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The diocese’s Congregational Consultants are sponsoring their annual Congregational Business Practices Workshop four times in February and March to give congregational leaders--especially those new to their roles--an exposure to the basics of good business practices in general, and Episcopal Church…
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A New England contingent of 19 people from the Episcopal dioceses of Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Maine traveled to Washington, D.C., in December for "Love God, Love Neighbor: Advocacy in Action"--a two-day training and advocacy initiative focused on how to engage with lawmakers about refugee and immigration policy reform.

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Entering into the new decade, the Life Together fellowship program in the Diocese of Massachusetts is marking the completion of its first 10 years and looking forward to what comes next. Though it's been 10 years in its current "Life Together" configuration, the program's origins go back even further to 1999 when the diocese's 10-month residential internship program, The Micah Project, was founded to offer young adults the opportunity to live in community, serve through urban ministry and justice work, and reflect upon their life work and purpose.

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[Episcopal News Service] The military conflict between the United States and Iran that began when President Donald Trump ordered the assassination of a top Iranian general on Jan. 3 escalated on Jan. 7, as Iran retaliated with missile strikes on military bases housing American troops in Iraq. The…
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The bishops of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts issued on Jan. 6, 2020, the following statement condemning violence against Jews and extending solidarity with the Jewish community. We deplore and condemn the recent surge in violent attacks on members of the Jewish community in New York and…
In the News
The city of Lawrence has been publicly maligned for years. Media reports emphasize gangs, crime and the 2018 gas explosions that devastated the community and forced thousands of families out of their homes for months. Lilli Leggio, an art teacher at Esperanza Academy,a tuition-free, independent…
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St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Weston made the decision this fall to make a substantial donation to WATCH Community Development Corporation, a local nonprofit organization. Waltham Alliance for Teaching, Community Organizing & Housing, a Waltham-based group, offers adult education classes and…
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On Friday, Dec. 6, about 80 people met at St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church on Springdale Avenue to assemble 150 care kits for clients of Boston Health Care for the Homeless. The kits contained socks, gloves, personal care products, snacks and handwritten holiday cards. The program was part of the…
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Aja Jackson has joined the diocesan staff in the position of accountant in the Treasurer's Office.

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After a 30-year postulancy that may well be among the longest on record, and with a vocational commitment "long in the making and long in the testing," as a seminary advisor once described it, the Rev. Gayle Pershouse Vaughan was at last ordained a transitional deacon on Nov. 10 of this year at the Parish of the Epiphany in Winchester, her home parish for the past 15 years.