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This week: April 8th, 2018

Dear Friends~ I’ve been in Dallas this week. I was invited by the CEO of The Episcopal Network for Stewardship to attend the Pathways to Generosity Conference and to lead worship on Thursday morning. I got to tell the story of … Continue reading

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This week: March 24, 2018

The bishop is coming! And that smile is just for you!   On Palm Sunday (this Sunday!), Bishop John Taylor will join us for the 10am service. We will gather on the lawn for the blessing of the palms and triumphal … Continue reading

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This Week: February 24, 2018

How is your Lent going? I’m finding challenges in unlikely places. Thursdays are my day to go to Rotary. It’s held at lunchtime so there is always food. But Rotary, in my experience, has always been a dessert-free zone. No … Continue reading

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This week: January 3, 2018

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Yes, it is still Christmas, you know. Today is the 10th day of Christmas, so ten lords a leaping. (And if you know me well enough, you can guess how much this picture tickles me!) Tomorrow … Continue reading

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This week: December 21st, 2017

I love flash mob performances… even though I’ve only seen them on my Facebook page or YouTube. It would be so much fun to be caught in the moment and watch one unfold in front of me. I think this … Continue reading

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This week: December 16, 2017

Far and away my favorite author as a child was Madeleine L’Engle. I delighted in A Wrinkle in Time and checked it out of the library so often that it finally showed up under the Christmas tree. I still have that copy. It … Continue reading

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This week: December 7th, 2017

Dear Friends~ From St. Nicholas to Santa Claus… Today on the church calendar we celebrate St. Nicholas of Myra, a fourth century bishop and the patron saint of sailors and children. Legend has it that he was a wealthy man … Continue reading

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This week: December 3rd, 2017

The season is turning. Sunday is the First Sunday in Advent and we will see changes in the colors, the liturgy, the music and the tenor of our lessons. We will also leave the gospel of Matthew and move into the … Continue reading

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This week: November 10, 2017

Tomorrow is Veterans Day. It began as a remembrance of the Armistice that ended WWI—signed at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. Traditionally, we observed two minutes of silence at 11am each November 11th to … Continue reading

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This week: October 28th, 2017

Dear Friends~ If we were Lutherans we’d know that this coming week is a major milestone in Church history. Lutherans, after all, are heirs of Martin Luther. And October 31, 2017 marks exactly 500 years since he nailed his 95 … Continue reading

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