TELLING THE STORY OF OUR DIOCESE

Our Church’s commitment to the environment – the GREENGRACE Roadshow
Our Church’s commitment to the environment – the GREENGRACE Roadshow

Did you know that our GREENGRACE team is happy to send a representative to your church to help the congregation and individuals become better environmental stewards? The team can perform and environmental audit, connect you to creation care projects in your area, help you discern your call to environmental stewardship and more!

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The Church of the Holy Covenant, Part II
The Church of the Holy Covenant, Part II

Looking at the sprawling campus of the Johns Hopkins Hospital today, it is hard to imagine that the little Church of the Holy Covenant was once in the middle of a controversial expansion plan. In January of 1986, the diocese received the first official letter from the hospital expressing interest in purchasing the property which housed Holy Covenant so that they could build a new ambulatory care facility.

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The Church of the Holy Covenant, Part I
The Church of the Holy Covenant, Part I

The Church of the Holy Covenant has one of the most complicated histories of any church in our diocese. It has been known by at least four names and moved at least six times. Starting at the beginning, let’s try to sort out this puzzle.

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Bishops United Repudiates Christian Nationalism, Systemic Racism

Bishops United Repudiates Christian Nationalism, Systemic Racism

As Christians, we must work actively to dismantle the systemic racism that is part of our country’s founding narrative and that continues to fuel mass shootings and urban gun violence today. We must insist that both our fellow Christians and our elected leaders repudiate white supremacy and white nationalism and embrace humane immigration policies that follow God’s command and the Biblical imperative to welcome the stranger in our midst.

BELONG TO A COMMUNITY OF LOVE

St. John’s Church, Havre de Grace and the Parish of Oystermouth and All Saints, Mumbles form a bond of prayer, mission and mutual affection
St. John’s Church, Havre de Grace and the Parish of Oystermouth and All Saints, Mumbles form a bond of prayer, mission and mutual affection

Rev. Evans also noted that our two churches both are mission-oriented churches, serving the needs of our respective communities in several ways each week. Our two communities share long histories of oyster harvesting – the oyster beds of Oystermouth almost wiped out by disease in the early 20th century, the oyster beds of the Chesapeake also threatened but now revitalizing.

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Bishop Sutton addresses the 235th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland. Practicing the way of love, especially through conflict, is the path to the fuller realization of the kingdom of God, to repairing the broken places.

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Bishop Sutton and diocesan Truth and Reconciliation Commission member, Mr. Waymon Wright, speak at the Hasselbach family graveyard on the grounds of the Claggett Center

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