“I invite you, therefore, in the name of the Church, to the observance of a holy Lent, by self-examination and repentance; by prayer, fasting and self-denial; and by reading and meditating on God’s holy Word.” (Book of Common Prayer p.265) Every Ash Wednesday we proclaim this invitation to our congregation. In the tradition of the […]
“FROM WHAT ARE YOU TEMPTED TO FLEE? WHAT WOULD IT TAKE TO TRUST GOD HERE?” (Br. Luke Ditewig, SSJE, https://www.ssje.org/monasticwisdom/stability/?utm_source=SSJE&utm_campaign=1a2a3b1794-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_10_24&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d17480dad0-1a2a3b1794-54045989) THERE ARE TIMES WHEN IT FEELS LIKE STAYING PUT IS AN IMPOSSIBILITY. THE BEST MOVE IS TO MOVE ON, LEAVE THE AREA AND START FRESH IN A NEW “PLACE” – WHETHER THE “PLACE” IS A […]
All we need is love?
The language of scripture sometimes throws me. However, in John’s gospel Jesus offers us a beautiful simplification of our call to serve the world in his name. Jesus tells us in chapter 13, verses 34-35: “I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should […]
Father Mike's Blog
What’s Happening with the Capital Campaign? I have been asked this question on several occasions so I thought it might be good to give everyone an update on our progress. Currently we have raised over $313,000 in pledges and have also been given a $150,000 life insurance policy. While those numbers are encouraging, they pale […]