Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
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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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The Episcopal Diocese of Nevada Bishop Shares Statement on Las Vegas

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Our Bishop Prince G. Singh invited The Rt. Rev. Dan T. Edwards, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Nevada to share his thoughts following the mass shooting in Las Vegas.

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St. John's in Sodus Welcomes a New Leader

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Michael Laver has been called to serve as “deacon in charge” at Saint John’s Episcopal Church in Sodus, and is preparing to be priest in charge when he is ordained a priest.  Michael began his official ministry on September 1st and started preaching on September 10th.  Michael says the welcome he has received from the Saint John’s family has thus far been overwhelming, and that he and his family are extremely grateful for this wonderful opportunity.

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Presiding Bishop delivers message from Primates on Nevada

Monday, October 2, 2017


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Monday, October 2, 2017


Our hearts and prayers are with all who have been massacred and maimed in Las Vegas by the violence inflicted on happy people who were singing and dancing. We give thanks for, and uphold the families of impacted loved ones and first responders. It grieves me, and all of us for that matter that violence is normalized enough in our global culture that we are constantly reacting to violent acts. I cling to the differentiation St. Francis calls us to pursue:


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