Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
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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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Avon offers help to homeless female veterans

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

The Women\'s Army Corps was assimilated into the regular Army in 1978, says Marjorie Martin, a former Army medic. While the mainstreaming opened doors for women, it should be no surprise that as women get closer to combat for longer periods of time that they have the same battle scars as their male counterparts.

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CROP walkers take to the streets to benefit anti-hunger efforts

Sunday, May 2, 2010

On Saturday morning, he picked up trash in the 19th Ward as part of the Rochester\'s Clean Sweep. Later that afternoon, he and his St. Stephen\'s Episcopal Church Sunday School class cleaned up a part of that neighborhood that Clean Sweep missed.

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Rain doesn't dampen Earth Sunday event

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Kim Pandina came to the Jewish Community Federation parking lot on Sunday afternoon with several years worth of old cell phones, a bag of unneeded pharmaceuticals and a bunch of No. 5 plastic containers.

'It\'s kind of like one-stop shopping,' she said of the Earth Sunday recycling event.

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Procession marks Stations of the Cross in Rochester's Beechwood neighborhood

Monday, April 5, 2010

Hundreds of people today walked more than two miles through Rochester\'s Beechwood neighborhood as part of a Stations of the Cross service led by church leaders from several denominations.

See Democrat & Chronicle article

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Episcopal Church grants available for new campus ministries

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

The Episcopal Church Office for Young Adult and Campus Ministries is accepting proposals from dioceses, parishes or college/university campuses for grants to assist in the start-up of new campus ministries or the re-start of dormant campus ministries.

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