Diocesan News

Diocesan News
Last fall, the Diocesan Convention adopted a new mission strategy that calls the people and congregations of the Diocese of Massachusetts to embrace brave change by reimagining congregations, building relationships and engaging the world.The Mission Strategy Implementation Organizing Team is now at…
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In this video, Bishop Alan M. Gates invites everyone to become more familiar with the new diocesan mission strategy and find their own connections to it and to its call to embrace brave change by reimagining our congregations, building our relationships and engaging our world:  How will we…
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The Cathedral Church of St. Paul (138 Tremont Street) in Boston will be a live viewing site for the May 16 webinar at 3 p.m., in which Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry and the president of the General Convention's House of Deputies, the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, will discuss this new initiative…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:Dear Friends and Colleagues,We are saddened to inform you of the death of the Rev. Donald T. Isaac on April 13, 2017. Donald served as curate at St. Mark’s Church, Westford for three years and as rector of Trinity Church, Rockland for 16…
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Bishop Alan M. Gates will lead a delegation of 13 young people and adults representing the Diocese of Massachusetts and its B-PEACE for Jorge antiviolence campaign to Chicago this month for "Unholy Trinity," a churchwide conference exploring the intersection of racism, poverty and gun violence. "I…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:Dear Friends and Colleagues,We are saddened to inform you of the death of the Rev. Frank D. Baker on April 5, 2017.  Frank served at Emmanuel Church, Boston; Emmanuel Church, West Roxbury; and St. Luke's Church, Hudson.A celebration of…
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The B-PEACE for Jorge campaign invites the diocesan community to join Bishop Alan M. Gates and other leaders in the diocese at the Mother’s Day Walk for Peace on Sunday, May 14. The walk is sponsored by the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute and is designed to raise awareness…
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Listen to the closing presentation by Bishop Alan M. Gates, along with remarks by the Rev. Arrington Chambliss of Episcopal City Mission and the closing litany from "Immigration and The Church 101: The Lord's Song in a Foreign Land," convened by the bishops on March 26 at the Cathedral Church…
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Listen to presentations by guest speakers Alexandra Pineros-Shields of the Essex County Community Organization; Marisa Howe, Esq. of Kids in Need of Defense (KIND); and Toni Machowsky, Esq., of Massachusetts Immigrant & Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA).  The presentations were given at …
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Listen to Bishop Gayle E. Harris's opening remarks at "Immigration and The Church 101: The Lord's Song in a Foreign Land," convened by the bishops on March 26 at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston as an opportunity for education and strategizing about the church's response and…