Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
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Sunday, October 25, 2020

We had a special opportunity to learn from, and engage online, the authors of , Mark Charles and Soong-Chan Rah, on October 24. We offer a synopsis of each chapter of this tough but true book and hope you will study all or most of it.

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An Important Message from Bishop Singh

Friday, October 16, 2020

Earlier this year, St. Mark’s Church in Newark and the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester were served in a lawsuit brought under the New York State Child Victims Act, accusing the late Rev. J. Edward Putnam with sexual abuse while he was Rector of St. Mark’s in the mid 1970’s.

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Register - 2020 Children’s Interfaith Weekend

Tuesday, September 29, 2020


I hope you are well.  I’m writing to let you know that the 2020 Children’s Interfaith Weekend is scheduled for October 16-18, and it will include some familiar components as well as some new.  It will have the same purpose as always – to pray for children as they face tremendous challenges and to take action on their behalf.

·        Register your congregation here.

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Watch Bishop Curry on the Today Show

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Click below to watch Bishop Michael Curry on the Today Show today!

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Exciting leadership news

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The Rev. Keisha Stokes has been appointed Pastoral Leader for Zion Church, Palmyra and Pastoral Associate for St. John’s Church, Canandaigua by the Bishop, with affirmation of the Vestries. You may remember that Keisha's Deacon Ordination was May 17th of this year.

“Keisha, is a rising woman leader in our church. She was raised in our diocese and is promising to be a thoughtful, pastoral and passionate follower of Jesus. I know she will be a terrific leader who empowers others.”  said Bishop Singh.

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Monday, September 21, 2020


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