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Exhibits by many organizations and ministries were on display, including the Life Together young adult fellowship program…
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From Bishop Gates's address to convention: "To seek that gentle victory over fear and despair that Christians have always sought.  To claim salvation in sharing the reconciling ministry of Jesus Christ.  Now there's a vision statement:  a vision for our national decisions; a vision for our diocesan…
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Following is the text of the address given by Bishop Alan M. Gates on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, at the 231st annual convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts. Watch the video of the address here. Most of you know that, during our 18-year sojourn away from Massachusetts, my family and I…
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"We the Episcopal bishops in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts call for a vigil period of intense prayer from noon on All Saints Sunday, Nov. 6 through noon on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8.  The particulars of such prayer in our congregations will vary according to local parish traditions and…
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Welcome to the live Webcast of our 231st annual Diocesan Convention, taking place Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4 and 5 at the Holiday Inn in Mansfield.Friday, Nov. 4:Please use this link to join us on Friday, Nov. 4: https://zoom.us/j/227778173 Saturday, Nov. 5:Please use this link to join us on…
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Undeterred by rain, the hardy group of walkers gathers at Holy Nativity, Northborough…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:Oct. 24, 2016Dear Friends and Colleagues,We are saddened to inform you of the death of the Rev. Kendrick H. Child on Oct. 14, 2016. Kendrick served at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston, St. Paul’s Church in Malden and at the former…
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This year’s Diocesan Convention is being called to embrace brave change as it considers a proposed new mission strategy for the Episcopal Church in eastern Massachusetts.Clergy and delegates representing the congregations of the diocese will gather for the annual event Friday-Saturday, Nov. 4-5 at…
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Bishop Alan M. Gates has appointed the Rev. Dr. Karen Coleman to serve as the acting Episcopal chaplain at Boston University.She succeeds the Rev. Dr. Cameron Partridge, who has been the Episcopal chaplain at Boston University (BU) since the fall of 2011.  Partridge has accepted a new call to…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:Oct. 18, 2016Dear Friends and Colleagues,We are saddened to inform you of the death of The Rev. Brian J. P. Murdoch on Oct. 16, 2016, in Vineyard Haven.Brian was serving as priest-in-charge at Grace Church, Vineyard Haven. He was ordained to…