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MARYLAND EPISCOPALIAN MAGAZINE 

Sutton Scholars take part in Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, our Sutton Scholars participated in a virtual day of service, which included: A screening of the Spike Lee film, 4 Little Girls, which documented the bombing of 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, AL on September 15, 1963. The Rev. Kathy Shahinian and the Rev. Linda Boyd (from our Maryland Episcopal Public Policy Network) facilitated a conversation with the Scholars about the power of youth advocacy.

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A Message from Bishop Sutton on the Death of Archbishop Desmond Tutu

I considered it a tremendous honor that he accepted our invitation to come to the Diocese of Maryland shortly after my consecration as bishop in 2008 to bless our burgeoning efforts to repair the damage of centuries of racial injustice, leading to the naming of the Diocesan Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

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Can Christmas Be Joyous This Year? A Message for Advent and Christmas

John the Baptist knew all about the wilderness, and he knew a way out of it: hope. Hope conquers the deserted places in your life.  The French word for despair, desespoir, literally means to “un-hope” (de-aspire). When one loses hope, then all the joy of life flies out the window.

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