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It's Wednesday evening and dinner is about to be served at St. Bartholomew's Church in Cambridge."Chicken and beans and rice tonight," an enthusiastic greeter called out to an approaching visitor on a recent Wednesday.  The church's red doors were wide open.Inside the church's small kitchen,…
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On Thursday, Oct. 31, young adults from four communities will gather at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul to celebrate an All Hallows' liturgy, followed by a dance party on the front steps of the church."All Hallows' is an incredibly rich spiritual tradition," said The Crossing's Isaac Everett. "In…
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Preparations are underway for the Church of St. John the Evangelist in Duxbury to launch its first adult mission trip, Oct. 12-19, 2013, to El Hogar in Honduras.   A service team of nine adult members of St. John’s will travel to Tegucigalpa, Honduras, to work with the children at El Hogar primary…
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Grace Church New Bedford…
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Trinity Church in Haverhill is hard at work with other churches and with Team Haverhill, a local volunteer civic organization, to rebuild the run-down Portland Street Playground.  According to the Rev. Jane Bearden, Rector of Trinity Church, the playground has long been abandoned by the city and is…
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St. Cyprian’s Church, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, began in a small parlor…
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St. Peter's Church in Beverly is celebrating  its 150th anniversary this year.  In thanksgiving for 150 years in Beverly, the parish set a goal of raising $3,000 to purchase 150 backpacks for Beverly Bootstraps "Back to School Bonanza." Every year, Beverly Bootstraps supplies more than 700 filled…
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It has been more than nine months since Sandy tore through the East Coast, devastating many communities along the mid-Atlantic and causing damage as far north as Maine. There are thousands of homes that are still in need of repair, and the clean-up efforts are ongoing. Rebuilding these coastal…
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The Parish of the Messiah in the Newton village of Auburndale welcomed Tinka Perry, the diocesan coordinator for Episcopal Relief & Development, as a guest speaker at a recent Sunday morning service. She discussed the charge to Christians to seek and serve Christ in all persons, and to strive for…
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Every year, more than four million people gather in Relay for Life events in more than 20 countries, raising some $400 million for cancer research and support.  In honor of Bishop Tom Shaw, who is undergoing treatment for brain cancer diagnosed in May, a team of 40 people from parishes in the Lower…