The Diaspora Times

Welcome to the Diaspora Times, a specially published communications piece to keep you, the FBCR community, informed during our pandemic related diaspora.

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Fall 2021 @ FBCR

Faith Formation Children Sundays ~10:25-11:00am Children will attend worship with the full congregation until just after the Children's Time then will meet their Sunday School teachers to head out for [...]

NOW ALL ONLINE – Wednesday Evening Faith Formation Returns with Series on Sabbath

Begins September 15… Updated September16 Depleted. That’s how virtually every person on the planet feels in these dragging days of the global pandemic. Whether it is the virus itself, the […]

Celebrating the Life of Al Ginkel

A celebration of Al Ginkel’s life will be held in the sanctuary of FBCR on Saturday, September 18 at 10am. A reception will follow in the Courtyard. The Service will […]

Ordination of Benjamin Smith

On September 19 at 3 PM… Benjamin will be ordained by his home church, Northminster Baptist Church, in Jackson, Mississippi on Sunday, September 19 at 3pm (EDT). Thanks to the […]

Dinner Out

Kindred Hearts…   September 24 If you like not cooking dinner, then come to this! The plan is for us to go to Basha Mediterranean Eatery (2900 Monroe Ave) down the […]

World Mission Offering

Given the recent events in Haiti, this World Mission offering comes at a good time. During the World Mission Offering this September, you have the opportunity to join the transformational […]

Pittsford Food Cupboard Volunteers

Pittsford Food Cupboard is looking for new volunteers to help our clients shop for food in the store. We have shifts every Tuesday and Friday from 9:15-11:30am and 11:30am-1:45pm. We […]

Zoom Updates Coming


Calling all chauffeurs! 

Ken Dodgson is looking for members of the FBCR family to drive him to church on Sunday mornings. If you are interested in helping get Ken to church, please call, […]

Interfaith Power & Light ED to Give Advocacy Training @ FBCR

On Thursday, October 28, from 7-8:30pm, Rabbi Glenn Jacob will help us to explore how our faith perspectives are valuable assets when speaking to our legislators on climate and other […]

Jubilee Sunday – 9/12

FBCR has a custom of trumpeting (sometimes literally) in the new program year with great festivities and joyous worship. That Sunday is upon us once more, but we remain in […]

Thank You, FBCR Family!

I can’t even begin to name names here, but I want my entire FBCR family to know how deeply grateful I am for the recent celebration of my fifth anniversary. […]