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Rector’s Update: Fri 11/20

Dear friends, As we look ahead to next week Thanksgiving is at the forefront of our thoughts. But right behind it come Advent and Christmas. This year we are once again helping families served by Emmaus House, near the old Turner Field. In years past we have adopted...

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Rector’s Update: Wed 11/18

Dear friends, A popular song when I was in high school was "Joy to the World" by the band Three Dog Night, which began with the memorable line "Jeremiah was a bullfrog." I remember my biology teacher walking around the classroom singing it as we dissected frogs....

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Rector’s Update: Mon 11/16

Dear friends, Just when I think I can no longer be shocked by any news of the pandemic I read something new that shocks me. Today it was an article stating that since the November 3 election more than a million Americans have been infected with Covid and more than...

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Rector’s Update: Fri 11/13

Dear friends, With Covid numbers soaring and increases in cases in every state it was only a matter of time before the coronavirus hit home. And now it has. Cameron began feeling ill yesterday evening and got tested this morning. He is positive for Covid. He has a...

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Rector’s Update: Wed 11/11

Rector’s Update: Wed 11/11

Dear friends, This is the week, my favorite one of the year at St. Dunstan's, the week when the windows above the altar are brilliant red, filled with the leaves of the trees in peak color. I am sad that we won't be in church to see it this year. That's just one of...

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Rector’s Update: Mon 11/9

Dear friends, What a glorious day we had in the Beech Grove yesterday. It was a perfect fall day. It was nice to see so many of you there, and to know that many more of you were watching online. The weather for this Sunday does not look promising at this point, but we...

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Rector’s Update: Fri 11/6

Dear friends, There is a piece of local election news that I have been meaning to share with you. Many of you know my good friend the Rev. Kim Jackson, who has preached at St. Dunstan's many times. Kim is now vicar of Church of the Common Ground, a congregation...

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Rector’s Update: Thur 11/5

Dear friends, This morning I went into the church and when I was almost to the front I looked to my right and gasped. There, standing with his nose pressed up against the glass, was a young two-point buck, looking into the church. He was beautiful. For a long moment...

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Rector’s Update: Wed 11/4

Dear friends, And so we wait. All I can say about the presidential election is that by the time I press send on this email the situation will have changed. I have largely, and uncharacteristically, stayed away from the news and social media today, letting Joe and...

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Rector’s Update: Tue 11/3

Dear friends, Well, it is finally here. Election Day 2020. The day we have been anticipating for months, if not longer. In the past few days texts and conversations with friends here and across the country have been uniformly the same. "I'm so nervous! Are you as...

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