Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Nominations for 2020  June 1st - July 31st (1 month delay due to COVID-19)

Click the Nominations Form to nominate

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Click on this LIVESTREAM this Sunday, May 17th at 3pm to watch the Deacon Ordination

Send a gift for Keisha Stokes' Discretionary Fund

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Celebrating the Legacy of Alger Adams

Friday, April 24, 2020

The Hobart and William Smith Colleges will honor the Rev. Dr. Alger L. Adams ’32, the first black man to receive a degree from Hobart by celebrating and reflecting on his remarkable life, career and legacy online.

Read more about his life and legacy HERE.

Visit the Alger Adams site HERE including video greetings from Patricia Adams, daughter of Alger Adams,

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The Empty Tomb at St. John's, Wellsville

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Easter Sunday afternoon, members of St. John's, Wellsville helped people visualize and remember the real meaning of Easter with eight 8 stops throughout Wellsville depicting something symbolic from the Easter story with the Resurrection Drive-Through Experience.

You can read the script for the drive here.


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Barnie Parker's Sharing Shed

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Barnie Parker's Sharing Shed sits outside St. John’s of Catharine, stored with basic needs from boxed foods, feminine hygiene, to cleaning products and more for the community.  Read more HERE on the shed, and about Barnie Parker.  Thanks to Drew Guild for sending the video!

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Easter Sunday Sermon by The Most Rev. Michael Curry

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Easter Sunday Sermon by The Most Rev. Michael Curry

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