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On Nov. 2, 2018, the eve of its annual Diocesan Convention in Hyannis, the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts honored Bishop Barbara C. Harris and the 30th anniversary of her historic election in 1988 as the first woman to become a bishop in the worldwide Anglican Communion.
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The Diocesan Youth Council of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts celebrated the 20th anniversary of youth members being granted voice and vote at Diocesan Convention with a presentation at the Nov. 3, 2018, convention that featured past and present members and offered a challenge to the church…
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Photos from the 2018 Diocesan Convention and celebration honoring Bishop Barbara C. Harris's 30th election anniversary, Nov. 2-3 in Hyannis.

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The Rev. Christiaan A. Beukman has been appointed to serve as archdeacon, beginning Dec. 1.  He succeeds the Rev. W. Michael Hamilton, who has been serving as archdeacon for ordained vocations since 2015.

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Actions of the 233rd annual Diocesan Convention, held on Saturday, Nov. 2 in Hyannis, are available at www.diomass.org/diocesan-convention-2018, including resolutions in final form and election results. Video and text of Bishop Alan M. Gates's annual address to the convention are available here. …
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Following is the text of the address given by Bishop Alan M. Gates on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at the 233rd annual convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts.  Actions of the Diocesan Convention, including resolutions in final form, are available at www.diomass.org/diocesan-convention-2018…
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Proceedings of the 233rd annual Diocesan Convention will be webcast live on Saturday, Nov. 3. Click on the link below and then follow onscreen instructions to join the webcast: https://zoom.us/j/753384556 If you are a new Zoom user, you will be prompted to download and run Zoom, which should…
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The bishops of the two Episcopal dioceses in Massachusetts have issued the following statement, following a gunman's attack earlier in the day on the Pittsburgh Tree of Life synagogue. Dear People of the Episcopal…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice: Oct. 26, 2018 Dear Friends and Colleagues, We are saddened to inform you of the death of the Rev. Dwight Chapman Fortune in Providence, Rhode Island, on Oct. 21, 2018. Dwight was rector at St. John’s Church in Taunton from 1978 until 1989…
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Courtesy photo The Rev. Mark Edington Bishop Alan M. Gates offered the following response to the Oct. 20 election of the Rev. Mark Edington, the rector of St. John's Church in Newtonville, as bishop in charge…