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A people reaching beyond ourselves, extending hospitality, cultivating community, becoming one family in Christ.
Faith begins with our feet. As we move with Christ, so do we begin to see, hear, touch, taste and smell the grandeur of God in the world.
Rector, St. Michael's Church
The Very Reverend Michael Laver, Ph.D.
Fr. Laver (Ph.D. University of Nottingham) is the rector of St. Michael’s Church, Dean for
Liturgy and Formation in the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, and adjunct professor of
humanities at SUNY Geneseo, in Geneseo, New York. He is the author of Christ the Liturgy
(Angelico Press, 2020), Inhabited by Grace (Church Publishing, Inc., 2019), various works of
poetry and social commentary, and is a roaster of coffee. You can follow Fr. Daniel at
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