Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
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Jazz Vespers

Tuesday, October 31, 2017


The Episcopal Church of St. Luke & St. Simon Cyrene, also known as “Two Saints,” is offering a new and exciting worship opportunity. The very first Jazz Vespers at Two Saints begins on Friday November 3, 2017 at 5:15 pm. The theme of this service is “Thanksgiving and Gratitude,” and will feature prayer, a contemporary reflection on the seasonal theme, and jazz musicians from the Eastman School of Music, with light refreshments to follow. Future Jazz Vespers services will be held December 1 and January 5.

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Church Pension Group’s ‘Centennial Conversations’ Begin Dialogue

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The implications of declines in churchgoing and the aging trend of people who do go to church do not all have to be gloom and doom. Instead, they can prompt Episcopalians to be agents of change in the church and in the world.     

(click here for more of the article)...

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Bishop's Address / Convention 86

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Welcome to the 86th Diocesan Convention of the Episcopal Church in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of Rochester!  Our thoughts and prayers are with every person who has been impacted by calamities across our country and the world.  Read entire Address here...

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Bishop Singh Honored for Aid to Farmworkers

Friday, October 27, 2017

Congratulations are in order for Bishop Prince G. Singh!  The Bishop was honored last night at the Rural & Migrant Ministry Dinner, held at the Temple B'rith Kodesh.  Click this link for the article posted in the Democrat and Chonicle on the event.  

Here is the story written by Rural & Migrant Minitry...

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Ending Hunger One Step at a Time

Monday, October 16, 2017

Congrats to St. James Hammondsport, Good Shepherd Savona, and the Hammondsport Youth Group! They walked in the Crop Walk, "Ending Hunger One Step at a Time" yesterday. The walkers enjoyed a taco bar at St. James before going on the three mile walk. Walkers from St. James and the Youth Group raised $692!

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Insights and Ideas

Friday, October 13, 2017

Be a part of the conversation, not on the sidelines.

Insights & Ideas – Centennial Conversations, a series of discussions featuring thought leaders from the Episcopal Church, the private sector, and the Church Pension Group (CPG) who will discuss issues of interest to the Church and to CPG: The Demographics of a Changing Church and Investing for Positive Impact.

Hosted by CPG in observance of its centennial, Insights & Ideas will be held at St. Bartholomew's Church at 325 Park Avenue in New York City on October 26th.

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