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House of Bishops Issues a Word to the Church

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

A media release from the Episcopal News Service regarding the House of Bishops trip trip to Alaska.  

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House of Bishops Meeting

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Here is an update from the David Paulsen, a reporter for the Episcopal News Service, on Bishop Prince Singh's trip to Alaska for the House of Bishops meeting.

"Bishop Prince Singh of the Diocese of Rochester in New York was in good spirits on the bus. Some of his thoughts turned to his previous missionary work in the poor southern region of India. His group of bishops..."

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Faith In The World

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Faith in the World 2017
“The Eucharist and Human Flourishing” 

Sunday, October 1st
Choral Evensong for Michaelmas at 4:00pm
Followed by lecture and Q&A

Monday, October 2nd 
Workshop: 9:30am – Noon
Clergy Luncheon and Bishop’s Time: Noon – 2:00pm 

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150th Anniversary Celebration!

Sunday, September 24, 2017

It was a classic summerlike day at St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Geneseo, NY as they celebrated 150 years in their current building.  Father Billy Daniel led a congressional procession down Main Street in Geneseo to the Holy Eucharist Service.  A pot luck picnic followed on the church lawn that included entertainment and fellowship.  

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A Celebration of New Ministry with The Rev. Leslie S. Burkardt

Sunday, September 10, 2017

It was a beautiful day on Saturday September 9th for the Celebration of New Ministry - the official liturgy where Bishop Singh installed Amma Leslie Burkardt as the 11th Rector of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Rochester, NY!

Participants in the service included The Rt. Rev. Dr. Prince G. Singh, The Rev. Canon Michael Buerkel Hunn, The Rev. Canon Johnnie Ross, many other clergy.  

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Dear saints,
We have been bombarded by at least two kinds of storms in the recent past. The first kind is
the calamitous storms of nature, Harvey, and now Irma, the most powerful Atlantic storm on
record. These compounded by the impact of the deluge in the sub-continent have left millions
vulnerable in so many ways. The second is of the “man-made” storm category and involves the
threat of nuclear war and the most recent threat of deportation of thousands of young people
who say, “this land is my land,” since this is the only land they know.

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