May 25, 2022 On May 14 of this year, ten of our neighbors in Buffalo were killed while grocery shopping. The young man who is alleged to have retooled the weapon he used published his racist philosophy in 180 pages on social media. His perceived fear that black people, Jewish people and people of other minorities were tryingContinue reading “GRCC Supports Roc ACTS Statement on the Massacre in Buffalo”
In an op-ed published on November 28, 2021 in the Democrat & Chronicle, GRCC leaders Alan Daily and Richard Myers called for an end to violence intrinsic to the US “war economy.” “All of our faith traditions,” they argued, “tell us that redemption starts when we admit our failures, confess our sins, change our minds.”Continue reading “GRCC critiques “war economy,” calls for conversion in op-ed”
The Greater Rochester Community of Churches – Faith In Action Network will host “WE REMEMBER,” a community memorial service honoring Monroe County residents who have died from COVID or from other causes during these pandemic days. The ceremony took place at the MLK Memorial Park in the City of Rochester on Sunday, August 1, 2021,Continue reading “GRCC hosts “WE REMEMBER” Memorial Service”
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Host Evan Dawson interviews the GRCC’s Rev. William Wilkerson and Rev. Alan Dailey about their anti-racism workshops. Listen here.
In conjunction with the Roman Catholic and Episcopal Dioceses of Rochester, GRCC Faith in Action Network, and many community churches and organizations, this powerful and popular walk has taken place since 2007 on Good Friday morning. The walks were originally organized to call attention to and pray for those exposed to the violence and injusticeContinue reading “Cross Walk 2021”
The GRCC supports the United Christian Leadership Ministries proposals on police reform in Rochester. Read more about the proposals (from the Democrat & Chronicle)