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Members of St. Anne's in-the-Fields Church in Lincoln have been leaving river rocks with painted messages of hope in random places around their communities in an attempt to spread hope and to thank essential workers during this trying time of pandemic. …
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Children at St. John's Church in Franklin made more than 80 cards to send to healthcare workers at multiple hospitals to thank them for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic, a gesture that did not go unappreciated by the staff at the hospitals. The team of church school teachers at St. John's…
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The Tuesday before Pentecost found the Rev. Nicholas Morris-Kliment in the memorial garden at Christ Church in Needham, where he is the rector, vested in red and, with red coffee cup in hand, sharing a word about the coming of the Holy Spirit. …
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One hundred and twenty pinwheels decorated the lawn of Grace Church in Newton for Pentecost this year, after the Rev. Regina Walton, the rector of Grace Church, and Rowan Larson, the minister for Christian formation, decided to begin a new tradition for Pentecost, as many of the usual ones couldn't…
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Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Johnna Fredrickson, who serves as interim director of education at Christ Church in Plymouth, had been folding origami figures to use in and around church classrooms to note changes in learning themes, but when the pandemic forced churches to move worship and activities online, making prayer cranes made sense as a parishwide activity.

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In the summer of 2018, when the dean of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in downtown Boston, the Very Rev. Amy E. McCreath, called the Rev. Stephen Harding, the soon-to-be rector of Grace Church in Vineyard Haven, on the island of Martha's Vineyard, to welcome him to the diocese and his new…
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In 2017, when members of the Church of the Redeemer in Chestnut Hill heard stories of school nurses and counselors keeping non-perishable food items in the trunks of their cars for kids who didn’t get enough food on the weekends, they decided to partner with the Centre Street Food Pantry in Newton…
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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.