Belong

Does your Baltimore congregation participate in BUILD?

The current scandals plaguing City Hall only highlight a more urgent truth: Baltimore has operated for too many years without a clear vision or strategy, one that is independent of changes in our political leadership. As Baltimoreans, we simply cannot wait around for, or depend upon, any one single politician to cast a strategic vision. It is the job of a broader sector of leadership to create, support, and champion that vision.

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A reflection from the chaplain of St. Paul’s School: Why Episcopal schools matter

I felt called to teach in an Episcopal school when I was serving as the associate rector at a parish in Baltimore. In the midst of my ministry at St. David’s in the Roland Park neighborhood of Maryland’s largest city, I was discerning where my next call would take me. Of course, I thought I would find God leading me to another parish in the diocese.

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From the Archives: Diocese of Easton

Bishop Sutton traveled to the Diocese of Easton last week to join in a celebration of the 150th anniversary of their founding. Easton, once part of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland became its own diocese in 1868 when parishes on the Eastern Shore, after years of thoughtful discussion, decided to separate from the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland.

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Diocesan youth leader Emme Sayers earns sportsmanship scholarship

Multi-sport scholar-athlete Emme Sayers has been named the 2019 winner of the Joe Gillespie Award. The award is given annually to a college-bound Green Hornets scrub girls basketball senior player to recognize her dedication, loyalty, hard work and integrity both inside and outside of athletics. Sayers received a check for $1,000 from Green Hornets scrub girls coordinator Tim Fisher at halftime of the league’s championship game on Sunday, Feb. 17, at the Severn School.

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Will you join us? Lent Madness 2019

On this one day a year, even Lent Madness pauses to reflect on our life, our blessings, and our mortality. The entire season of Lent is an invitation to recommit to following Jesus. This day, Ash Wednesday, is a poignant reminder that life is short. We are meant to savor our earthly life and to live it well. At the end of life, few people regret not having worked more, nor do they wish they had spent more money on stuff. In fact, end of life regrets usually revolve around love.

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