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After two years of uncertainty and feelings of isolation and disconnect, members of the Social Justice Group of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church wanted to not only find a way to bring people together, but to raise awareness about all people subject to prejudice and injustice, especially considering…
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The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice.

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The following letter expands upon the COVID-19 guidelines sent by the bishops on March 7, 2022, which take effect on April 1, 2022.

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The bishops issued the following statement on March 23, 2022, calling for prayer and for ingatherings for the Episcopal Relief & Development Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund, on Sundays, April 3 and 10.

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The following information from the bishops and Standing Committee, regarding a COVID Respite for church employees, was sent to clergy and congregational and diocesan leadership on March 22, 2022.  A Spanish translation is available here; a language translator function also is available on this…
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The Diocesan Youth Council gathered a group of middle and high school peers for a day-long retreat on Saturday, March 19, hosted at the Parish of the Epiphany in Winchester. It was their first in-person gathering since the pandemic began two years ago. About 10 congregations were represented among those in attendance.

DYC organizers and adult mentors present at the retreat said the day was about re-centering, finding belonging, thinking beyond one's own personal experiences and doing something actionable to help others.

In the News
Around 60 people showed up at St. Barnabas’s to take part in an event called “Families Together Support Ukraine,” organized by The Coalition for Children, a support program based in Falmouth and Mashpee for kids and their families.
Reflections

Constance Perry and Carol Morehead of the Racial Justice Commission's Subcommittee on Reparations share, in their own words, what's drawn them to engage in hard, holy work toward reparations. 

Diocesan News

The Office of the Bishop has announced that the Rev. Edward M. Cardoza will now be serving full time, on an interim basis, as missioner for property stewardship on the diocesan staff, a role in which he has been serving part-time since September 2020.

Diocesan News
Last November’s Diocesan Convention adopted a resolution that 2022 be used as a year of study and discernment “in the name of repentance, reconciliation and accountability to the descendants of enslaved Africans and their communities.”   It also asked, in part, that the Racial Justice Commission…