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From the Archives: The Round Tower at All Saints’, Reisterstown
From the Archives: The Round Tower at All Saints’, Reisterstown

The bell tower was completed in January of 1893, and contained the well which supplied water for the rectory. The water was pumped up into the rectory attic and ran down by gravity. Inscribed on the tower are these words, “This bell was cast august 1885. ‘God, I praise the living, I call the dead, I lament.’

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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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Camp Spirit Song at the Claggett Center featured in BBC America Documentary Series
Camp Spirit Song at the Claggett Center featured in BBC America Documentary Series

BBC America has produced a three-part documentary series on the opioid addiction crisis in the United States. Camp Spirit Song and the safe space created for children to have fun while surrounded by caring, compassionate staff and peers who can relate to their experiences, is featured in the third installment of the series.

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Truth
Truth

Last night 85 of us gathered in the nave to listen to the second speaker in our VOICES series, journalist and author Lawrence Lanahan. As part of his presentation, he read aloud excerpts from his recently published book, The Lines Between Us: Two Families and A Quest to Cross Baltimore’s Racial Divide. I can’t imagine that the words he said were easy for him to speak.

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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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