Churchwide News

Sewing for Justice

Janet Waters, long-time former president of the African American Quilters of Baltimore (AAQB) and a member of St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, where the group meets, cannot quilt anymore because of arthritis in her hands. Nevertheless, she considers being a quilter part of her identity. “Whenever I sit down and do quilting or any kind of sewing, I feel this sense of women from the past – from the 1600s, 1700s, 1800s, 1900s — being with me in the room,” Walters says.

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Bishop Coadjutor Slate Announcement

Information on the candidates can be found on our Bishop Slate page. Candidates will visit locations around the diocese in the new year for meet and greet sessions that will give clergy and communicants the opportunity to engage directly with them prior to the electing convention. The electing convention will be held on March 25, 2023 at St. John’s, Ellicott City. More information on both the meet and greets and the convention will be available soon. Please visit our Bishop Search page often for updates.

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80th General Convention Maryland Deputation Report

The 80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church in Baltimore has come and gone, but the work of our mission and ministry continues. Our Bishop Sutton gave a video introduction and the Maryland deputation shared their experiences and learnings along with resolutions that may affect us in Maryland during the zoom forum on Wednesday, October 19, 2022.  We want to thank all those who attended and to offer everyone the opportunity to view the forum. If you missed the forum, you may view it here.

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