8 am Sunday Service Returns

We are resuming our 8:00 am Sunday Service this Sunday, October 29. We offer a spoken services of Holy Communion every Sunday at 8:00 am and Choral Holy Communion of…

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Mardi Gras Pancake Supper!

BOUNCE HOUSE! SCAVENGER HUNT! OUTDOOR FUN! Shrove Tuesday (Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday to the French) is the day before the beginning of Lent. In the old days, families would…

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Ash Wednesday

Join us for either of our Ash Wednesday service on February 14: Holy Communion and Imposition of Ashes at Noon, or Holy Communion and Imposition of Ashes at 7:00 pm…

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Depending on Dependence

I had lunch with a good friend of mine today who recommended a book entitled An Invisible Thread, written by Laura Schroff. It tells the story of a chance encounter between an upwardly mobile sales executive and a 11 year-old African-American panhandler. As the sales executive walked by him, the boy asked her for some change. She, ignoring him, walked right past. As she was crossing the street, however, she stopped mid-stride and paused. This was it. It was the moment that would define the meaning of life. It was the moment that stewardship broke into a young woman’s life. Stewardship? This was not the word you were expecting. You were expecting a word like conscience, deliverance, charity, kindness, or something of that nature. Isn’t stewardship what we go through every Fall to gather pledges to get the money to pay the bills? No — stewardship is the term I meant to use. Allow me to finish the story. So the young sales executive stops in the middle of the street (and is almost hit by a car). She turns…