Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
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A Wonderful Mission in St. Peter's Geneva

Thursday, December 20, 2018

St. Peter's Geneva has invested in their community, offering. Neighborhood Night and Community Arts Academy on Wednesdays.  Kids share bible stories, songs, crafts and a hot meal, while the Arts Academy offers music & dance lessons.  The adult, high school and youth choirs also attend choir practice in the nave of the church.  

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Presiding Bishop Michael Curry Christmas Message 2018

Tuesday, December 18, 2018


In the Third Chapter of John’s Gospel, Jesus says at one point, “God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that all who believe in him should not perish but have everlasting life.”

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The Ordination of Padraic Michael Collins-Bohrer

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The Ordination of Padraic Michael Collins-Bohrer was held at Christ Church Rochester this past weekend.  The Rt. Rev. Prince Singh was the Celebrant over the service, with The Rev. Lucille Alonzo serving as the Bishop's Deacon.  The Very Rev. Andrew VanBuren of St. John's in Clifton Springs delivered a beautiful sermon, reflecting on the readings The Rev. Padraic Michael Collins-Bohrer chose for the service, and how the messages of the readings also described the characteristics of Rev. Collins-Bohrer.  It was a beautiful service that was well attended by clergy, friends and family!

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Country says farewell to George H.W. Bush at Washington National Cathedral

Thursday, December 6, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] With a combination of military precision, Episcopal Church liturgy and fond, sometimes humorous, remembrances from his family and friends, the United States on Dec. 5 formally bid farewell to former President George H.W. Bush.

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Service of Thanksgiving and Employee Recognition at ESLC

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Bishop Prince Singh presided along with Chaplains The Rev. Deven Hubert and Mr. James Kealey at the Episcopal Senior Life Communities Service of Thanksgiving and Employee Recognition, at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd.  President and CEO Mr. Loren J. Ranaletta and Dr. Sherry Ralston presented the awards to employees who have shown exemplary efforts in their line of work for 2018.  


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Faith in the World Workshop

Monday, November 26, 2018

A one-day workshop was held at St. Paul's, Rochester, featuring Lisa Kimball, Ph.D., the Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning and Professor of Christian Formation and Congregational Leadership at Virginia Theological Seminary. Her current research, teaching, and writing focus on faith transmission in a hyper-connected digital age and how religious pluralism and declining religious affiliation are opportunities for re-imagining being church.
The workshop was designed for adults who are church school leaders, youth leaders, clergy, and for Christian formation.

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