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


The Bill passed!!!!

Friday, June 21, 2019

A Statement by Richard Witt, Executive Director, Rural & Migrant Ministry
 Dear Partners,
Well, the thinkable has happened: The New York State Assembly and the Senate have both passed the Farmworker Fair Labor Practices Act. Now we wait for the Governor to sign it, which he has pledged to do.

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Another win for St. John's / Catharine Acolyte Mallory Rhodes and calf Allie!

Friday, June 21, 2019

HAMBURG,N.Y. (WETM) - Throughout the Spring and after only six weeks "post op" from her ACL and meniscus procedure, her perseverance has been rewarded. Another memorable year is starting for Odessa Montour Central School Sophomore, 16 year old, Mallory Rhodes and her stunning red and white calf, Pheasant Echos Aline (spelling is correct) or "Allie" for short. Allie is from Lantland Farms MORE

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ROC The Diocese

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

ROC The Diocese 2019 was held at Asbury Camp and Retreat Center.  Campers enjoyed lots of games, music, food, and fun learning more about their faith!  

Watch the video and don't miss out on the fun in 2020!  

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News on St. Philip's Episcopal Church, Belmont

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The Allegany Board of Legislators and the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester are pleased to announce an agreement in principal for the sale/transfer of several Diocesan properties in Belmont to Allegany County Government. The properties include the Parish Hall, Murray House, and the Episcopal Church along with the adjoining parking lot. The Diocese and representatives from Allegany County Government jointly negotiated the transaction for these particular properties in the hopes of repurposing the facilities for continued and evolving community needs.


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More Than A Free Lunch in Bloomfield

Monday, June 10, 2019

A great mission here!  

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Family Promise Celebration

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

St. John's Episcopal Church in Canandaigua celebrated the opening of the former Rectory as the new home for Family Promise Day Center.  The Very Rev. David Hefling and his team have spent the past 2 years working very hard to get this much-needed program underway.  The day was highlighted with a blessing by Bishop Prince G. Singh.  

It’s estimated that there are up to 60 families that are homeless in Ontario County.

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