Rector’s Update: Thur 6/10

Dear friends, In the spring of 2020, as normal life was coming to a halt because of the pandemic, St. Dunstan’s did an amazing thing. We raised $55,000 to help people in our community who had crippling medical debt. Through the organization RIP Medical Debt, the...

That Allure of Evil

    There is probably not another story in the entire Bible that has been more misinterpreted, misread, and misused than the Genesis story of Adam, Eve, and the serpent that we heard this morning.     One frequent misinterpretation of...

Rector’s Update: Sat 6/5

Dear friends, One of the hardest things about the pandemic was how it affected the way we cared for one another and our rituals of grief. I hated that I could not visit people in the hospital or rehab, or take communion to them at home. I hated that we had to postpone...

Rector’s Update: Wed 6/2

Dear friends, Several years ago I went to Montgomery, Alabama with several others from St. Dunstan’s to visit the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, also known as the lynching memorial. The memorial is made up of long columns, many suspended from the...

Love Going Forth

    The pattern is the same every year.     We celebrate Easter and God’s victory over death in the resurrection of Jesus, the son of God. Then 50 days later we celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit to the disciples at Pentecost....

Rector’s Update: Sat 5/29

Dear friends, Attached is the service sheet for tomorrow’s worship. Remember that it is our first time together with most of the Covid protocols lifted. That means there will be choir and congregational singing and coffee hour! Masks are optional for those who...

Rector’s Update: Wed 5/26

Dear friends, As I wrote earlier this week, this Sunday we will celebrate the lifting of most of our Covid restrictions. Among other things, it will mean we may have coffee hour for the first time in 14 months. We invite all of you to bring something to share. It will...

Rector’s Update: Mon 5/24

Dear friends, During the Easter season the blessing I used at the end of the service began “May the living God remove the suffocating shroud that lies upon our world.” Slowly, but surely that shroud is lifting. Some parts of the world, such as India and...

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