Diocesan News

Diocesan News
Online scams and malicious behavior continue to target churches and church leaders. These scams are unlikely to stop, and there is nothing we can do to prevent them.  Awareness and vigilance are our best defense. Some recent examples: Bishop Gates on Instagram: The Instagram…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:

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At St. Stephen’s Church in Boston, the sanctuary has been transformed into a staging area for the bags of groceries and other supplies that the church has been providing to families in need every single week since the summer. Each Friday from 10 a.m. to noon, these supplies are distributed to…
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The Rev. Lise Hildebrandt, a priest of the diocese and a convener of the Creation Care Justice Network, is inviting the diocesan community to join her this Lent in practicing both love and lament for God’s creation. …
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:

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Episcopal Church resources for Lent:  Find links to a variety of online Episcopal Church devotional series and meditations, as well as preaching and teaching resources, at www.episcopalchurch.org/lenten-resources. In the something-for-everyone…
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Prevented by the pandemic from hosting groups since last March, the Barbara C. Harris Camp and Conference Center in Greenfield, N.H., has announced a June 1 target date for re-opening—based on guidelines from the State of New Hampshire and the American Camping Association—with plans to return to…
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As the one-year anniversary of the death of Bishop Barbara C. Harris on March 13 approaches, Bishop Alan M. Gates and Bishop Gayle E. Harris are inviting individuals and congregations in the Diocese of Massachusetts—and across the Episcopal Church—to include remembrances of her in their prayers and…
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In the Jan. 28 edition of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul’s newsletter, "Nautilus News," Dean Amy McCreath extended an invitation to join the cathedral for a live-streamed Ash Wednesday service at noon, when there will be the blessing of a memorial book into which the names of friends, loved ones…
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The following guidance from the bishops regarding Ash Wednesday was sent to clergy and wardens on Jan. 21, 2021. We approach Lent once again with a determination to observe this season as a time for self-examination, repentance, and the renewal of our relationships with one another and with the…