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


A statement from Rev. Matthew Martin Nickoloff

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

"Proud to serve on Rochester's Police Accountability Board, which I still believe is one of the most effective tools we have for creating lasting and systemic change here. Thank you for spreading the word that, now more than ever, we need to support the City Council in appealing the decision to strip the Board of its disciplinary powers, in direct violation of the majority will of the citizens of Rochester."  Rev. Matthew Martin Nicoloff, Saturday 5.30.20

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Presiding Bishop joins call for national day of mourning

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has joined other faith leaders in calling for a national day of mourning and lament on June 1 as the United States exceeds 100,000 documented deaths from COVID-19, and invites Episcopalians to commemorate the victims during worship services this weekend.

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Sewing a needed resource

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Instead of closing SewGreen during the COVID-19 pandemic,
Deacon Georgia Carney chose to listen to, and carry out a calling - virtually through Zoom.  

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Nominations for 2020  June 1st - July 31st (1 month delay due to COVID-19)

Click the Nominations Form to nominate

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Click on this LIVESTREAM this Sunday, May 17th at 3pm to watch the Deacon Ordination

Send a gift for Keisha Stokes' Discretionary Fund

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Celebrating the Legacy of Alger Adams

Friday, April 24, 2020

The Hobart and William Smith Colleges will honor the Rev. Dr. Alger L. Adams ’32, the first black man to receive a degree from Hobart by celebrating and reflecting on his remarkable life, career and legacy online.

Read more about his life and legacy HERE.

Visit the Alger Adams site HERE including video greetings from Patricia Adams, daughter of Alger Adams,

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