Rector’s Update: Tue 2/23

Dear friends, Two years ago a group from St. Dunstan’s spent most of the Saturdays in Lent visiting the sites of lynchings in Fulton County. The purpose of these visits was to remember what had happened at each of these sites, to remember those who died in such...

Rector’s Update: Mon 2/22

Dear friends, Sometime today the official death toll from the coronavirus in this country is expected to surpass the 500,000 mark. That is the official count. Public health experts say the reality is many more than that. Half a million people dead is a number that is...

Rector’s Update: Wed 2/17

Dear friends, Today we begin the holy season of Lent, those 40 days of reflection and preparation for Easter. You should have received an abbreviated Ash Wednesday at Home service along with the pre-blessed ashes. But we will also be streaming the full Ash Wednesday...

Rector’s Update: Tue 2/16

Dear friends, Happy Fat Tuesday! This day before the beginning of Lent is traditionally a time of celebration, of parties and parades, eating and drinking. The most famous Fat Tuesday celebration, of course, is Mardi Gras in New Orleans. But not this year. As is the...

Rector’s Update: Mon 2/15

Dear friends, On this dreary winter day we have a special treat to bring you some Valentine’s joy. Come by the church between 11-noon and 5-6 to pick yours up. And attached is the service for Compline for tonight and tomorrow night.We’ll change the service...

Rector’s Update: Thur 2/11

Dear friends,  There are two significant dates on the calendar next week, and we have something for you for each of them.  First is this Sunday, which is Valentine’s Day. If you come by the church Monday between 11 a.m.-Noon, or 5-6 p.m. we have a special (day...

Rector’s Update: Wed 2/10

Dear friends, Sometime last year on a Zoom call with clergy we were asked by the bishop what words first come to mind when we think of our experience as a priest during the pandemic. The two words that immediately came to me were generosity and abundance. Those words...

Rector’s Update: Mon 2/8

Dear friends, What do the guest preacher at an Episcopal Church yesterday and an advertisement during last night’s Super Bowl have in common? They are both causing a lot of discussion and fallout today, for many of the same reasons. Yesterday morning the guest...

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