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1407, 2017

Note of Thanks from Deacon Shea

July 14th, 2017|From the Rector|

GUEST POST BY THE REV. SHEA GILLILAND “And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they partook of food with glad and generous hearts, praising God and having favor with

707, 2017


July 7th, 2017|From the Rector|

This fall Transfiguration and First United Methodist of Dallas are co-sponsoring an evening with writer and activist Glennon Doyle. Glennon is the author of two New York Times bestselling books, the creator of the online

3006, 2017

Fourth of July

June 30th, 2017|From the Rector|

I pray everyone has a fun and safe Independence Day weekend and Fourth of July celebration. Summer is quickly rolling by, so long weekends like this one are gifts to be embraced, as they slow

2306, 2017


June 23rd, 2017|From the Rector|

Sometimes the hardest thing in life is to pause long enough from your frantic pace to be thankful. It's easy to be busy, but it's surprisingly hard to remember to be grateful. Even in summer,

1606, 2017

Vultures, Wonder, and Curiosity

June 16th, 2017|From the Rector|

On the pilgrimage to the Holy Land, I brought along a book by Debbie Blue called Consider the Birds: A Provocative Guide to Birds of the Bible (got it in the Kay Andrews Bookstore, by

906, 2017

Trinity Sunday

June 9th, 2017|From the Rector|

This weekend we will celebrate the mystery of our one God being a trinity of persons. I call it a mystery, because the specific “way” in which God is both one and three has mystified

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