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The Rev. Cheryl Minor and the Rev. Paul Minor celebrated 20 years of ordained ministry at All Saints' Church in Belmont on Sunday, Sept. 17. The husband and wife co-rectors were honored with a service and festive luncheon that included time for the congregation to share memories of how God has been…
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Four years after they first began delivering brown-bag lunches to local children, volunteers at the Food for Kids program at the Church of the Holy Spirit in Orleans are planning to serve 35,000 meals this summer, reaching kids in all eight towns of lower/outer Cape Cod. Food for Kids helps fill…
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[Ascension Memorial Church news release]:  Ascension Memorial Church (31 County Street) in Ipswich will be offering a celebratory Ascension Day service, open to all and led by the Rt. Rev. Gayle E. Harris, Bishop Suffragan, on Thursday, May 25, at 8 p.m.  Ascension Day 2017 will be a…
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St. Luke’s Church in Scituate is buzzing with new ideas for creation care. The St. Luke's church school has led the way for the church’s many bee-centric initiatives, and the parish has big plans for involving the wider Scituate community in the future, according to Kitty Marrone, St. Luke’s chair…
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St. Stephen's Church in Boston hosted a March 7 community hearing with Boston City Council members on a resolution affirming sanctuary status for Boston Public Schools (BPS).  About 200 people filled the church sanctuary, according to a St. Stephen's Church news release, with students,…
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It has been one year since Episcopalians at St. John’s Church in Beverly Farms formed the Syrian Refugee Mission of the North Shore and began collecting warm clothing and supplies for Syrians living in refugee camps.Since then, the shipments collected at St. John’s have grown to include school and…
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Grace Chapel in Brockton will celebrate its sixth anniversary as a ministry in the Diocese of Massachusetts on Sunday, Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church (900 Main Street) in Brockton.  Bishop Alan M. Gates will be the celebrant. Grace Chapel began with a small group of…
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It's a July Monday, the first day of this year's Kids in Community summer day camp program at St. Stephen's Church in Lynn, and things are already in high gear.  Some of the kids are doing indoor activities, some have overtaken the nearby Lynn Common for a boisterous game of Red Rover and…
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St. Dunstan’s Church in Dover has long been one of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts’ standard-bearers for creation care initiatives, and now the parish has signed on to a national commitment to further reduce the size of its carbon footprint.The St. Dunstan’s vestry voted in late April to…
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The Rev. Malia Crawford on Friday, March 4 found an upsetting scene outside the Church of Our Saviour in Arlington, where she is the rector. The church’s "Black Lives Matter" banner had been defaced. A slash was cut through the word “Black” and the vandal had added the words “Police lives matter…