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Congresswoman Louise Slaughter visits Church of the Ascension Rochester

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter visited the Church of the Ascention Monday evening to address her constituents of New York's 25th District.  The U.S. Representative also fielded questions on topics that included healthcare, Medicare, the Children's Health Insurance Program, the Affordable Care Act, DACA, North Korea and gun laws.  

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Ending Hunger One Step at a Time

Monday, October 16, 2017

Congrats to St. James Hammondsport, Good Shepherd Savona, and the Hammondsport Youth Group! They walked in the Crop Walk, "Ending Hunger One Step at a Time" yesterday. The walkers enjoyed a taco bar at St. James before going on the three mile walk. Walkers from St. James and the Youth Group raised $692!

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Insights and Ideas

Friday, October 13, 2017

Be a part of the conversation, not on the sidelines.

Insights & Ideas – Centennial Conversations, a series of discussions featuring thought leaders from the Episcopal Church, the private sector, and the Church Pension Group (CPG) who will discuss issues of interest to the Church and to CPG: The Demographics of a Changing Church and Investing for Positive Impact.

Hosted by CPG in observance of its centennial, Insights & Ideas will be held at St. Bartholomew's Church at 325 Park Avenue in New York City on October 26th.

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The Episcopal Diocese of Nevada Bishop Shares Statement on Las Vegas

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Our Bishop Prince G. Singh invited The Rt. Rev. Dan T. Edwards, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Nevada to share his thoughts following the mass shooting in Las Vegas.

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Preventing Mass Shootings and Saving Lives

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

On behalf of the Rochester Interfaith Network Alive (RINA)—a significant and growing network of Rochester’s Islamic, Jewish, Christian, Hindu and Sikh faith leaders—I would like to express heartfelt condolences to the families of loved ones who were massacred and maimed in the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas. Our grateful prayers are with first responders, medical personnel—who continue to tend to those who are in various stages of seriousness—and others who showed extraordinary courage amid terror.

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St. John's in Sodus Welcomes a New Leader

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Michael Laver has been called to serve as “deacon in charge” at Saint John’s Episcopal Church in Sodus, and is preparing to be priest in charge when he is ordained a priest.  Michael began his official ministry on September 1st and started preaching on September 10th.  Michael says the welcome he has received from the Saint John’s family has thus far been overwhelming, and that he and his family are extremely grateful for this wonderful opportunity.

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