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2312, 2016

Come All Ye Faithful

December 23rd, 2016|From the Rector|

I can't wait to see you at Christmas this year! The Flower Guild ministry has been busy this week adorning the church, our choir is carefully preparing beautiful music, the children are practicing their lines

1612, 2016

Keep Herod in Christmas

December 16th, 2016|From the Rector|

"Keep Christ in Christmas" is a common refrain among some Christians this time of year, the idea being that secular holiday traditions often leave out the one whose birth we celebrate. Obviously, I agree that

912, 2016

The Magnificat

December 9th, 2016|From the Rector|

This weekend we'll sing the prophetic poetry of a revolutionary. The Church has traditionally promoted this poet as an icon of quiet, demure submissiveness, and art commonly depicts her serenely accepting the extraordinary - nay,

212, 2016

Advent Conspiracy

December 2nd, 2016|From the Rector|

This December I'm leading a class for our iParent community about the subversive nature of Advent. I say "subversive," because observing a holy Advent really is counter-cultural. And I'm not talking about being Scrooge-like "Advent

2311, 2016

Interfaith Thanksgiving

November 23rd, 2016|From the Rector|

In a metropolitan area as a diverse and pluralistic as Dallas-Forth Worth, interactions between people of different cultures and religions remain remarkably rare. Think about the last time you engaged in meaningful conversation about faith

1811, 2016

Evangelism Matters

November 18th, 2016|From the Rector|

I am writing this even as some of the 450 expected guests begin to arrive at Transfiguration for Evangelism Matters. Through Saturday, we are welcoming leaders from around The Episcopal Church, including numerous international visitors

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