Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
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Power of Story - Summer Seminar

Sunday, July 18, 2010

We lead with our stories. And our leadership is as effective as the stories we are capable of telling and of evoking within a congregation.

To be a leader means not just having a vision, but being able to turn that vision into a compelling narrative that can revitalize congregational practices and facilitate deep change. In telling our stories, their potential for personal and organizational vitality is set free, moving from private to public in transformative ways.

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2010 Resolutions Due by August 7

Wednesday, June 30, 2010


Be it Resolved:  Get Involved


Neil D. Houghton, Chair, Committee on Resolutions

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A Message from Executive Council To The Episcopal Church

Sunday, June 20, 2010

[June 18, 2010] The Executive Council of The Episcopal Church has issued the following message following the conclusion of its three-day meeting at the Conference Center at the Maritime Institute in Linthicum Heights, MD.

A Message to The Episcopal Church from the Executive Council of The Episcopal Church, meeting in Linthicum, Maryland, June 16-18, 2010

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Audits Due

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The Audit   and Certificate of Audit are due June 30, 2010.

Please remember, this is a canonical requirement

If you have any questions please contact Cathy Shoemaker:

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

 ROCHESTER, NY – (May 13, 2010) The Board of Trustees of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School (CRCDS) on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 appointed the Right Reverend Jack M. McKelvey, retired bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, as its interim president. Bishop McKelvey’s one-year term will commence June 15, 2010 following the retirement of President Eugene C. Bay.

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ROCHESTER: Transitional home for women veterans dedicated in Avon

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Episcopal News Service] Zion Episcopal Church in Avon, New York, decided to expand its mission, converting the church\'s rectory into a six-bed transitional home for women veterans when its rector and the community realized women veterans, more so than men, can fall through the cracks.

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