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Marcus Garraud remembers waking up and knowing that Santa came, and how excited he was to open presents on Christmas morning. As part of the Christmas Presents Project for Kids (CPPK) at St. Stephen’s Church in Lynn, he wants to help make sure that every child in Lynn has gifts to open on Christmas…
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On the nine evenings leading up to Christmas, one group of Episcopalians will be gathering in homes to sing, pray and share a meal. Gathering around a nativity scene, they will meditate and pray in preparation for Christmas. This is Las Posadas and the Novena, traditional Advent festivals from…
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All victims of violence from firearms will be acknowledged during a candlelit vigil in Falmouth at 6 p.m. on Dec. 14, the first anniversary of the 2012 tragedy in Newtown, Conn. that claimed 28 lives.The Saturday evening vigil is being organized by the new group Falmouth Gathers for Peace and…
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On Sunday, Nov. 17, about 50 people in the Charles River Deanery made more than 120 apple pies for Thanksgiving distribution at food pantries in the deanery.  Jean Strigham What began in 2008 as an activity for the…
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The Rev. Gareth Evans’s institution as rector of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Acton was a celebration that reached far beyond the walls of the church. In addition to celebrating the institution at the Nov. 20 service, Good Shepherd spotlighted its ministry and partnerships, and offered gifts…
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Sharing a Thanksgiving feast. What’s a Wahoo, you ask? The Turkey Wahoo is an annual Thanksgiving meal for students in the afterschool program at St. Stephen’s Church in Boston, along with their families, program staff and alumni.  This year the Parish of the Epiphany in…
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St. Michael's Church in Marblehead will be turning the clocks back to the early 1700's on Nov. 17, as it prepares to start a year-long celebration in honor of its 300th anniversary in 2014.The church will begin its tercentenary celebration events on Sunday, Nov. 17 with the first in a series of…
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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…