Calendar of Events

June 2021

Jesus calls us to fullness of life (John 10:10), yet many of us feel anything but fully alive – we may feel melancholy, distracted, anxious or numb. This June 12 morning retreat via Zoom will explore ways of prayer that make us available to the healing and enlivening power of the Spirit. The first…
As congregations start to regather, the diocesan Lifespan Ministry with Older Adults invites participation in a conversation on becoming an age-friendly and dementia-friendly congregation, through an interactive Zoom-based discussion on Saturday, June 12 from 9:30-10:30 a.m., with…

St. Barnabas's Church, 91 Main Street, Falmouth, MA

On Saturday, June 12 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Barnabas’s Church in Falmouth will host a "Car Trunk Sale" to benefit the church, celebrate the patron Saint Barnabas and give people a chance to sell unwanted goods and items from the trunk of their car. To benefit the church, there…
On Sunday, June 13, the Diocese of Massachusetts will celebrate “Diaconate Sunday.” Congregations are invited to request a deacon to preach on June 13, when the Church celebrates St. Efrem the Syrian, a deacon venerated in both Eastern and Western traditions. Diaconate Sunday is an opportunity to…
Clergy Professional Development Days in 2021 will be offered online via Zoom for all diocesan clergy, in two parts (each part offered four times).  All diocesan clergy are encouraged to register for a Part I session (being offered in conjunction with the Diocese of Western Massachusetts);…
Gathering details to be announced.  Questions may be directed to Chelsea Smith at csmith@diomass.org or 617-482-4826, ext. 406. For more information about Diocesan Council, click here.
All are invited to gather online with Bishop Gayle E. Harris for a virtual Juneteenth celebration on Saturday, June 19 at 4:30 p.m., commemorating the ending of slavery in the U.S. and also marking the Feast of Bernard Mizeki, Catechist and Martyr in Mashonaland in 1896.  …

St. Andrew's Church, 34 North Summer Street, Edgartown, MA

Interim diocesan CFO Cynthia Hallenbeck invites clergy, wardens and treasurers to join monthly online for the newly established Finance Forum for Congregational Leaders, an opportunity to share information on current finance-related items such as Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness,…
Clergy Professional Development Days in 2021 will be offered online via Zoom for all diocesan clergy, in two parts (each part offered four times).  All diocesan clergy are encouraged to register for a Part I session (being offered in conjunction with the Diocese of Western Massachusetts);…