Mission to Seafarers

By Mary Klein, diocesan archivist Baltimore’s International Seafarer’s Center is affiliated with The Mission to Seamen, an English organization. When his son asked the Rev. John Ashley in 1835 how people on ships went to church, the Anglican priest began the Bristol...

An interview with The Rev. Joe Wood

In an article by the Associated Press on Friday, an interview by NBC4 Washington with The Rev. Joe Wood of Emmanuel, Baltimore (his name is mistakenly listed as Jeremy Wood on the screen) was included. Wood was attending services for the internment of Matthew...

A Ceasefire Weekend Invitation

Friends, It is our Christian responsibility to keep God’s people safe. The devastating mass shooting at a Jewish synagogue in Pittsburgh this weekend is one more in a string of violent tragedies that have no place in in the kingdom of God. Come join us this...

Herald Mail features St. Mark’s, Lappans pet blessing service

By Dave McMillion for the Herald Mail FAIRPLAY — Some entered the fellowship hall a little nervous about it all. Others bolted into the room, as if they knew this was all about them. It was the annual blessing of the animals, when people all over the world stop and...

Clergy Conferences

By Mary Klein, diocesan archivist Clergy conferences have been going on in Maryland since 1700, when the Rev. Thomas Bray, the Bishop of London’s representative to the colony of Maryland’s established church, met with the clergy to find out what they needed, and to...