Parish Ministry

Bishop Sutton’s notes on the Eucharist – All are welcome and invited!

This week Bishop Sutton addressed the clergy and wardens of our diocese on best suggested practices for the Eucharist, including instructions not to intinct, if possible. For decades, studies have shown that the common cup is not a significant source of disease transmission. They have also shown that putting one’s fingers in the cup transmits significantly more germs into the chalice. Our churches and those across The Episcopal Church each have specific practices around the Eucharist that are unique to each community.

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Recipe Gathering Invitation!

First, in a state with great food, the absolute best is found in church festivals and fundraisers. Maryland’s food heritage has been kept alive in the countless recipe books written in our parishes. From the tip of Southern Maryland to Baltimore and out to Oakland, recipes handed down for generations and new offering, brought by recent immigrants grace the tables in our parish halls.

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Building Leaders for a Community of Love: How Sutton Scholars is Supporting a Generation of Youth

Putting self-advocacy into practice takes a variety of forms at Sutton Scholars: sometimes, this involves teaching a scholar how to positively express their emotions after a conflict; sometimes, it’s coaching a scholar through a mock debate or interview; sometimes, it’s introducing scholars to state and city legislators to talk about the issues and concerns they see in their neighborhoods.

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