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The Rev. Elibariki Phillip Kutta came to Grace Episcopal Church in North Attleboro through a series of unexpected events that brought him from Tanzania to the Boston area.Kutta became the parish's supply priest last July, and took on the role of priest-in-charge on Jan. 1.Kutta was born in…
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For 130 years, Grace Episcopal Church in Medford has been honorably served by its 1885 Hook and Hastings pipe organ.Earlier this month, for the first time since its installation, the organ was completely dismantled piece-by-piece and sent to David E. Wallace and Co. organ builders in Gorham, Maine…
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Jobs, not jails. That’s the focus of the Justice Reinvestment Act in Massachusetts and elsewhere. And Sunday, one of the program’s co-founders, Mass. state Rep. Byron Rushing, visited St. Stephen’s Memorial Episcopal Church to talk about that, and other things.Rushing, the House majority whip,…
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Christian leaders from various traditions led an Armenian vespers service Thursday evening at Trinity Church in Copley Square to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the killings of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks.The service — whose leaders included Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Protestant, and…
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Grace Episcopal Church last weekend held a commissioning service for its former rector, the Rev. Maryalice Sullivan and her husband John.The Rt. Rev. Bishop Alan Gates, the bishop of the Massachusetts diocese, joined with the new church leader, the Rev. Phillip Kutta, to bless the couple, who are…
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All dogs are welcome at the Perfect Paws Pet Ministry, a special service offered once a month at All Saints Episcopal Church of the North Shore in Danvers.“My goal is not to fill the pews,” said the Rev. Marya DeCarlen, pastor at All Saints in Danvers. “My goal is to set the hearts of the folks…
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Dressed in robes for worship, and costumes from biblical times, the three congregations of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Grace Episcopal Church and First Baptist Church gathered in Medford Square on Palm Sunday, March 29, to bless palms as each church begins Holy Week.For decades, Grace…
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Few corners of the country have received as much snow overload as Boston and its environs, where  aging transportation systems and inadequate snow-removal budgets brought normal life to a virtual halt over a period of weeks. Members of  First Lutheran (ELCA) of Malden discovered the benefits of…
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When Rev. Edgar Gutierrez-Duarte arrived in Chelsea in 2007, there was a small closet with a few rows of non-perishable food items in the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church that Father Edgar’s predecessor had left behind and had sometimes handed out to the hungry.It had been an act of service that was…
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With snow and bitter cold blanketing the city, local churches are opening new daytime shelters for the homeless who left Boston Harbor's Long Island. WGBH Radio’s Anne Mostue brings us this story on the continuing response to the city's homeless crisis. Click the link above to listen to the story…