John Graves

Music Notes for Easter 2

bryan anderson music notes

This week we will celebrate Good Shepherd Sunday, when we recall one of the great “I am” statements of Jesus: “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.” (John 10:11-12). The other text most powerfully associated with this theme is of course Psalm 23, “The Lord is my…

Mooring in Troubled Times

You might not know this but the numbers of people who say they attend church at least monthly has declined to below 50% nationwide. This is unprecedented in the history of our nation and it has many ramifications. One effect is that people do not have the same starting place or context for civil discourse.…

The Passion

by David Browder “Passion” is a word that has definite associations in 21st Century America. “What is your passion?” “Follow your passion.” This is the advice we often hear at our graduation ceremonies and these are the ideas that make us wistful during movies. “Passion” in this context is deeply and intensely held commitment and…

Hard Hat Tour: Sunday, April 11

Plan now to join us for a Hard Hat Tour of our new academic building, now under construction, on Sunday, April 11, right after attending church in our newly renovated sanctuary! Our Hard Hat Tour is for all church members. Families can participate in the tour together and take home a commemorative family photo. Campaign…

Cold Weather Update 2/17

Due to our record cold weather, continuing power outages and unsafe conditions, our Ash Wednesday service on campus has been cancelled. Please join our Rector, David Browder, at 5 PM on Facebook Live for Evening Prayer. Our Sunday service will be held in person and online as usual. Wednesday’s Epistle email newsletter will go out…