Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
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Boy Scouts of America / Claims

Monday, December 20, 2021

Dear Members,

The Episcopal Diocese of Rochester and a handful of our churches are aware of certain claims asserting abuse of minors that participated in Boy Scouts of America (BSA) scouting activities in the 1940's-1970's. These are part of a number of claims that are currently being asserted against BSA organizations nationwide and, secondarily, against certain chartered organizations, such as churches, that may have hosted and sponsored scout troops. 

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Update on COVID-19 Protocols

Monday, December 20, 2021

Dear Friends,

Cases of Covid-19 have risen substantially from September through December 2021. We are in a better position in 2021 due to the vaccines. I think we can continue in person services if we follow protocols that will keep up safe. We hope that our churches will follow all of these protocols.

• If any member of a family is ill, experiencing Covid-19 symptoms, or who has been potentially exposed to Covid-19, the family should not attend church.

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The Rev. Richard Henshaw Memorial Service this Saturday

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Dear Friends, 
You are invited to attend a memorial service for the Rev. Richard Henshaw, who passed away on October 16, 2020.   The memorial service is this Saturday, November 6th at 1pm at Christ Church, 141 East Ave, Rochester, NY. 14604

Questions, call office phone: (585) 454-3878 or email www.christchurchrochester.org


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Link to view entire Convention 90

Friday, October 29, 2021


Watch Convention 90 HERE





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Free meals for flood victims

Friday, August 27, 2021

Read how Rev. Troy Preston, co-owner of Frans Landing restaurant is helping the flood victims in the southern tier.



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Flood victims in the Southern Tier need your HELP!

Saturday, August 21, 2021

Dear friends,

Historic flooding hit the southern part of our Diocese on Wednesday night.  It did the greatest damage in the towns of Woodhull, Jasper, Addison, and into Pennsylvania.  This resulted in the death of a young mother who was swept into the river while driving home from work.    

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