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303, 2017

The Lord’s Prayer

March 3rd, 2017|From the Rector|

This weekend, after the holy start to the season on Ash Wednesday, we take a deeper dive into Lent. As I wrote last week, Lent is a time for renewing our commitment to Christ and

2502, 2017

Getting Ready for Lent

February 25th, 2017|From the Rector|

It’s funny, some years it feels like I’ve barely had time to get the nativities put away before I’m mixing pancake batter and grinding charred palm fronds into ashes. That is, some years I’m not ready

1702, 2017

Leviticus, Holiness, and the Sermon on the Mount

February 17th, 2017|From the Rector|

This weekend we’ll read from one of the most feared books in all the Bible: Leviticus. Recognizing the way it’s been weaponized against gays and lesbians, many Christians choose not to read it at all,

1002, 2017

Farewell and Welcome

February 10th, 2017|From the Rector|

For nearly a decade, Deacon Liz O’Donnell has guided our pastoral care ministries with compassion and faith. She has worked patiently over that time to serve people it would be easy for us to overlook: our sick, homebound, and hospitalized parishioners.

302, 2017

Sermon on the Mount

February 3rd, 2017|From the Rector|

In our weekend worship right now, we're hearing the Sermon on the Mount, or what has been known as the gospel within the Gospel. In these three chapters of Matthew's gospel we are dropped into the deep end of the Christian pool...

2701, 2017

Refugees

January 27th, 2017|From the Rector|

Last night I was invited to a screening of a film called After Spring by the parents of a classmates of one of my daughters. The film is about the Zaatari Refugee Camp in Jordan...

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