Author: cgraves

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry issues statement on what it means to be “neighbor”

Deeply embedded in the Christian faith, indeed deeply embedded in the Jewish tradition, which is the mother of the Christian faith, and deeply embedded in the faith and traditions and values of many of the world’s great religions, is a profound conviction in a sure and certain value and virtue that care for the stranger, the alien, the visitor, is a sacred duty, a sacred vow.

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Maryland Episcopalians participate in Pride month

Several Maryland congregations participated in the Baltimore Pride parade on June 15. Memorial Bolton Hill’s Richard Finger was in charge of organizing all volunteers (60-70 people) for the parade and rector, the Rev. Grey Maggiano, was one of the judges for the parade. Another Memorial parishioner, Monty Howard, served as emcee.

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Resolution on racial reconciliation passes unanimously at 235th Diocesan Convention

On Saturday, May 11, 2019 the Diocese of Maryland made history. After a healthy debate at its 235th diocesan convention, Bishop Eugene Taylor Sutton called for a vote on the Resolution on Racial Reconciliation (see full text below).  The “All in favor of this resolution” call resulted in a rousing voice vote of “Aye!” Then came the “All opposed…” vote. There was complete silence.

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