September 15, 2020
Lay Preaching Academy
October 18 - November 22
This fall we will be offering a six-week Zoom seminar for new or relatively new lay preachers. The sessions will be offered on Sunday afternoons from October 18 to November 22, from 1 pm to 2 pm. There is a limit of twelve participants, so signing up early is encouraged. 

Voices of Faith
Darryl Lafferty, verger at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Stockbridge, talks about the liturgical shifts necessitated by the pandemic and how the Spirit led him to new insight.

Voices of Faith features lay people from congregations across Western Massachusetts.

We hope these videos can lift us out of silos of congregational life, help us deal with social-isolation, and open us to the broad diversity of our Diocese, and the diversity of experiences that people have with God.
Ministerio hispano
Latino/Hispanic Ministries
Cuando San Pablo termina su carta a los de Gálatas, les ofrece un último mensaje: “No nos cansemos de hacer el bien, porque con el tiempo tendremos una cosecha si no nos damos por vencidos. Entonces, trabajemos por el bien de todos siempre que tengamos la oportunidad ... ”[Gálatas 6: 9-10]. Mientras nuestro país continúa abriendo escuelas y negocios, no olvidemos seguir cuidándonos unos a otros en medio de esta pandemia. Cuando usamos nuestras máscaras y la distancia social, no solo nos protegemos a nosotros mismos, sino que también protegemos a nuestros hermanos y hermanas en Cristo en la comunidad. Es tan fácil cansarse. Yo estoy cansado. Esta pandemia ya ha durado tanto tiempo. Pero superaremos esto juntos. A continuación se presentan oportunidades para conectarse con su iglesia durante este tiempo. Si hay alguien que necesite ayuda o apoyo, háganoslo saber. Estamos aquí para servirles.

Para conectar con las actividades de la Catedral mande un email a [email protected].

Para conectar con las actividades del Ministerio Hispano en Worcester visite el sitio web o mande un email a [email protected].

Misa Dominical
La Catedral: 12:15pm en personal o por Facebook Live
Ministerio Hispano en Worcester: en nuestro sitio web

Oración Vespertina
La Catedral: Todos los martes y jueves a las 6pm por Facebook Live
Ministerio Hispano en Worcester: sábado, 26 de septiembre y sábado, 10 de octubre as las 8pm por Zoom.
As St. Paul ends his letter to the Galatians, he offers them one last message: “Let’s not get tired of doing good, because in time we’ll have a harvest if we don’t give up. So then, let’s work for the good of all whenever we have an opportunity…” [Galatians 6:9-10]. As our country continues to open schools and business, let us not forget to continue to care for each other in the middle of this pandemic. When we wear our masks and social distance, we are not only protecting ourselves, but also protecting our brothers and sisters in Christ in the community. It is so easy to go tired. I am tired. This pandemic has lasted so long already. But, we will get through this together. Below are opportunities to connect with your church during this time. If there is anyone who needs any help or support, please let us know. We are here for you.
From The Episcopal Church
A Gathering on Liturgical Formation
a formation opportunity of The Episcopal Church
October 19-20

The Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music (SCLM) will host a Gathering on Liturgical Formation, a formation opportunity on the liturgy of the Episcopal Church. This event will be held online via Zoom teleconferencing from October 19 - 20.

This symposium will help articulate current initiatives of the SCLM and Taskforce for Liturgical and Prayer Book Revision (TFLPBR) in preparation for the 80th General Convention; respond to current liturgical anxieties of the wider Church; produce fruitful conversations across a wide range of backgrounds; and provide resources for cultural competence in planning liturgy. The topics of these webinars include: The Purpose of Liturgy; The Church Calendar; an update on the TFLPBR; and The Book of Common Prayer.

Creation Care
Social Justice Commission
Beloved Community Commission
Resources and Workshops
Leadership and Anxiety in the Church: A Family Systems Perspective
Sept 24, Dec 3

Lombard Mennonite Peace Center: This seminar looks at the challenge presented by the rising levels of anxiety being experienced in churches today, as well as the role that self-differentiated leadership can play in calming such anxiety. Identical sessions will be offered on September 24 and December 3.

Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency course
Oct 12-16, 2020
Jan 25-29, 2021

“Combining academic learning with hands-on experience, the purpose of this multi-faceted intensive course is to provide cultural competency of the history, culture, socio-demographic, and religious aspects of the Latinos/Hispanics in the United States,” explains the Rev. Canon Anthony Guillén, Episcopal Church missioner for Latino/Hispanic Ministries.

The five-day VELMC includes 20 hours of online classroom presentations, worship services, and group dialogue, with comfortable breaks and an ample lunch time factored in from 11:00am to 5:30pm (EDT) each day.

Find a Sunday service online
Online services listed:
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Together We Thrive
Upcoming Workshops

Keep an eye on the calendar here.

Rev. Heather Ramsey Mabrouk, Program Coordinator
From Our Congregations
Positions Open
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