Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
Joy in Christ, a way of life


Bishop Singh's prayer request for the mass shooting

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Dear friends, I request your continued prayers for our beloved city of Rochester, NY. We just had a mass shooting.

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Watch - Prayer and Remembrance for Daniel Prude

Friday, September 4, 2020

Bishop Singh, Rev. Georgia Carney from our Diocese, and Bishop John S. Macholz of the Upstate New York Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church led a prayer and rememberance for Daniel Prude who died while in police custody.  The vigil was held at the location of Prude's death.

Watch the video HERE

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Diocesan Check-In with Bishop Singh 9/3/20

Thursday, September 3, 2020

In case you missed it, here's the link to the Diocesan Check-In with Bishop Singh.


Bishop (:05)

A review from our Thriving in the COVID World Task Force 

Very Rev. Dan Burner / protocols on regathering (:10)

Rev. Nita Byrd / masking recommendations (:05)

Q&A (:10)

Meditation (:20)

Breakout rooms

A devotion from Streams in the Desert by L.B. Cowman

He saw the disciples straining at the oars. (Mark 6:48)

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Watch video! Ordination to the Priesthood & Diocesan Eucharist

Monday, August 10, 2020



You're invited to the Ordination to the Priesthood for Joshua Barrett and first Diocesan Eucharist since the lockdown.

Sat, August 15, 2020

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EDT

Church of the Redeemer

1 Wombaugh Square 

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A Word from the Liturgy and Sacrament Committee

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Dear Members of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester,

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Impact of COVID-19 on People of Color

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Earlier this month, Bishop Singh and members of our Racial Recognition, Healing and Justice group wrote a letter to Governor Cuomo addressing the impact of COVID-19 on people of color, and encouraging support from the state for communities hardest hit by COVID 19.  Attached is the letter and the Governor's response.

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