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Martha’s Pantry Needs your Assistance Now!

Our friends at Grace Episcopal Church, New Bedford are seeking donations to Martha’s Pantry, a vital source of food for members of the community. Each week, Martha’s Pantry at Grace distributes food items including fresh produce and breads. The goal is to provide three meals per day, for three days, for each household member. Each…

Rev. Mike Dangelo Named Vicar

Steve Hatfield, Chair of the Standing Committee, announced the appointment of Rev. Mike Dangelo as the new Vicar of St. Aidan’s, succeeding Rev. Maribeth Conroy. He has served St. Aidan’s with grace, intelligence, generosity and enthusiasm since 2009. We welcome his experience and continued leadership going forward. Mike commented recently on his appointment: Being the…

The Rev. Dr. Maribeth Conroy to “Retire” from St. Aidan’s

Serving St Aidan’s for seventeen years is a deeply meaningful professional and spiritual experience for Rev. Maribeth Conroy.  This September will be her remaining opportunity to lead services, preach, and occupy the vicarage on Smith Neck Road as a visiting priest. Going forward, Maribeth has decided to make room in her busy calendar for other…

New Committees Added in 2021

In the Summer of 2020, George Andrews led a Clergy Search Committee to replace the departing Rev. Maribeth Conroy. (Originally, she had planned that 2020 would be her last summer, but the Covid-19 pandemic upended that idea.) Happily for our community, Maribeth will be returning this summer, her last at St. Aidan’s. After a national…

Ushering

The many dedicated volunteers who support our services every summer were put through their paces in 2020. Happily, the St. Aidan’s community was able to worship at one outdoor service on Sundays. Facing the challenges of the Covid pandemic, our team of ushers were key to enabling the community to gather safely by welcoming and…

2021 Committee Chairs

2021 Committee Chairs There are many volunteer committees that support the varied activities of St. Aidan’s every year. Members of the Standing Committee and the Corporation serve as chair of each committee. Altar Guild: Helen Pennoyer Buildings: Steve Hatfield Clergy Welcome and Support: George Andrews Communications: Jane Reynolds Flowers: Mary Cook Landscaping and Grounds: Tina…

Update – August 16, 2020

Unfortunately, there is a 70% chance of rain at the time of our evening service today so we will be canceling today’s service. However, you have the opportunity to participate today in Rev. Mike Dangelo’s service at Church of the Redeemer in Chestnut Hill. Links to the service on Church of the Redeemer’s Facebook and…

Update – August 15, 2020

Currently, there is a 50% possibility for rain showers at the time (5pm) of our evening worship service tomorrow and the percentage has been fluctuating throughout the day today. A final call on whether to hold tomorrow afternoon’s service will be made by noontime tomorrow. I will post the decision below on this webpage and…

Update – July 5, 2020

We celebrated our first outdoor worship service of the summer this morning and we had over 50 people attend.  It was so comforting to be back at St. Aidan’s after more than four months of attending virtual worship services.  Our souls were refreshed by Rev. Mike Dangelo’s wonderful homily. During the announcements, I announced a…

Update – June 30, 2020

Dear Friends of St. Aidan’s, We’ve been busy preparing for the opening of the Chapel over the last few weeks and I wanted to bring you up to date on changes to the summer program as a result of recent guidance from the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts.  On June 15th, the Bishops issued guidance on…