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January 24, 2018

Tell us about yourself and your work. Where are you located? What do you do with your time? Do you have any hobbies?

I'm the Communications Specialist at the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, N.Y. I transitioned to this communications position after 30 years in local television broadcast...

July 14, 2016

By: Christopher Sikkema

This is the third in a series of posts about [email protected] Rochester (SGR), in the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, New York. Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here.

[email protected] Rochester, recipient of a 2015 Domestic Poverty Grant, has submitted their annual report. The $30,000 grant, awarded last...

July 12, 2016

By: Christopher Sikkema

This is the second in a series of posts about [email protected] Rochester (SGR), in the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, New York. Read Part 1 here.

[email protected] Rochester, recipient of a 2015 Domestic Poverty Grant, has submitted their annual report. The $30,000 grant, awarded last year, exists to...

July 11, 2016

By: Christopher Sikkema

[email protected] Rochester (SGR), in the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, New York, has submitted the annual report for their 2015 Domestic Poverty Grant. The $30,000 grant, awarded last year, exists to engage Episcopalians in ministry among the economically impoverished in the United States, to...

November 11, 2013

Rochester Diocesan Convention 9 November 2013 Opening Worship

The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church

From all I have seen of this diocese, your boundaries do indeed enclose a pleasant land, as the psalmist...

November 10, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Rochester] Adults and youth gathered at Asbury First United Methodist Church, Rochester, on Nov. 8 to discuss how to advocate effectively and help youth affected by trauma, violence, and loss. Held before the 82nd Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, the...

May 28, 2012

[Episcopal Diocese of Rochester] Last Saturday evening, during its annual Spring Dinner, the Empire State Pride Agenda presented the Rt. Rev. Prince Singh with its 2012 Community Service Award in recognition of his support for marriage equality.

“He has made a significant part of his...

May 13, 2010

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.

The idea for Zion House...

October 30, 2009

Eight New York bishops sent a letter to the state's Governor David Patterson Oct. 29 protesting proposed budget cuts to education.

In the letter, the bishops, representing the state's six Episcopal dioceses, gave four reasons among their concerns for opposing the cuts:

• "We...

December 24, 2008

The New York Court of Appeals, the highest court in the state, has ruled that the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester owns property that All Saints Anglican Church in Irondequoit attempted to claim.

 

The ruling affirmed lower court decisions in favor of the diocese. The Episcopal...

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