Bishop Alan M. Gates has announced his call for the election of his successor to take place in 2024. Gates has served since 2014 as the 16th bishop of the Diocese of Massachusetts and plans to retire at the end of next year at age 66.
Surrendered guns got a new, more peaceful purpose at an event at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on Wednesday that took inspiration from a Bible verse.
“It’s a change for an instrument with the potential for tremendous harm to an instrument of nurturing,” said Bishop James Curry,…
Amidst the Patriots' Day holiday weekend in full swing in a city crowding up with tens of thousands of visitors on the eve of the Boston Marathon, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry came to Boston to celebrate Old North Church's 300th year. He preached rousing "God is love!" messages at two April 16 services that were as much about reckoning and recommitment as they were remembrance, and which sought to shine new light on the ideals of liberty and justice for all.
The refugee fleeing war-torn lands. The parent numbed by schoolchild massacre. The COVID-weary in every home and workplace.
The friendship which has healed a loss. The treatment which has healed a wound. The miracle of the emergent daffodil.
Amidst our losses, large and small, come our…
"When [the] Rev. Scott Ciosek started 'The Bridge: A Center for Hope and Healing,' a nonprofit based out of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in 2015, he hoped to expand mental health into a region he found had 'less access' compared to other areas of the commonwealth.
“'So many people in this…