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


Presiding Bishop to have Surgery for Prostate Cancer

Thursday, July 26, 2018

"Dear Friends in Christ,

A few months ago, through my annual physical, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. After a variety of tests, consultations, and conversations with my wife and daughters, I decided on a surgical treatment course. On this coming Tuesday, July 31st, I will have surgery to remove the prostate gland.

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College for Congregational Development

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Parish members throughout EDOR attending the College for Congregational Development at the Notre Dame Retreat Center on Canandaigua Lake. The week long college teaches how to understand specific identities of congregations, and how to market congregations to others in your community.  We are all Anglicans,  but what does that mean in your specific community?  It's all about growing faithful, sustainable congregations in numbers, missional leadership, and spirituality.  

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Roc Pride Parade 2018

Monday, July 23, 2018

The Episcopal Diocese of Rochester participated in the Roc Pride Parade this past Saturday.  The Rev. Jimmie Sue Deppe took the lead, making sure our float was nicely decorated, along with registration and all the particulars.  Parade paticipants lined up on Alexander St. before parading down Park Ave.  Members from various parishes came out to march and celebrate, and the weather stayed dry for a successful parade!

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LISTEN: Bishop Singh on Popular Radio Show

Monday, July 23, 2018

It was a busy weekend for Bishop Singh and the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester!  

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Episcopal General Convention 79 Austin, Texas 2018

Monday, July 16, 2018

Thoughts and reflections from your participation in GC79

General Convention 79 (#GC79), July 2018 is behind us. I believe every GC is unique and comparing one to another, in my opinion, is not a meaningful exercise. I also believe this GC was the culmination of several years of investing in real MORE HERE

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A Great Night For Some Baseball!

Thursday, July 12, 2018

The weather was great for Episcopal Night at Frontier Field this past Friday.  

Bishop Singh and President/CEO of Episcopal SeniorLife - Loren Ranaletta threw out the first pitches of the game!  


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