Rector’s Update: Wed 5/27

Dear friends, Sometimes you read something that just needs to be shared. I think this little piece below by Greg Brown, an Episcopal priest in Charlotte, North Carolina, is one of those things.  It is a wonderful take on this Sunday’s epistle reading from...

Rector’s Update: Mon 5/25

Dear friends, In the world in which we are living now, when one day seems much like the other,  the idea of a three-day weekend seems a bit pointless. But it is important to remember why this is a holiday — not to kick off the summer season, but to remember...

In the Company of Women

This week one of the principle feasts of the Church passed by, for the most part unnoticed and unobserved. The Feast of the Ascension comes each year 40 days after Easter, always on a Thursday, a day that most of us are not concerned with activities or feasts of the...

Rector’s Update: Fri 5/22

Dear friends, I made a quick trip to Chattanooga today to see my parents and was blessedly away from the news for most of the day. When I got home this evening I saw  that the president has demanded that churches be opened again “right away.” I have some...

Rector’s Update: Thur 5/21

Dear friends, Abundance. Gratitude. Kindness. These words hang on a banner in the Pop Up Food Pantry. Today I had the privilege of delivering $2,500 checks from St. Dunstan’s to both of the sister Sandy Springs pantries, started by moms worried that families...

Rector’s Update: Tue 5/19

Dear friends, Happy St. Dunstan’s Day! This is the day on the Church calendar when our patron saint is remembered and celebrated. I have to admit that many years ago when I was first interviewing to be the rector of St. Dunstan’s I had to go look up to see...

Rector’s Update: Mon 5/18

Dear friends, Attached are the prayers for Compline for this week. Remember that we “gather” at 8 p.m. each evening to pray for one another and our world. The livestream is also recorded and is available on our Facebook page any time. Thanks to all who...

The Hope That Is In Us

“Always be ready to make your defense to anyone who demands from you an accounting of the hope that is in you.” That verse from the First Letter of Peter leapt out at me this week.  I have to admit that hope is not something I’ve given a lot of thought to lately. Even...

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