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2807, 2017

Groaning and Hope

July 28th, 2017|From the Rector|

In my sermon last Sunday, I preached about something strange and surprising that the Apostle Paul says in his letter to the Romans. In it he talks about the “groaning” of creation, including we “who

2107, 2017

Groaning of Creation

July 21st, 2017|From the Rector|

Last week scientists reported that a 2,200 square mile iceberg calved from Antarctica . That’s a piece of ice the size of Delaware. Though scientists are reluctant to attribute the cause of this particular event to

1407, 2017

Parable of the Sower

July 14th, 2017|From the Rector|

GUEST POST FROM THE REV. MICHAEL MERRIMAN On Sunday we will read one of Jesus’ more well know parables, the Parable of the Sower (Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23). It’s the one in which the farmer casts

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

Glennon

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

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