Rector’s Update: Mon 11/22

Dear friends, On the heels of our Thanksgiving food collection for Emmaus House we are asking for something else — toys and gifts for the people Emmaus House serves. Emmaus House is a ministry of the Episcopal Church, serving the Peoplestown neighborhood around...

Rector’s Update: Sat 11/20

Dear friends, Tomorrow is the last Sunday of this church year. It also the Sunday before Thanksgiving, and that will be the central theme of our worship. Come join us in giving thanks! We also ask that you have your pledge cards in by tomorrow. Doing so will save you...

Rector’s Update: Wed 11/17

Dear friends, The season of Advent is fast upon us. One of the special treats we have for you during this special season is a piano recital by Cameron on Saturday, December 4, at 7 p.m. He will be playing pieces by Beethoven, Bach, and Liszt. There will be a reception...

Inwardly Digesting

    Blessed Lord, who caused all holy Scriptures to be written for our learning: Grant us so to hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them, that we may embrace and ever hold fast the blessed hope of everlasting life, which you have given us...

Rector’s Update: Fri 11/12

Dear friends, It’s not on any church calendar and we never know exactly when it will happen, but it’s one of my favorite Sundays of the year — and this Sunday is it. I’m talking about the Sunday when the window above the altar is a brilliant...

Of Saints and Parachute Packers

Charlie Plumb was a fighter pilot in Vietnam. He returned safely from 75 combat missions. But on his 76th flight, his plane was hit by a surface-to-air missile. Plumb ejected from the plane just in time, pulled his parachute, and drifted to the ground. He was captured...

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