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This year's annual Diocesan Convention promises celebration in addition to the usual legislative business as it gets set to consider the admission of two new mission congregations and also marks the 30th anniversary of the historic election of the first woman to become a bishop in the Anglican…
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Courtesy Photo Current DYC mentors and members at the kick-off retreat at the Barbara C. Harris Camp and Conference Center in September. People of the Diocese of Massachusetts are used to seeing young people at the microphone at…
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Diane Pound, who has served as executive assistant to Bishop Alan M. Gates for the past four years, has announced that she will be moving to California at the end of the year to be closer to her daughter and soon-to-be son-in-law in the Los Angeles area.  She joined the diocesan staff in…
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The diocesan community celebrated new ministry and the installation of the Very Rev. Amy E. McCreath as the ninth dean of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston on Sept. 29, 2018.

Listen to audio of Bishop Alan M. Gates's sermon here.

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Sermon by Bishop Alan M. Gates at the celebration of new ministry and installation of the Very Rev. Amy E. McCreath as ninth dean of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston, Sept. 29, 2018.

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As of Sept. 30, Laura Walta, who has served as the project director for global mission for five years, has retired. "Laura has been instrumental in creating an infrastructure for our diocesan mission relationships and ministries beyond the U.S.," Bishop Gayle E. Harris said.  "Her faithful…
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Hallelujah, Anyhow!, Bishop Barbara C. Harris's new memoir, written with Kelly Brown Douglas and out this month from Church Publishing Inc., arrives just in time to mark the 30th anniversary of Harris's historic Sept. 24, 1988, election as the first female bishop in the worldwide Anglican Communion.

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In the aftermath of the natural gas system crisis that caused explosions, fires and emergency evacuations in the Merrimack Valley on Thursday, Sept. 13, all three Episcopal churches and one Episcopal school in the affected communities--Christ Church in Andover, St. Paul's Church in North Andover…
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Imagine having to walk nine hours to the doctor’s office while sick, or bringing your toddler to work where they have to sit in a smoke-filled kitchen for eight to 10 hours a day. Imagine being a young student living at a boarding school where the bathing facilities are a bucket of cold water and a…
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Bridget K. Wood has been hired as communications assistant on the diocesan staff.  She started in her new position on Sept. 5.