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The first-ever Ministry Network Showcase will bring the diocesan community together to learn about and be inspired by ministries that model ways for embracing brave change through reimagining congregations, building relationships and engaging the world. It is scheduled to take place on Saturday,…
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Statement from Bishop Gayle E. Harris I am very aware of the dismay resulting from my statements on the floor of the House of Bishops at the General Convention in July relating to Israel and Palestine. For my entire adult life I have maintained that the State of Israel must exist, with safe…
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Bishop Alan M. Gates has announced the appointment of the Rev. Kelly A. O'Connell as the regional canon for the Southern Region of the Diocese of Massachusetts comprising the 56 congregations in the South Shore, Taunton River, Mt. Hope-Buzzards Bay, and Cape and Islands deaneries. She will be…
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The 233rd Annual Convention of the Diocese of Massachusetts will take place on Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Cape Cod Resort and Conference Center in Hyannis.  Additionally, convention-goers will have the option of attending a special dinner on Friday, Nov. 2 honoring Bishop Barbara C. Harris and…
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Bishop Alan M. Gates has announced the appointment of the Rev. Martha L. Hubbard to serve as a regional canon in the Diocese of Massachusetts, with two additional appointments to be made in upcoming weeks. Courtesy photo …
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[Episcopal News Service] Responding to Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s call to “Follow the Way of Jesus,” deputies and bishops at the 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church, meeting July 5-13 in Austin, Tex., acted on a record number of resolutions on key issues such as immigration,…
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The Mission Institute has announced the appointment of Myriam Hernandez Jennings as its new program director. Courtesy Photo Myriam Hernandez Jennings Hernandez…
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David R. Ames has been hired as executive assistant to Bishop Gayle E. Harris, beginning July 16.  He succeeds Vesta Scotland, who has been serving in the position in an interim capacity and will be leaving the staff on July 20 to pursue certification in the event and hospitality field. …
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Tom Hamel has been hired as controller and will join the diocesan staff starting July 31.  He succeeds former controller Charlie Jordan who left the position in May to become the investment coordinator for the Trustees of Donations. …
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Bishop Alan M. Gates has announced the hiring of Martha Shaughnessey Gardner to serve as missioner of networking and formation, a new position on the diocesan staff, beginning in early August. Courtesy Photo …