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This year's Diocesan Convention got a nudge toward reimagining the church--one of the diocesan mission strategy's three thematic planks--from young adults who have been working together as a task force over the past year to formulate recommendations to help the church more fully engage them and their peers. 

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The Diocese of Massachusetts mission strategy calls our diocesan community to embrace brave change by reimagining our congregations, building our relationships and engaging our world. The mission strategy is an invitation to every congregation. This video highlights three examples of how local…
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The Barbara C. Harris Camp and Conference Center in Greenfield, N.H., will receive a little over $300,000 under an Oct. 30 settlement agreement, bringing to a close the embezzlement case involving the center's former bookkeeper, Beverly Morello, which has been in progress for nearly two years. The…
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Photos from the 2019 Diocesan Convention held Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Back Bay Events Center and Emmanuel Church, Boston.

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Video and text of the address given by Bishop Alan M. Gates on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at the 234th annual convention of the Diocese of Massachusetts.

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In a powerful message preached on Boston Common in April 2019, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry proclaimed the power of following Jesus in the way of love.  This Diocese of Massachusetts video premiered at our annual Diocesan Convention on Nov. 2, 2019, to help us continue to reflect and act on the seven spiritual practices Presiding Bishop Curry invites us to take on to support us on our journey.

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Diocesan Convention proceedings at the Back Bay Events Center will be webcast live on Saturday, Nov. 2. Click on the link below and then follow onscreen instructions to join the webcast: https://zoom.us/j/956875686 If you are a new Zoom user, you will be prompted to download and run Zoom, which…
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The slender white steeple of Old North Church is a cherished symbol of American freedom, the place where two signal lanterns dispatched Paul Revere on his famous 1775 ride to warn the colonists of approaching British troops. But it’s also a symbol of something else — an American reckoning. New…
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Bishop Alan M. Gates notified the clergy and wardens in the Diocese of Massachusetts on Oct. 25 of the following clergy disciplinary matter. On Oct. 23, the Buffalo News reported that the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo has added the Rev. Ramon Aymerich to its list of clergy and former clergy…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice: Oct. 25, 2019 Dear Friends and Colleagues, We are saddened to inform you of the death of the Rev. Robert D. Landreth in Danvers, Massachusetts, on Oct. 19, 2019. Bob retired here in 1999 following many years of service in the Diocese of…