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Members of 40 congregations, representing 11 of the diocese's 12 geographic deaneries, gathered at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston on Sept. 22 for the first-ever diocesan Ministry Network Showcase, organized as a day of "short talks with big messages and lots of resource sharing."…
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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 Diocesan Youth Council members at the kick-off retreat at the Barbara C. Harris Camp and Conference Center in September 2018. People of the Diocese of Massachusetts are used to seeing young people at the…
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[Episcopal City Mission News Release]:  On Sept. 15, Episcopal City Mission (ECM) hosted a day-long training on “Faith-Rooted Organizing.” About 60 people attended, coming from many different Episcopal churches, the Life Together fellowship program and grassroots organizations. ECM’s Faith…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice: Oct. 9, 2018 Dear Clergy, We are saddened to inform you of the death of the Rev. F. Washington (Tony) Jarvis III in Lincoln, Massachusetts, on Oct. 7, 2018. From 1976 until his death Tony served as priest associate at the Parish of All…
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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.