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Rector’s Update: Sat 8/22

Dear friends, Attached is the service sheet for tomorrow morning's worship (at 10 on Facebook Live). Pentecost-12-Proper-16-20A-August-23Download You also have the opportunity to worship tomorrow evening with a new worship video by Bishop Rob Wright. He's calling it...

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Rector’s Update: Wed 8/19

Rector’s Update: Wed 8/19

Dear friends, I have several things to share with you today. First, my fellow priest and good friend Kim Jackson, vicar of Church of the Common Ground, contacted me yesterday and asked if St. Dunstan's could provide lunch for her congregation on Sunday, August 30. As...

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Rector’s Update: Tue 8/18

Dear friends, Today is the 100th anniversary of a significant day in our country's history, the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which removed gender as a qualification to vote. "The rights of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by...

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Rector’s Update: Mon 8/17

Dear friends, One of the biggest surprises (in a good way) to me during this time of being "scattered, yet together" has been the response to Compline. When the pandemic began and I was looking for ways for us to come together online I thought of doing the short...

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Rector’s Update: Sat 8/15

Rector’s Update: Sat 8/15

Dear friends, Attached is the bulletin for tomorrow morning's service. Those of you who tuned in last Sunday know that we have changed the venue and set up for Sunday mornings. For the last 4.5 months, we had been live-streaming Sunday morning Eucharist from our...

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Rector’s Update: Wed 8/12

Dear friends, We now know who is going to be on the ballot in the presidential election this fall. With Joe Biden's announcement that Sen. Kamala Harris will be his running mate the tickets for both parties are complete. Senator Harris is a history-making choice, the...

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Rector’s Update: Thur 8/6

Dear friends, I have received the final results of our RIP Medical Debt campaign. With our $55,000 we were able to eliminate medical debt for 4,003 Atlanta households, which amounted to $6.47 million of debt! The average debt per household was $1,600. Each of those...

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Rector’s Update: Wed 8/5

Rector’s Update: Wed 8/5

Dear friends, The backpack in the picture below may look ordinary, but it's not. It's a pandemic bag I packed for Joseph Henry to take with him to Georgia Tech. Its contents include masks, filters, gloves, hand sanitizer, sanitizing wipes, Tylenol, cough drops,...

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Rector’s Update: Tue 8/4

Rector’s Update: Tue 8/4

Dear friends, I know I've said this many times in the past few months, but I continue to be amazed at your generosity. I've attached two pictures that are testaments to it. The stack under the owl photo is what has been collected for Family Promise to use next week....

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Rector’s Update: Mon 8/3

Dear friends, I looked out the window at about 2:30 this afternoon and it was as dark as night. Thunder boomed, the wind blew, and rain swept sideways across the parking lot. Now, an hour later the Beech Grove is bathed in dappled sunlight. From light to darkness back...

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