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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…
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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…
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Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) in Cambridge will cease to grant degrees at the end of the upcoming academic year, the seminary’s board of trustees decided July 21 on a 11-4 vote, according to an EDS news release. No faculty or staff members will be laid off during the upcoming academic year, and…
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The Mystic Valley Area branch of the NAACP has announced that the Rev. Noah Evans, Rector of Grace Episcopal Church of Medford, will receive the first Community Service Award named after its esteemed first branch president, Wallace H. Kountze.Click the link above to read the full story.
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The Rev. Tim Crellin of St. Stephen's Church in Boston participated in the July 14 live forum "5 on Race in Boston" hosted by WCVB Channel 5, sharing how access to jobs can change lives and asking about the rights of young people of color during interactions with police.Click the link above to view…
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About 50 people gathered on Main Street in Sandwich on July 13 to hold a candlelight vigil after the shootings in Baton Rouge, Dallas and St. Paul the previous week.  The Rev. Thomas Ferguson of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Sandwich spoke before the crowd and noted that in his short time as…
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Lynn is trying to bridge the divide between the community and the police through conversation. The Essex County Community Organization (ECCO) held a community vigil and training at Bethel AME Church on July 12. Religious leaders, residents, police officers and children came together to discuss what…
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The online dating service Christian Mingle is now open to same-sex searches, and some are saying it's a victory for the church as the whole. "It might seem like a trivial thing that this Christian website is opening up," the Rev. Jeff Mello of St. Paul's Church in Brookline explained, "but that…