FAQ

  1. WHEN WILL THIS BE RELEASED?
         – Current aim: 02.02.2020
  2. WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS FILM?  / WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO ACCOMPLISH?
         – The Purpose of this Film is to reveal God’s Chosen Identity for the Greater Rochester Metropolitan Area.
         – Our goal is the get this film into the hands of EVERY CHURCH in the 6 counties, with hopes they will share it with their congregations.
  3. WHO IS THIS FILM FOR?
         – Our Primary Demographic for this Film is the Church in our region.
         – Secondarily this film is for the universal Church of the world to inspire what God can do in their City.
         – Finally, this film is for anyone living in our region to give a spiritual understanding of our Identity.
  4. WHERE WILL THIS FILM BE SHOWN?
         – We hope to premiere the Film in a local theater in each of the 6 counties.
         – We may produces DVDs for purchase.
         – We will make it available via internet streaming, with a goal for Netflix or Amazon.
  5. HOW DID YOU COME UP WITH THE TITLE?  WHAT DOES “I AM ROCHESTER” MEAN?
         – The Theme of the Film is Identity. God revealed His name in the Bible as, “I Am.”
         – This is a play on God’s name tied to our City’s name and the Identity He chose to give us who live in this region.
         – We are inspired by Ezekiel 48:35b, “And the name of the city from that time on will be, ‘THE LORD IS THERE.’”
         – Also on Social Media at times, some will hashtag a city or place they wish to identify with in this way: #IAmRochester
  6. WHY IS THIS FILM IMPORTANT?
         – God has called and brought people, nations, tribes, and tongues from around the world to live in Rochester.
         – It is vital we understand the region’s spiritual history, in order to move with God’s purpose for the people that live in this place.
  7. WHO CREATED IT?  HOW DID THE TEAM COME TOGETHER?
         – This film began with a conversation between Leonard Jones and Garrett Wendt. Two ministers in Rochester.
         – They had each shared a spiritual dream they recently had…one thing lead to the next, and…VOILA!
         – Garrett already had a small team from his church making short video testimonies.
         – The team has continued to grow from there as Garrett recruits, or people hear about it and want to be part of it.
  8. WHAT IS THE NEXT STEP (AFTER CHURCHES HAVE THE FILM)?
         – Our hope is start a Prayer Movement that comes together in a Holy Assembly of Prayer, Repentance, and Healing.
         – We are believing for teams to continue in Intercession for Transformation.
         – We want to see the Body of Christ purposefully form new relationships promoting Unity in the Body between Churches and Races.
  9. WHERE DID YOU GET YOUR INFORMATION?  SOURCES?
         – We primarily started writing our Historical Narrative from Glenn Gifford’s book: “Times of Refreshing.”
         – Our researchers use many reputable sources online, books, memoirs, libraries, ministries, and expert interviewees.
  10. HOW DO I GET INVOLVED?
         – Social Media – FaceBook – share our posts!
         – Promote in your Church – speak to your pastor, Connect with our Network!
         – Join the Prayer Movement for our region!

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