Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
Joy in Christ, a way of life


Finding Hope in Hard Times: A resource for dealing with today

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Nurturing generosity and hope in the midst of fear and anxiety

'Christian hope is based on trust,' explained the Rev. Laurel Johnston, the Episcopal Church\'s Program Officer for Stewardship. 'Trust that God will continue to fulfill God\'s promise in a new way to each generation that leads to freedom, free to be the people God intended us to be.

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North Dakota Bishop Welcomes Prayers From The Diocese Of Rochester

Saturday, March 28, 2009

As floods threatened communities along the banks of the Red River in North Dakota last week, Bishop Prince Singh sent an offer of support to the Rt. Rev. Michael G. Smith, Bishop of North Dakota. Bishop Smith responded with the following e mail:

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Gathering at CRCDS

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Dear Friends in Christ:

In this hard economic climate, almost all of us know of friends and members of our parishes who are actively involved in a job search. Often people in job searches stay glued to the computer screen, a strategy that can really bog down the search process. If you are looking for a new job, take a break from computer searching and meet with other people from parishes throughout the diocese who are involved in a job search.

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A Day of Retreat for Spouses and Partners of Clergy

Thursday, March 19, 2009

You are warmly invitied to join our newly forming Clergy Spouses/Partners froup for a day of getting acquainted, refreshment, and conversation.

The day\'s activities will include:

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Diocesan House Sabbath Time

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Diocesan House Sabbath Time

Mark 2.27:
Then he said to them, ‘The sabbath was made for humankind, and not humankind for the sabbath.\'

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Tuesday, March 3, 2009

As Ash Wednesday begins the Lenten season,
IamEpiscopalian.org shares faith stories, personal thoughts

Sisters laughingly talk about growing up, growing away and growing back to The Episcopal Church. A prison chaplain calls The Episcopal Church a thinking church. One person shares that he joined The Episcopal Church decades ago because the girls were cute.

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