Only a few days left! Make your gift or pledge to the 2015-2016 Fund for CRCDS by June 30th!

Help our students answer God's call. Make your fiscal year-end gift or pledge to the 2015-2016 Fund for CRCDS by midnight on June 30, 2016.

Your dedication and commitment are the foundation of the future of CRCDS.

Thank you for making your gift or pledge today!

To make your donation or pledge online, click here: https://www.crcds.edu/give-to-crcds/make-a-gift/

Mail your donation to:
CRCDS
1100 S. Goodman Street
Rochester, New York 14620
or
Call (585) 340-9647

Summer Hours observed at CRCDS

summer hoursPlease note that CRCDS administrative offices will be closed on Fridays until mid-August. The reception desk in Central Office will be open Thursday mornings during the summer, but will not be staffed on Thursday afternoons.

If you have an immediate need or would like to leave us a message, please see: http://www.crcds.edu/contact-us/

We wish you a safe and pleasant summer!

After the Stanford Ruling: CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle asks: "Liberty and Justice for whom?"

In his latest Rochester, NY Democrat and Chronicle "Unite Rochester" blog post, CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle expresses his dismay at the ruling in the Stanford University rape case, and asks some probing questions about justice, race, and the American judicial system.

Read the essay here: http://blogs.democratandchronicle.com/unite/2016/06/07/the-double-standard-still-exists/

Todd Overfield,CRCDS Director of Technology Services, passes away

The CRCDS family grieves at the passing of our beloved colleague, Todd Overfield, on June 4, 2016.
Todd served the CRCDS community over many years as Director of Technology Services. His happy, joyful spirit were treasured by all who had the pleasure to work with him and know him. Always willing to lend a hand, Todd gave to CRCDS in so many ways. His humor and laughter will be missed dearly by us all.

Please join us in prayer for Todd’s family as they grieve. A link to his obituary is provided here: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/democratandchronicle/obituary.aspx?pid=180227524

Family & friends are invited to call at the Lucey-VanVoorhis Funeral Home (301 West Main St., Victor, NY) on Tuesday, June 7th from 4-8 PM. Todd’s Funeral Service will be celebrated in the Farmington United Methodist Church (5925 County Rd. #41, Farmington, NY) on Wednesday, June 8th at 11 AM. Interment to follow at St. Patrick's Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, friends may contribute to the Veterans Outreach Center in Rochester.

CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle to speak at Mercy Spirituality Center's 8th Summer Institute

CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle will speak at Mercy Spirituality Center's Summer Institute on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.

The three-day workshop, entitled, "Practicing Mercy & Justice: Partners Toward Equity" will be held at St. Bernard's School of Theology & Ministry, 120 French Road, Rochester, NY, 14618.

Dr. McMickle will focus on mercy and justice from a faith perspective. He will address the practical reality of the effects of poverty and racism on individuals and on society as a whole.  Dr. McMickle will also extend to attendees a call to personal and communal conversion.

Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School alumnus Rev. William Wilkinson (CRCDS '06) joins the program as a panelist on Thursday, July 14, 2016, reflecting on Pope Francis' dialogue with and call to the American people in his September 2015 address.

To register for part or all of the series, please visit: http://www.mercyspiritualitycenter.org/