Meet the Artists: Behind elements of beauty at Bishop Carrie’s consecration

The wood in those trees was strong and clear and up to a great many tasks. I made a table for my shop out of this wood that I disassembled because I no longer needed it. When Carrie asked me to make her a crozier, it was the obvious choice. I am grateful that the last task of this particular wood is to be a symbol of grace and kindness. It is fitting that it be a reminder of the deep and lasting need for us to shepherd ourselves, each other, and this planet to safety.

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Sherwood Episcopal Church Awarded $1.7 Million Grant for Stormwater Management Project

During heavy rain events, stormwater flows from higher-elevation, asphalted housing developments on Sherwood Hill above the Sherwood campus to a gully behind the church. As a result, the campus is flooded with pollutants, debris, and sediment which move over the church and neighboring properties, then further downhill to heavily trafficked York Road. The polluted stormwater continues to Beaverdam Run, a tributary of Loch Raven Reservoir, and into the greater Baltimore drinking water supply.

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Celebration abounds at Sutton Scholars summer program closing ceremony

On a sunny morning in Baltimore, the auditorium of Mercy High School buzzed with anticipation. The air was filled with energy as students, parents, supporters, and donors to the program gathered for the closing ceremony of the Sutton Scholars® High School Enrichment Program’s 2023 summer session. The theme, “Building a Better Baltimore,” was tangible in the guests, Scholars, faculty and staff.

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Take Action on environmental bills today; help them pass in the Senate

TAKE ACTION! Along with our partner the Maryland Campaign for Environmental Human Rights, we urge you to support three important bills that must pass in the Senate during this General Assembly session in order to make Maryland as a safer place for all of God’s people to live. In the Diocese of Maryland we believe, “Every person, as a matter of basic human dignity, has a fundamental and inalienable right to a healthful and stable environment.” We are in the final stretches of the legislative session and there is positive momentum for several priority bills that align with our values of protecting environmental health on behalf of current and future generations.

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Episcopal Advocacy Day 2023 in Annapolis

Episcopalians from across Maryland gathered in Annapolis and online on Wednesday to learn how to effectively advocate at the state capital. The day-long event, organized by the Maryland Episcopal Public Policy Network (MEPPN), was held at St. Anne’s Episcopal, Annapolis. Follow MEPPN’s advocacy work year-round, track bills during the General Assembly Session and more by downloading MEPPN’s advocacy app below. Join us! Be a part of making the state of Maryland a community of love, where all of God’s people receive equitable and fair treatment.

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