An enriching musician’s retreat in 2018 – join us in 2019

by John Repulski About 45 church musicians and clergy gathered at Claggett Retreat Center in early September for the annual “Musician’s Retreat”, sponsored by the Diocesan Liturgy Resource Group (formerly known as the Diocesan Worship Team). It was a terrific...
From the Archives: Retrieving Stolen Documents

From the Archives: Retrieving Stolen Documents

By Mary Klein, diocesan archivist  When Garner Ranney began his 40-year tenure as archivist for the Diocese of Maryland in 1960, he began to systematically catalogue the manuscripts in the collection, which had been in bundles, stored in several locations. As he...
From the Archives: Music in Church

From the Archives: Music in Church

By Mary Klein, diocesan archivist According to Maryland’s second bishop, James Kemp, “Musick is so congenial to the feelings and has such a happy effect upon the hearts of men that it has formed a principle part in the devotions of all nations.” These words, part of...
From the Archives: Lambeth Conference, 1948

From the Archives: Lambeth Conference, 1948

By Mary Klein, archivist As Bishop Noble Powell made plans to attend the Lambeth Conference of 1948, the Standing Committee of the diocese surprised him with the announcement that a fund to send not only the bishop, but his wife to England had been established. Mary...