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Bishop's Writings

Bishop's Writing / Enews June

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Dear Friends:


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Bishop Stephen Lane introduction video

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Dear friends, 

Below is a video from Bishop Stephen Lane.  You can also read his message below.  If you have any questions or want to contact Steve, please email the Executive Assistant to the Bishop, Sarah Herzog.



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Convention 90 Bishop's Address

Monday, November 8, 2021

(To watch Bishop's Address, CLICK HERE for video)

Great is thy faithfulness! God is good. All the time! All the time! God is good! I am grateful to stand as a guest of the Haudenosaunee, Seneca Indians and other ancestors who have gone before us, in this land which is home to us all.

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Bishop's Writing / October 2021

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Dear saints,

As we prepare for our 90th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, I invite you to read, mark and digest some of the progress we have made together. It has been an honor to serve as your bishop for nearly fourteen years, and here are some ways we have witnessed transformation as a team of Jesus' followers! It is long and quite detailed. I hope it gives you a substantive report of where we are, as we pray and prepare to transition to a new bishop. I give thanks for all the saints below and saints above. May God Bless you and yours!  

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