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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, educators,…
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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 people…
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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 another…
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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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Tish Miller The Rev. Christine Elliott, Calvary Church (United Methodist), The Rev. Jill Small, Park Avenue Congregational Church, The Rev. Sue Fisher Seeger, Church of Our Saviour, The Rev. Marta Flanagan, First Parish (Unitarian), The Rev. Malia…
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Courtesy St. Barnabas's, Falmouth, after one of last winter's record-breaking storms. As December's mild temperatures give way to single-digit January nights, new and longstanding ministries are responding to the issue of…
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St. Andrew’s Church has grown a parish Advent tradition into an event that its wider community in Ayer and beyond looks forward to every year.  The church first held its "In a Manger" exhibit of Nativity scenes in 2002. The exhibit was staged by Carolyn Smith, a parishioner who wanted to find a way…
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On Sunday, Nov. 29, the Parish of the Messiah in Auburndale and Trinity Parish of Newton Centre will merge.  The two congregations will join together permanently at Trinity Parish on the corner of Centre and Homer Streets in Newton Centre, according to a joint release from the parishes.&nbsp…
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St. Luke’s-San Lucas Church in Chelsea and El Hogar Ministries are welcoming a special guest this week. Eduardo Bennett, a graduate of El Hogar and formerly of the Honduran national soccer team, is visiting North America in support of El Hogar.  Bennett will headline a community night at St…