Diocesan News

Nightwatch 2020, for Episcoposse, was Divine

During lunch, I was able to make connections with people I would have never been able to talk to, which honestly was the theme of the entire trip. Whether I was on the bus, or during the scavenger hunt, or stopping in a souvenir shop on the street buying my 106th hat, I was able to see people I had never met before and become good friends with them. I was also able to strengthen bonds that I had with my friends. Overall, I think that Nightwatch was a great experience where I was able to grow more as both a Christian and a person.

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Happening #13 Faith Breaks Free!

Happening, while it is only one weekend, has the ability to change your relationship with not only the people around you, but your relationship with Christ. By listening to other people’s faith stories and talking about discussion questions in small groups, I began to realize how much God’s presence is in my everyday life—I just had to take a second and feel Him.

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Diocese forms partnership with Worship Times

“We know how important digital presence is today, which is why, after working on various projects with Worship Times, including http://episcopalmaryland.org and http://marylandepiscopalian.org, over the past four years, we know their philosophy and abilities are the perfect match for us,” said Carrie Graves, canon for communications for the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland. “Worship Times comes with an impressive track record that we feel confident will improve our network’s digital reach. We’re already hard at work and making progress.”

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Cathedral of the Incarnation dedicates new hymnal in the African-American tradition

Dean Boulter sees this addition of a new hymnal as one of the ways that the cathedral shows it commitment to inclusion and racial reconciliation. “Our church has not had a good history when it comes to valuing diversity. The cathedral church was founded when two predominantly white congregations joined together and moved out of neighborhoods in Baltimore City that were becoming integrated. I hope this act, and others that we will are considering, will help heal the breach that racism has created in Baltimore.” Dean Boulter acknowledged that it is a small and symbolic act but he said, “symbols are important and even small acts of reconciliation make a difference.”

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