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Audio: "Immigration and the Church 101" Remarks by Bishop Gates and Closing Litany

Listen to the closing presentation by Bishop Alan M. Gates, along with remarks by the Rev. Arrington Chambliss of Episcopal City Mission and the closing litany from "Immigration and The Church 101: The Lord's Song in a Foreign Land," convened by the bishops on March 26 at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston as an opportunity for education and strategizing about the church's response and responsibility in ministry with immigrants.
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Diocesan News

Audio: "Immigration and the Church 101" Presentations

Listen to presentations by guest speakers Alexandra Pineros-Shields of the Essex County Community Organization; Marisa Howe, Esq. of Kids in Need of Defense (KIND); and Toni Machowsky, Esq., of Massachusetts Immigrant & Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA).  The presentations were given at "Immigration and The Church 101: The Lord's Song in a Foreign Land," convened by the bishops on March 26 at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston as an opportunity for education and strategizing about the church's response and responsibility in ministry with immigrants.
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Diocesan News

Audio: "Immigration and the Church 101" Bishop G. Harris's Opening Remarks

Listen to Bishop Gayle E. Harris's opening remarks at "Immigration and The Church 101: The Lord's Song in a Foreign Land," convened by the bishops on March 26 at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston as an opportunity for education and strategizing about the church's response and responsibility in ministry with immigrants.
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RIP: The Rev. Karen Bettacchi

The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:
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Diocesan News

Immigration ministry resources

Bishop Alan M. Gates and Bishop Gayle E. Harris convened "Immigration and The Church 101: The Lord's Song in a Foreign Land" on March 26 at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston as an opportunity for education and strategizing about the church's response and responsibility in ministry with immigrants.  Audio of some of the presentations and links to some of the resources provided at the event are collected here.
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Video: Come and see!

The Episcopal Church in eastern Massachusetts invites you to come and see what makes our faith communities meaningful to the people who call them home. 
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Diocesan News

New Episcopal chaplain appointed at Harvard

The Board of Trustees of the Episcopal Chaplaincy at Harvard has announced the appointment of the Rev. Margery Kennelly, currently the assistant rector at the Church of the Redeemer in Chestnut Hill, as Harvard's next Episcopal chaplain. She will begin her ministry at Harvard on June 1, and will serve a two-year appointment.
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Implementation Organizing Team issues March 10 mission strategy update

The Mission Strategy Implementation Organizing Team issued a letter on March 10 updating the diocesan community on the team's initial work so far and inviting everyone to get involved, particularly at the local congregational level."As members of one diocese, we have the wonderful opportunity to share our stories and experiences with other members and other congregations, so that we can all learn together how better to follow Christ and do God's work in the world," the team writes.
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Diocesan News

Amy Cook takes new job in Diocese of CA

Amy Cook, who serves on the diocesan staff as missioner for education, formation and discipleship, will be leaving at the end of April to take a new position as the head of the formation working group for the Diocese of California in San Francisco.
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Diocesan News

Sam Rodman elected bishop of Diocese of N.C.

The Rt. Rev. Alan M. Gates, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, offered the following response to the election on March 4 of the Rev. Samuel Rodman, the special projects officer on the Massachusetts diocesan staff, to be the next bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina:
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