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


TENS Offering Scholarships for Conference in April

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Thanks to a grant from the National Episcopal Church, TENS is offering a limited number of registration scholarships to this exciting conference.  The scholarships are for rectors or stewardship leaders of small churches.  The Registration deadline is March 11th so send your scholarship request now to rfelton@tens.org.

With four outstanding keynote speakers including, the Rev. Eric Law,  the Founder and Executive Director of the Kaleidoscope Institute and Episcopal Priest, attendees will be challenged and inspired. 

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St. Patrick's Day Concert

Thursday, February 22, 2018

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Another great mission in our Diocese

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

I took a ride to Savona, NY recently to learn of a special parish mission supported by the Church of the Good Shepherd.  The Shepherd's Cupboard opens a Food Pantry each month to those in need of food and other items.  They are serving the Campbell / Savona School Districts, covering 92 square miles.  

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to learn more of this great monthly mission!

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Hundreds March Through the Streets of Downtown Rochester

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Hundreds of supporters joined a rally at the Central Church of Christ followed by a march to the Liberty Pole through the streets of Downtown Rochester.  Minister Franklin Florence Sr. along with Roc ACTS developed this United Community Response to what they describe as Donald Trump's ongoing hatred and racism.

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10th Annual Ecumenical Good Friday Cross Walk

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Good Friday, a solemn day, provides an opportunity to walk with and for people most in need, hosted by the Greater Rochester Community of Churches / Faith in Action Network.  This year, on the 10th anniversary of our beginning, we are inspired by the compassion of Pope Francis and the prophetic voice of the Most Rev.

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A Great Day of Pancake Races!!!

Monday, February 12, 2018

"Shrove Tuesday is the day before Lent starts on Ash Wednesday. The name Shrove comes from the old middle English word 'Shriven' meaning to go to confession to say sorry for the wrong things you've done. Lent always starts on a Wednesday, so people went to confessions on the day before. This became known as Shriven Tuesday and then Shrove Tuesday.

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