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The November 2015 pilgrimage to the Holy Land with Bishop Gayle E. Harris and Bishop Alan M. Gates is now fully booked. Those seeking pilgrimage opportunities may be interested in two upcoming trips organized by parishes in the diocese. A spring 2016 pilgrimage to the Holy Land, “Israel…
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On Sunday, July 26, St. James's Church, at 1991 Massachusetts Avenue, in Porter Square, Cambridge, will celebrate 150 years of ministry with a 9:30 a.m. worship service presided over by Bishop Alan M. Gates.  Then at 11:30 a.m., Charles Sullivan, Executive Director of the Cambridge Historical…
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Bishop Gates at Trinity, Concord Trinity Church in Concord opened its new parish house on the church’s 130th anniversary, May 31.  Bishop Alan M. Gates joined the parish for the anniversary celebration and to dedicate the new parish house. The Rev. Tony Buquor has served as…
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St. Barnabas's Church in Falmouth is marking its 125th anniversary with a full year of special events, with a high point on June 11, when the parish will welcome Bishop Alan M. Gates and dedicate a new labyrinth. Gates will celebrate and preach at a special anniversary service, followed by dinner…
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"BE YOU" is the name of a new high school group at St. Stephen's Church in Lynn seeking to provide a safe, fun and supportive space for LGBTQ+ teens and their straight allies. Dan Bell, a second-year Life Together fellow, started the group this past winter with support from youth minister Jason…
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Grace Church in North Attleboro is reaching out to the community to help keep the World War II Memorial Swimming Pool open this summer while honoring fallen veterans.The Rev. Phillip Kutta will be conducting a special church service at Grace Church on Sunday, May 31 at 10 a.m., with music, prayers,…
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St. Mary’s Church in Dorchester on April 8 hosted State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry for a "Meet Our Legislator" Event coordinated with Episcopal City Mission (ECM) to provide parishioners with a time to meet, hear from and ask questions of their local legislator.Cl …
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The Evensong Choir from Christ Church in Cambridge departed on April 9 for its second international tour. The tour will include singing in some of Europe’s most famous cathedrals. The choir will be directed by its founder, Dr. Stuart Forster, and accompanied by Michael S. Murray. The group will…
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Mayor Ed Murray of Seattle picked up a paintbrush at St. Stephen's Church in Boston on Saturday, March 21 and got to work, in fulfillment of a Super Bowl agreement made between mayors to do a service project in the winning team's locale.  Murray and his host for the day, Mayor Martin J. Walsh of…
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Everything old becoming new again was the refrain of the day as Bishop Alan M. Gates joined the congregation and community of St. Luke's-San Lucas Church in Chelsea on Feb. 21 to celebrate the completion of major building renovations, and to rededicate the refreshed parish hall in memory of the…