Diocesan News

Bishop Sutton announces archdeacon transitions

Bishop Eugene Taylor Sutton announces the following three transitions in the leadership of the Diocese of Maryland’s diaconal support ministries, all effective September 1, 2020. “Ruth+ and Frank+ are both extremely capable individuals who will bring considerable pastoral and administrative gifts to their new roles in the Diocese of Maryland,” said Bishop Sutton. “I look forward to working with our two new archdeacons in the years ahead.”

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Human beings are what’s made in the image of God

The only way to end the violence – and that is the violence perpetrated against Black bodies, not the mere looting of stuff – is a Truth and Reconciliation Commission for the actions that we have committed as a country. A full accounting of what we have done. The complete truth of what we have done, no lies, no “Law Enforcement Officer’s Bill of Rights,” no more “law and order” as a justification for evil.

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Regathering in our Diocese

For us, in this stage of living in a pandemic, love means not gathering together in person until we can do so safely. In fact, given the time a congregation will need to prepare for “significantly-limited gatherings” in the next phase of regathering, there will be no live in-person worship services permitted in the Diocese of Maryland until Sunday, May 31, the Feast of Pentecost, at the earliest.

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