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80th General Convention Legislative Committee service assigned for Maryland Deputation

As we look ahead to the 80th Convention of The Episcopal Church in July of 2022 in Baltimore, our deputation is already at work, preparing and learning about upcoming legislation. In addition to their duties as deputies, they have been assigned to legislative committees to help the work of the Convention move forward smoothly. We’re grateful to our deputation for their service, dedication and hard work and we look forward to welcoming the rest of the Church to Baltimore.

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Camp Spirit Song at the Claggett Center featured in BBC America Documentary Series

BBC America has produced a three-part documentary series on the opioid addiction crisis in the United States. Camp Spirit Song and the safe space created for children to have fun while surrounded by caring, compassionate staff and peers who can relate to their experiences, is featured in the third installment of the series.

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The Rev. Ramelle McCall appointed as vice chair to General Convention 2021 Worship Committee

“Having a great cloud of witnesses and the prophetic voice of Bishop Curry, who served as rector of historic St. James’ Episcopal Church in west Baltimore, will really speak truth to power,” he says. I believe in the Church and that God is doing great things in our Church. In some way or another we, as the body of Christ, can, in a short period of time (at General Convention)

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Resolution on racial reconciliation passes unanimously at 235th Diocesan Convention

On Saturday, May 11, 2019 the Diocese of Maryland made history. After a healthy debate at its 235th diocesan convention, Bishop Eugene Taylor Sutton called for a vote on the Resolution on Racial Reconciliation (see full text below).  The “All in favor of this resolution” call resulted in a rousing voice vote of “Aye!” Then came the “All opposed…” vote. There was complete silence.

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