Diocese of Maryland

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September 19, 2014

After moving to Harford Country, Abdul Shahied and his family found themselves living in a van. A promised job had not materialized, and now Abdul, his wife, and four children went from being a family on the edge of hope to a family on the edge of survival. The situation became more difficult...

September 17, 2014

By: Christopher Sikkema

Joy Duke was suprised when she and her daughter stepped into the Harford Family House, a Jubilee Ministry of the Episcopal Church. Not only was the house providing basic shelter, but also, furniture and everything needed for daily living-- from dishes to dressers. According to Joy, she was so...

September 17, 2014

According to Denise Buchard, even when she was living in a car with her then 16- and 7- year old sons, she struggled to ask for help. Harford Family House, a Jubilee Ministry in Aberdeen, Diocese of Maryland, was there for her, even as she confronted domestic violence and a fear of failing her...

September 8, 2014

Bishop Suffragan of Maryland Heather Cook celebrates the Eucharist during her service of ordination and consecration to the episcopate. Photo: Richard Schori

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Diocese of Maryland ordained and consecrated the Rev. Heather...

May 2, 2014

[Episcopal Diocese of Maryland press release] In accordance with the Canons and Constitutions of the Episcopal Church and the Diocese of Maryland, the Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland today announced that the Rev. Canon Heather Cook was elected Bishop Suffragan of...

March 2, 2014

[Episcopal News Service] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland has announced one additional candidate to stand for election as bishop suffragan.

The Rev. Martha N. Macgill, 56, who was nominated via a petition process, is the rector of Memorial Episcopal Church in...

February 2, 2014

[Diocese of Maryland press release] In accordance with the Canons and Constitutions of the Episcopal Church and the Diocese of Maryland, the Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland today announced its slate of three nominees for the office of Bishop Suffragan of Maryland.

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May 2, 2013

[St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Ellicott City, Maryland] For 172 years, people of all ages and from all walks of life have gathered at St. Peter’s Church to praise, worship and give thanks to God.

For 172 years, this community of faith came together for fellowship, extending hospitality to...

August 12, 2012

[Episcopal Diocese of Maryland] Nearly 40 people representing six Episcopal Diocese of Maryland congregations gathered at Great Kids Farm in Baltimore August 4 for a Day of Service focusing on agriculture and the environment to honor the legacy of the Rev. George Freeman Bragg, Jr.

Bragg...

February 29, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Two of Maryland’s three Episcopal bishops said March 1 that they will allow diocesan clergy to solemnize same-gender marriages in that state when a marriage equality law signed that day goes into effect.

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed the Civil Marriage...

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