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


St. Stephen's / SWEM Mobile Pantry

Thursday, March 22, 2018

St. Stephen's of Rochester likes to be know for their ministries within their community.  One partnership is the Mobile Pantry with Southwest Ecumenical Ministries, known as SWEM.  With the help of Foodlink, they offer a variety of groceries for those in need in the west side of Downtown Rochester.


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Bishop Singh's Easter Message

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Click here to watch Easter video message

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Faith Community Leaders Ask for Farmworkers Rights

Monday, March 19, 2018

[ALBANY, NY] – Faith and community leaders will be asking Governor Cuomo and the members of the State Senate and Assembly for Rights for Those Who Feed New York, by asking for their leadership in supporting the Farmworker Fair Labor Practices Act (S2721), a Bill that will provide basic labor protections to farmworkers. Farmworkers, most of whom are foreign born, are feeling more and more helpless in an already unprotected environment.

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A Local International Woman’s Day

Monday, March 19, 2018

A Local International Woman’s Day was a great success (for the first one) in Montour Falls, Saturday, March 10. More than 30 women and teens participated at St. Paul’s Parish House, 108 S. Genesee St, Montour Falls. Participants from Episcopal, Catholic, Baptist, Presbyterian churches and more were represented.

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Evangelism Matters Conference

Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Episcopal Evangelism Matters Conference is underway this week!  Over 400 Episcopal priests and leaders from across the country are gathered at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. 
We are sharing the live Facebook stream on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/EpiscopalDioceseofRochester/?ref=aymt_homepage_...
PB Michael Curry will be presenting a discussion live, Friday, March 16,  at 10:45-11:45am. 

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Roc The Diocese Lock-In at the Lake

Monday, March 12, 2018

Calling all youth! Attend this year's Lock-In at the Lake! LeTourneau Christian Camp Youth 6th grade through 12th grade. This year's  theme - #Loveyourselfie.  We all live in a world with a lot of negativity. The focus of our time together is going to be how to love yourself so that you can be the change in the world.  We'll have lots of music, games, small group time, campfire, and the opportunity to meet new people from around the Diocese!   

What to Expect:

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