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On Sept. 13, 2018, explosions and fires caused by the over-pressurization of natural gas lines forced the emergency evacuations of thousands of people in three Merrimack Valley communities, affecting an estimated 10,000 households. For many in the 17 months since, the crisis may have faded from memory, but for people in the affected communities--including three Episcopal churches and one Episcopal school, Christ Church in Andover, St. Paul's Church in North Andover and Grace Church and Esperanza Academy in Lawrence--the work of restoration is ongoing and interfaith leaders continue to speak out about the need for equal access and the responsibility to care for creation and do things in a more sustainable and safe way.

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“Climate change is well underway,” Wen Stephenson told the audience seated in St. Andrews Episcopal Church’s office space. Behind him, slides projected quotes from Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” and images of activists blocking the path of a coal train. Just months before…
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There is a new face at the front desk directing calls and welcoming visitors to the cathedral and diocesan offices at 138 Tremont Street in Boston.  Glen Schultzberg started work as receptionist at the beginning of February.  He succeeds the Rev. Bob Greiner who served as receptionist since 2008…
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A series of one-hour online book groups is underway--inspired by diocesan mission strategy themes of reimagining congregations, building relationships and engaging the world.  How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi will be the focus of discussion on Wednesday, Feb. 19, from 7 to 8 p.m.   …
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For the congregation of Trinity Church in Stoughton, following in Jesus' footsteps means calculating their sanctuary's carbon footprint. The church is one of a growing number of houses of worship trying to do God's work on Earth and confront the global climate change crisis. Trinity's congregation…
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Columnist Troy Clarkson reflects on the "extraordinary coincidence" of two Will Mebanes in Falmouth, one an Episcopal priest and the other a fisheries scientist:  "They are two men from different backgrounds and different worlds. One a scientist and one a preacher. One white and one black. One…
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Historic Boston Inc. and architects Spencer, Sullivan & Vogt are advising the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts on historic preservation strategies for Ionic Hall and St. Luke’s Chapel (1901), two important Roxbury buildings that make up the parish of St. John St. James. Mindful of the havoc…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:

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People across the country, including in Massachusetts, will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service on Monday. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the national MLK day of service. In Hingham, some 400 volunteers have signed up to help with one project. The MLK meal…
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A cluster of bags hanging from a tree might seem strange, but it is part of a calculated community effort to keep the town warm during the long winter. Sunday school students at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church have put together bags of hats, gloves and snacks for those who might need them, joining a…