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Construction crews succeeded on Oct. 7 in hoisting the new Grace Church steeple framework into place at the top of the church’s bell tower.  They had managed to install metal braces connecting the top and bottom halves of the Douglas fir framework, which had proven troublesome the day before. A…
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Loud music and bright colors can make church an uncomfortable place for autistic children—a reality that led St. John’s Church to offer a sensory-friendly service tailored for kids on the autism spectrum and their families.  Geared toward kids three years old and up, the program aims to create a…
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The House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church has issued "A Word to the Church for the World" lamenting "the stark joylessness that marks our present time" and decries "angry political rhetoric which rages while fissures widen within society along racial, economic, educational, religious, cultural…
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After spending the summer conducting weekly services in the adjoining Judith Clarke Center for Peace and Justice, the parishioners of St. Peter's Episcopal Church will soon gather in their newly renovated worship space for the first time since an extensive renovation project began earlier this…
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The new garden outside Saint Peter's Episcopal Church sparkled on Sunday afternoon, a small sea of red, pink, purple and green.The Rev. Scott A. Ciosek smiled to see something beautiful and alive replace a dilapidated playground that was becoming the eyesore off Elm Street.It might be the perfect…
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The Rev. Samuel T. Lloyd III, longtime rector of Trinity Church in Copley Square, announced this week he will retire in June after two tours totalling nearly two decades as leader of the historic church.In a letter to the congregation released Monday evening, Lloyd, 66, said he had suffered…
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Sean Leonard is happy to be in Dover, and just as happy to be back in Patriot Nation. Leonard, who was born and raised in Mansfield, returned to the area earlier this month as the new rector of St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church.He comes from St. Mark’s Church in Orchard Park, N.Y., better known as the…
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For six summer weeks, 160 teenagers and 550 younger kids convene at six locations to eat breakfast and then get to work. And to have fun. Language arts, math and science, lots of reading and technology, and the arts. Then they’re off to the museum, the park, or the aquarium.It’s called B-SAFE:…
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"Sustainable Westford" on Westford Community Access TV highlights the SNAP Bonus Bucks program, to which St. Mark's Church is a contributor.  Bonus Bucks supplements SNAP federal food benefits so that families receiving them can shop at the Westford Farmers Market.  Hunger is not restricted to…
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Among the Brockton Enterprise's "Three Good Things that Happened Locally" feature is St. Andrew's Church in Hanover and the annual day out it hosts for women from Rosie's Place shelter in Boston. There’s some time at Humarock Beach in Scituate, lunch at the church and an invitation to browse racks…