of people today walked more than two miles through Rochester\'s Beechwood neighborhood as part of a Stations of the Cross service led by church leaders from several denominations.

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Episcopal Church grants available for new campus ministries

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

The Episcopal Church Office for Young Adult and Campus Ministries is accepting proposals from dioceses, parishes or college/university campuses for grants to assist in the start-up of new campus ministries or the re-start of dormant campus ministries.

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More than 60 educational scholarships available from The Episcopal Church

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Applications are now being accepted for more than 60 scholarships available through The Episcopal Church.

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Gay Bishop Gene Robinson To Speak In Rochester On April 29th

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

The Rt. Rev. V. Gene Robinson—the first 'honestly gay' bishop in The Episcopal Church—will appear in Rochester on April 29, 2010, at 7:00 PM.

Bishop Robinson will preach during an Evensong service at St. Luke & St. Simon Cyrene Episcopal Church, 17 S. Fitzhugh Street.  Bishop Prince Singh of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester will also participate.

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Farmers, activists push for immigration reform

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Phil Wagner grows apples, sweet cherries and peaches on his 157-acre Wayne County spread. The retired Army colonel has worked 12 years as a fruit farmer. And none of it would happen without the immigrant labor, mostly Hispanic, who pick that fruit for $9 to $15 an hour, he said.

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