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A pastor is giving up his stimulus money to help fight food insecurity right in his own backyard. St. John's Episcopal Church Rev. John T. Beach broke ground last Saturday (April 24) on a community garden where harvested food will go toward fresh vegetables for the Saugus Food Pantry and needy…
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With food insecurity elevated in Massachusetts due to the pandemic, the annual Walk for Hunger raised more than $1 million as the event took place virtually again this year, according to organizers. For one group of walkers on Sunday, the event is their opportunity to give back to a program that…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:

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All three monks got their vaccines on Sunday. The same held true for the sole female nun who also resides at the Khmer Buddhist Temple on Highland Avenue. “I’m happy,” said Lompha Riph, a petite woman who shaves her head in a manner consistent with Buddhist tradition. A total of 68 people, most…
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The Church of Our Savior in Arlington is one of the five national winners of the Interfaith Power & Light (IPL) 2021 "Cool Congregations Challenge"--receiving the Energy Saver Award for replacing the rectory’s old oil furnace with new heat pumps, annually saving 15 tons of carbon dioxide and $1,700…
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Plans are emerging to create a community vegetable garden on property owned by St. John's Church in Saugus, after the Rev. John Beach, priest-in-charge at St. John’s, met with local resident and agricultural expert, Laura Eisner. …
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:

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The Rev. Will Mebane, rector of Saint Barnabas Memorial Episcopal Church in Falmouth, said the conviction Tuesday of former police officer Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd was no cause for celebration. “I don’t feel like celebrating," he said. "I don’t feel like cheering. I’m very sad…
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Bishop Alan M. Gates issued the following announcement on April 20 regarding his sabbatical leave, June 13-Oct. 11.

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As a task force explores opportunities for common mission between the Episcopal dioceses in the Commonwealth, a separate group is beginning work within the Diocese of Massachusetts to take a look at collaborations here—those that are already happening and new ones called for by changed and changing…