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At St. James's Church in Cambridge, work has begun to build a new parish hall as part of the preservation and redevelopment project underway, which, according to its website, will transform the church property while preserving the historic church sanctuary. Right now there is a big excavation hole next to the church, surrounded by a construction fence.

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Every three years, hundreds of Episcopal Church youth come together for the Episcopal Youth Event (EYE), an international gathering for worship, learning and fun. The next EYE will be hosted on the campus of Howard University, July 7-11, 2020, in partnership with Washington National Cathedral and…
Diocesan News
Last year's Diocesan Convention called for a task force to be formed to examine successful models of engagement of adults in their 20s and 30s, within and beyond the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts. The resulting 20-person task force is made up of people from across the diocese and…
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By the numbers, B-SAFE is nearly 700 city children and youth learning and having fun together in a safe community environment over five weeks in July and August at six Episcopal school and church sites in Boston's South End, Roxbury, Mattapan and Dorchester neighborhoods and in Chelsea--all with the support of 50-plus Episcopal churches from eight of the diocese's 12 deaneries, whose volunteers provide daily lunch and snacks, read books with the kids and organize Friday field trips.  It's also 150 teen jobs for counselors and junior counselors in training.

But the big number this year?  Twenty. 

Diocesan News

A police officer and a person who is homeless playing chess together isn’t something you would necessarily expect to see while walking down Tremont Street in downtown Boston. On the portico of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, however, this has become the new normal during the summer months thanks to the cathedral’s “Ministry of the Steps.”

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The bishops of the Diocese of Massachusetts invite all to gather to share stories and enjoy delicious foods from around the world at a free dinner event, "Honoring Refugees Among Us: Share a Meal, Share a Story," to take place on World Refugee Day, Thursday, June 20, 5 p.m., at the Church of the…
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Two vocational deacons and eight transitional deacons were ordained by Bishop Gayle E. Harris on Saturday, June 1 at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston.

In the News
Trinity Episcopal Church in Stoughton is sponsoring a “Blessing Box.” Like the “little library” boxes around town, these are popping up around communities to help those who struggle with food insecurity. Blessing Boxes don’t cure food insecurity, that’s for certain. But they are there to help those…
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Join Bishop Alan M. Gates and The Crossing congregation of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul for Boston's annual Pride Parade, from Copley Square to Boston City Hall Plaza, on Saturday, June 8. The Episcopal Church contingent will gather at the steps of Trinity Church in Copley Square Plaza at 11 a…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice: May 22, 2019 Dear Friends and Colleagues, We are saddened to inform you of the death of the Rev. John Alfred Fesq in Pinehurst, N.C., on April 30, 2019. John served as curate of Christ Church in Quincy from 1967 until 1969. In October of…