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Courtesy Photo Massachusetts pilgrims hike part of a migrant trail in the desert to leave jugs of water for those who might need it. With the migrant crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border so often in the news, a group of seven high…
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The difference that the B-SAFE summer program makes in the lives of the children and teens it serves becomes quickly apparent during a visit to a host site in full swing. What may be less obvious is the impact that the program has on the many volunteers from Episcopal churches across the diocese whose members give up some of their time and resources each summer to participate.

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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:

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The B-PEACE for Jorge Campaign of the Diocese of Massachusetts, in partnership with the Diocese of Western Massachusetts and the Pioneer Valley Project, invites participation in a public witness outside the corporate headquarters of Smith & Wesson (2100 Roosevelt Avenue) in Springfield on Friday,…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:

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Thanks to a diocesan Sustainable Development Grant, the small village of Nghumbi in Tanzania is closer than ever before to having a well of clean drinking water for the first time. This spring, a Sustainable Development Grant of $10,000 was awarded to the partnership of St. Andrew’s Church in Methuen...

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Several parishioners of St. John’s Church in Arlington will travel to Guatemala in 2020, after a diocesan Mission Tithe Relationship Grant awarded this spring made it possible for the parish to enter into a new relationship with a nonprofit home for children in Guatemala City, Fátima Children’s…
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In June, ProGente Connections, an ecumenical coalition of Brazilian immigrant and American churches, based at St. Andrew’s Church in Framingham, received a United Thank Offering grant of $26,350 to launch a new program “Orientation to American Culture.” The United Thank Offering (UTO) awards grants…
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Bishop Alan M. Gates issued on July 24, 2019, the following letter to the diocesan community regarding the ongoing national immigration policy crisis. In these summer days, at a time when we may be looking forward to some opportunity for rest and renewal, many of us find ourselves deep in a state…
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Presiding bishop issues July 15 video message on immigration: ‘Who is my neighbor?’ Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry said in a video message released on July 15:  “Deeply embedded in the Christian faith, indeed deeply embedded in the Jewish tradition, which is the mother of…