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Rector’s Update: 2/4

Rector’s Update: 2/4

Dear friends, I did something this week that might surprise you. I was a bit surprised myself. I wrote a thank you note to Liz Cheney. Even more surprising, it wasn't my first thank you to a Republican office holder this year. Last month I wrote to thank our Secretary...

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Rector’s Update: 2/1

Rector’s Update: 2/1

Dear friends, It is good to be back in the office after a much needed two weeks off. Other than a few trips to Chattanooga we were at home, watching all the inaugural festivities and other news, sleeping late, reading mindless mysteries, puttering around the house,...

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Rector’s Update: Mon 1/25

Dear friends, I have just a few things to share with you today. First, a reminder that we are the hosts for Family Promise the week of February 14. When I looked at the SIgnUP Genius I was amazed at how full it was. But we still need $25 gifts cards for Kroger and...

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Rector’s Update: Thur 1/21

Dear friends,"Will you respect the dignity of every human being?"  I will, with God's help. Those words from our Baptismal Covenant were in my mind all day yesterday as I sat glued to the television watching the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris and all the...

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Rector’s Update: Tue 1/19

Rector’s Update: Tue 1/19

Dear friends, I have a few things to pass on to you while I am off. First of all, our turn to host Family Promise is coming up February 14-21. As has been the case for almost a year now, hosting is different in the age of Coronatide. We don't need people to cook or...

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Rector’s Update: Tue 1/12

Dear friends, This is just a quick note to let you know that after our vestry meeting is finished this evening I am going to be taking some time off. I'll be back in the office on February 1. Deborah Silver and Bill Deneke will be filling in on Sunday mornings,...

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Rector’s Update: Sat 1/9

Dear friends, Once again your kindness and generosity are amazing. I asked earlier this week if anyone could take care of Bob Wolfson's dog Teddy while he was recovering from surgery, and I got an instant reply yes. In fact, several of you offered to help. Elizabeth...

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Rector’s Update: Mon 1/4

Dear friends, Happy New Year! I don't know about you, but I am ready to get back to a normal schedule, or what counts as normal in the midst of a pandemic. There are still big events in the next week or so -- the election tomorrow, Congressional certification of the...

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