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September 2017 Message from the Rector

Posted by Will Lowry on

Jesus invites the disciples who ask Him where he was staying to “Come and see." And He invites us to do the same. That is all we have to do to invite others to know who Jesus is.

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Hurricane Harvey Relief: How You Can Help

Posted by Barbara Taylor on

Many people want to know how they can assist in relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Following is the official response from the Episcopal Church in Arkansas.

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Parish Library Update: Summer 2017

Posted by Bill Myers on

If you haven't perused the shelves in our parish library for a while, you'll find plenty of new titles! From classic literature to Christian and Biblical history to examinations of our modern times -- you are sure to find something that will lift, entertain, inform and enrich. Come on in!

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August 2017 Message from the Rector

Posted by Will Lowry on

Our way of life as followers of The Way should imitate Jesus’ life and ministry, not his dying. (Photo credit: Fr. Gregory Boyle, founder of Homeboy Industries)

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July 2017 Message from the Rector

Posted by Will Lowry on

In my mind there is a difference in being committed and obligated to something. Being obligated implies that there is no freedom in the connection, while being committed implies a dedicated choice. By committing ourselves to change or changing something, we do so freely and with devotion.

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Why Go To Church?

Posted by Rt. Rev. Larry R. Benfield on

It is an important gift that Christianity gives to the world: see the risen Christ in others so that they become our equals as we love them as we love ourselves. It brings peace. It is a message that the world needs now more than it has in ages.

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New Ministry: Comfort Food

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Last Saturday, six happy cooks left jars of soup in the freezer in the church kitchen. We enjoyed cooking together and started with vegetable soup. When we meet again, we'll add other menu choices. The soup is free to anyone. Just take what you want for "rainy day insurance" for yourself, or...

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June 2017 Message from the Rector

Posted by Will Lowry on

We cannot construe our own agendas with the truth of the Gospel. To quote St. Paul, “There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Jesus Christ” (Gal. 3:28). Each time we drink from the cup and eat the bread, we are reminded that...

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Parish Library Update: Spring 2017

Posted by Bill Myers on

Didn't know we had one? Our parish library is just inside the front door, off the narthex, to the left. There are special sections: Old and New Testament, Reference, Biblical Commentary, Devotions, and Music. Books in the general section are in alphabetical order according to author. The card...

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May 2017 Message from the Rector

Posted by Will Lowry on

This season is considered to be a season of mystagogy, where the meaning of the sacraments and the new life in Christ we received at His Resurrection on Easter morn are to be celebrated and remembered.

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