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[Episcopal News Service] When the Rev. Marianne Stuart celebrates Eucharist on a Sunday morning in Birmingham, Alabama, the worshipers may be in pews a few hours south in Mobile or more than a day’s drive north in New York.

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In 2012 the Alleluia Fund granted $5,500 to the Afterschool Program of the Interfaith Hospitality Network of Essex County. Recently Ellen Donker, a Development Associate with IHN, shared the following stories about the Afterschool Program, saying, "The Alleluia Fund contributed greatly to its success."

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Sporting T-shirts with rainbows, Episcopal shields and slogans such as "Our welcome is wide," "We are all part of one human family" and "I'm a Christian and I support equality," more than 200 Episcopalians from the Dioceses of Newark and New York marched together down 5th Avenue in NYC at the Gay Pride March on June 30.

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[The Cleveland Plain Dealer] Five years ago, three courageous men of faith took the bold initiative to create an interfaith alliance built on the monotheist traditions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, the understanding that the three religions are inextricably linked to one another.

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Cherish is not just a vow; it is also a good idea.

More than 25 years into our marriage someone asked Ernest and me who Kim Byham is, and I explained, "Kim Byham is my best friend." Later when we were alone, Ernest said, "I know you are close to Kim and I rejoice in that. But I am surprised that I have never heard you name me as your best friend. You are my best friend."

There was no meanness, no 'gotcha' in his countenance, just gentle, loving vulnerability.

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[Episcopal News Service] Steve Price’s white gardenia boutonniere and diamond pinkie ring were bittersweet tributes among a sea of joy at the June 27 “Celebration of Equality” at St. John’s Pro-Cathedral in Los Angeles.

From Los Angeles to New York, worshippers gathered across the church to celebrate in very public and very personal ways, after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and ruled California’s ban on gay marriage (Proposition 8) unconstitutional.

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[Morristown Green] Morristown’s Church of the Redeemer and the Presbyterian Church are the big winners in this year’s Morris County historic preservation sweepstakes, which will distribute $2.7 million among 22 sites.

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[Morristown Green] In a Father’s Day outing that could have been dubbed the Cicada Run, members of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church and the wider community participated in a walk and “fun run” at Lewis Morris Park on June 16 to raise funds for the church’s youth group summer mission trip to Topsail, N.C. A portion of the funds also will benefit Abdulai’s Project, which builds homes in remote areas of Sierra Leone.

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[MorristownPatch] While many are out shopping for Father’s Day gifts, some have a dad that’s charitable or into fitness. If that’s the case, this upcoming Father’s day Fun Walk/Run would be perfect.

Morristown’s St. Peter's Episcopal Church Youth Group, along with the church’s Men’s Bible Study Group, are hosting the fun run on Sunday to benefit the youth group’s upcoming mission trip to Top Sail in North Carolina.

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