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When one door closes, God opens another

Monday, February 25, 2019

Do you believe that when one door closes, God opens another?  On January 16, 2019 the Cen-cinai Bureau of the Costa Rican National Department of Health announced that they would not accept our offer to build a school in Cartagena.  There were less than five children left in the village that qualified for government assistance – the rest had left with their families in the caravans headed north towards the United States.  We were devastated – three years of hard work down the drain.  

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Harvest Kitchen, St. Luke's Brockport

Thursday, February 21, 2019

St. Luke's in Brockport offers up many missions that support the community.  The congregation accommodates a Food Shelf and also the Brockport Clothing Center.  Every 2nd Sunday of the month, you can also join St. Luke's for a meal at their Harvest Kitchen.

Watch HERE how this mission is helping the Brockport community!

 

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Maurice Charles named dean of Rockefeller Memorial Chapel

Thursday, February 21, 2019

The Rev. Dr. Maurice Charles has been named dean of Rockefeller Memorial Chapel at the University of Chicago, effective July 1. Charles has deep ties to UChicago, having earned his MDiv and PhD from the Divinity School. He was most recently the dean for spiritual engagement and chaplain at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York, having previously served as associate dean for religious life at Stanford University.

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What a Celebration!!!

Monday, February 4, 2019

St. Luke’s and St. Simon Cyrene was full in the celebration of the Blessed Absalom Jones.

Blessed Absalom Jones was the first African American priest in the Episcopal Church (Ordained in 1804).  Our Diocese gathered this past Saturday to celebrate with a liturgy and eucharist and much singing!

Some brought a dish from thier cultural roots for the fellowship gathering that followed.


A presentation of “Bringing Harriet Tubman to life” by Maggie Moore-Holley, who did a wonderful job channeling Harriet Tubman!

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St. Peter's Geneva Choir to Perform in Europe

Thursday, January 31, 2019

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Town Hall

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Rural and Migrant Ministry invites you to a Town Hall, February 10, 2-4p ar the First Universalist Church, 150 S. Clinton Ave, Rochester, NY.

RMM Town Hall Rochester5 Spanish.pdf

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