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Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake Focus on a Leader, Dick Williams
Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake Focus on a Leader, Dick Williams

When Dick Williams is pressed, he’ll agree that he has become a community leader in environmental activism, but he seems to do so with reluctance. Perhaps it’s because he didn’t aspire to be a leader, but rather was led to it by God and his faith. The seeds of Dick’s activism might well have been planted while he served as a consultant for Marine Corps housing on Guam. Asked to incorporate sustainability standards into building specifications, he familiarized himself with LEED®(Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) environmental awareness.

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From the Archives: The Church of St. Katherine of Alexandria
From the Archives: The Church of St. Katherine of Alexandria

From the first-hand account of the founding of the Church of St. Katharine of Alexandria, written by the Rev. Walter Clayton Clapp; “The work of St. Katharine’s began on the Feast of St. Katharine [November 25], 1891 at 1350 N. Calhoun Street, Baltimore, when in the afternoon of that day, the clergy (the rector of Mount Calvary and myself) with some Sisters and others, assembled in the rooms on the first floor and said a few prayers, among them and specially, the prayer for St. Katharine’s Day, which I hurriedly translated and transcribed for the occasion.

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Baltimore preachers bring their best to the pulpit for Easter
Baltimore preachers bring their best to the pulpit for Easter

The Rev. Florence Ledyard, St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Baltimore: “On Easter, I’m often looking at the way that early community, the people around Jesus, reacted to the resurrection. What is it about this distinctive, unique event that transforms us? What is it about this remarkable event that all of us struggle to understand and receive and be blessed by?…

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Reflections from our diocesan archivist

Reflections from our diocesan archivist

In my own small way, I am part of the ongoing procession of people who keep the story of our Church, who pass it on, who are stewards of our truth. My work matters, because our story matters. Searching for truth may be difficult, and the truth may bring us up short, but truth is worth pursuing, even in our discomfort.

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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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