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The new garden outside Saint Peter's Episcopal Church sparkled on Sunday afternoon, a small sea of red, pink, purple and green.The Rev. Scott A. Ciosek smiled to see something beautiful and alive replace a dilapidated playground that was becoming the eyesore off Elm Street.It might be the perfect…
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Kelsey Rice Bogdan is the executive director of Life Together, a leadership development and faith formation fellowship program for young adults. This will be Rice Bogdan's first program year as executive director. She sat down for a Q&A to share some of the opportunities presented by the 2016-2017…
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The Episcopal Boston Chinese Ministry was founded in 1981 at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul…
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The Rev. Samuel T. Lloyd III, longtime rector of Trinity Church in Copley Square, announced this week he will retire in June after two tours totalling nearly two decades as leader of the historic church.In a letter to the congregation released Monday evening, Lloyd, 66, said he had suffered…
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With the approaching culmination this fall of an election year that many have found to be especially vitriolic and divisive nationally, the bishops of the two Episcopal dioceses in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts are planning to come together as neighbors on Saturday, Oct. 22 to walk a route that…
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Sean Leonard is happy to be in Dover, and just as happy to be back in Patriot Nation. Leonard, who was born and raised in Mansfield, returned to the area earlier this month as the new rector of St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church.He comes from St. Mark’s Church in Orchard Park, N.Y., better known as the…
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Those planning to run for election to a diocesan position or submitting a resolution to Diocesan Convention have until Sept. 9 to do so.All nominations, resolutions, proposed constitutional and canonical amendments and committee reports are due in the diocesan Office of Convention and Council by…
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Although St. Stephen’s Youth Programs (SSYP) began at St. Stephen’s Church in the South End of Boston 17 years ago, its programs, including B-SAFE and B-PEACE, have rarely stayed within the four walls of a church.From lively celebrations in local parks, to field trips to sites across the city and…
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It's a July Monday, the first day of this year's Kids in Community summer day camp program at St. Stephen's Church in Lynn, and things are already in high gear.  Some of the kids are doing indoor activities, some have overtaken the nearby Lynn Common for a boisterous game of Red Rover and another…
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The diocesan mission strategy drafting team has released its draft and now invites the diocesan community’s response—in person, online or by phone—between Aug. 9 and Aug. 22.  The draft mission strategy is posted at www.diomass.org/new-mission-strategy…