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Episcopal Relief & Development Responds to the Refugee Crisis in Syria

Friday, February 9, 2018

NEW YORK: Episcopal Relief & Development is working with the Fellowship of Middle East Evangelical Churches (FMEEC) to respond to the needs of people displaced by the ongoing unrest in Syria.

This FMEEC partnership will provide blankets, clothing, stoves and fuel during the harsh winter months to 2,850 people newly displaced who are living in the Aleppo, Homs and Hama governorates. Aleppo and Homs have been the center of the conflict. Many homes and buildings have been destroyed and people don’t have access to basic services.

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A Note from The Rev. Paul Frolick

Monday, February 5, 2018

 "While it is hard to say goodbye to the great people of St. George’s, Hilton, who welcomed me as a newly ordained priest five years ago, and to the city and diocese of Rochester, where I have lived and worked since 1994, I am very excited with God's calling for ministry and mission with the people of St. Matthew’s, Liverpool. I’m also grateful to Bishop. Singh for all of his support over the last nine years, and for the opportunity to continue to lead the College for Congregational Development."

 - Paul Frolick


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A Bittersweet Farewell to The Rev. Paul Frolick

Monday, February 5, 2018

In his letter to the church in Ephesus, Paul writes, “I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, and for this reason I do not cease to give thanks for you as I remember you in my prayers.” Ephesians 1:15-16.

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SW and SE Districts Team Up for Combined Leadership Retreat

Monday, January 29, 2018



“Leading the Witness,” a leadership and vestry retreat, promises to be fun and formational.

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Bishop Singh gives Keynote Address

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Bishop Prince Singh gave the Keynote Address at the annual meeting of the Greater Rochester Community of Churches - Faith In Action Network this week.  The title of the GRCC annual report for 2018 reads: "People of Faith Moving Forward in an Angry World."  Bishop Singh's address gave inspirational direction on how to move forward in such a world.  


People of Faith Moving Forward in an Angry World

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Presiding Bishop Curry on Human Trafficking

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry has issued the following statement on Human Trafficking.

As we observe National Human Trafficking Awareness Month 2018, it is important

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