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Every year in the Merrimack Valley, the Easter Vigil brings together six parishes. Acolytes and readers serve together, and the parish organists take turns providing the accompaniment for a combined choir of up to 50 voices--most of whom don’t often get the chance to sing in such a large group…
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On a typical week, Emmanuel Church on Newbury Street in Boston has more than 1,500 people come through its doors for a variety of services, both religious and secular. Constructed in 1861, Emmanuel Church is a historic building with historic preservation needs. To meet some of these needs,…
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In many parish halls and entryways this time of year sit decorated trees that serve as reminders to give to others this Christmas season and to keep in mind those less fortunate. Some are draped in socks, mittens, hats and scarves, looking like a festive coat rack. Others are hung with gift tags or…
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Courtesy Photo The Rev. Canon Tina Rathbone (standing, far right) with members of the Boston Advisory Council on Ending Homelessness. Every other Wednesday, a council made up of 13 people who are either currently homeless, or…
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Grace Chapel invites the diocesan community on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 10 a.m. for a celebration of its eighth anniversary.  Grace Chapel hopes to be able to also celebrate its admission into the diocese as a mission congregation, which the Diocesan Convention will consider on Nov. 3. Grace Chapel, an…
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The people of St. Mary’s Church in Dorchester will soon see themselves featured on video via Facebook as part of St. Mary’s “Digital Evangelism Campaign”--a series of five videos highlighting their diversity and their community as well as the different ministries that the church has to offer, from…
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Dover Unplugged, a new community-focused event series at St. Dunstan’s Church, had a successful launch the first week in February.  Designed with the entire community in mind, Dover Unplugged provides a chance for community members to unplug and enjoy the company of friends and neighbors.

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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…