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Christ Church in Swansea is partnering with Vet to Vet/Boston, an all-volunteer nonprofit veterans organization, to host a free coffee hour for veterans on the first Saturday of each month in the church hall from 8 to 9:30 a.m., beginning on Saturday, March 7. All veterans are welcome. …
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At St. Peter's Church-Iglesia San Pedro in Salem, there is a tradition--dating back to the building's origins in the 1800s--in which members of the congregation climb up to the bell tower and sign the doors with their name and the year of their signing. This tradition led to the congregation's…
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The Church of Our Saviour in Middleborough is continuing with a special worship service geared towards families and children with special needs, held on the first Sunday of every month. "Our prayer is that Church of Our Saviour can be a [place of] stress-free worship for our families and an affirming, accepting space for the children," the rector, the Rev. David Milam, explained in an e-mail.

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This interfaith family began when the two congregations started sharing facilities at Emmanuel in 2004.  Since then, the two congregations have gone beyond sharing facilities to sharing their faith journeys together through collaborative programming, which they facilitate through the Emmanuel Center, the programmatic partnership of Central Reform Temple and Emmanuel Church. Over the weekend of Nov. 15-17, the two congregations held ceremonies of affirmation during the Friday evening Shabbat service and the Sunday morning Eucharist, to raise up and celebrate their covenant agreement.

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St. Peter's Church is trying a new kind of worship with its new "Dinner Church" program. This worship experience involves people gathering together to prepare and share a meal, along with a contemporary Eucharistic prayer and service...

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In a diocesan news article in October, readers learned about some of the congregations of the diocese with partnerships in Haiti that are continuing despite ongoing protests and unrest. One of these parishes was Christ Church in South Hamilton, which had a group scheduled to go on a mission trip to…
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On Sunday, Oct. 20, St. Michael's Church in Milton dedicated and blessed a new stained glass window in the church, in honor of the "Women of St. Michael's." The "Women of St. Michael's" was a parish group originally formed in the 1960's to "give a unified structure and identity to women's…
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Starting on Oct. 27, the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston will be transformed into an art gallery through Dec. 6, as it hosts the traveling art exhibition, "ABRAHAM: Out of One, Many."  The exhibit's title plays off of the Latin motto "E pluribus unum" / "Out of many, one," and it is an…
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In parish news in April, readers learned about a 16-foot mural that was painted by artist Martha Bancroft in 1971 for the chancel wall of the former Parish of the Messiah in Auburndale. When Messiah merged with Trinity Church in Newton Centre in 2015, the mural was removed and was in need of a new home.

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On May 29, Grace Church in North Attleborough held an anti-bullying panel discussion as part of its "Community Conversations," a project to hold conversations of relevance at the church, intended for the entire community.