Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
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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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Episcopal Relief & Development’s 2018 Lenten Meditations Offer a Special Focus on Children

Tuesday, January 9, 2018


NEW YORK: Episcopal Relief & Development invites supporters to “Learn from Our Children” with this year’s Lenten Meditations, featuring reflections written by staff, partners and friends from around the Episcopal Church and Anglican Communion.

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Latest Update on the McKelvey Millennium Ministry Development Fund

Monday, January 8, 2018

When Bishop McKelvey retired, the Diocese was good enough to raise a considerable amount of money to say thank you to Linda and Jack. The money is to fund a program entitled the McKelvey Millennium Ministry Development Fund . Since 2009, they have granted gifts of approximately 5,000 dollars each year for ministries around the world. A large part of the gifting has been for Water For South Sudan. Other gifts include a babies home in Ghana and Disaster Relief in Haiti a few years ago.

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