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Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem Join Bishop Gayle E. Harris and the Rev. Manny Faria for “Encounters in the Holy Land,” a mission pilgrimage in Israel and Palestine, Oct. 17-28, 2022.  The mission pilgrimage will be led by licensed tour guide Iyad Qumri, a member of…
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The following message with COVID-19 requirements and recommendations was sent to congregational and diocesan leadership on Nov. 15, 2021.

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The climate crisis, racial justice and a renewed mission strategy were among the top agenda items at the annual Diocesan Convention, held online Nov. 12-13 under the theme “Members One of Another,” taken from Romans 12:5 and an invitation to celebrate and explore interdependence as members of the Body of Christ.

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Following is the prepared text of the address given by Bishop Alan M. Gates at the 236th annual Diocesan Convention on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. A video recording will be posted soon.

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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:

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Two Diocese of Massachusetts congregations recently participated in The Episcopal Church’s “Genesis II: Re-Vision and Renew”--a ministry redevelopment initiative strengthening parishes for what can be the challenging, yet exciting, work of launching new ministries in their neighborhoods.  “We have…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice.

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The Rev. H. Mark Smith has announced that he will be retiring as missioner for youth and young adult ministries for the diocese, effective Jan. 30, 2022.  Smith served the diocesan Office of Youth Ministries as deacon for five years before joining the diocesan staff in 2014 as director of youth ministries.  During his tenure, the scope of the office has expanded to include young adult ministries as well.

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The climate crisis, racial justice and a renewed mission strategy are at the top of the agenda, as the annual Diocesan Convention prepares to gather next month, deliberating under the theme "Members One of Another," taken from Romans 12:5 and an invitation to celebrate and explore interdependence…
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The Young Adult Advisory Committee, along with Life Together and campus ministries in the Diocese of Massachusetts, and the Young Adult Network of the Diocese of Western Massachusetts invite young adults to a retreat with the theme "Learning to Walk with God in the World" and focusing on…