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6 reasons not to miss the Annual Meeting

With all the demand on our time it can be tempting to take a pass on the church’s annual meeting. Perhaps the business of the church doesn’t strike us as exciting. Perhaps we are content to let the pillars run … Continue reading

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preparing the church for baptism

Veni Sancte Spiritus is often sung at liturgies of ordination, though it can be sung at other times and certainly isn’t out of place at a baptism.  When Bishop Rodman was ordained and consecrated this summer, bishops sang Veni Sancte … Continue reading

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reoriented eastwards

I’ve long understood the Epiphany as the showing of Jesus (the proper word is “manifesting”) to the world. Through the miracle of the wedding at Cana and the calling of the first disciples, and especially through the witness of the … Continue reading

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the art of showing up

Homily for October 15, 2017 The parable of the wedding banquet is one of several stories that Matthew tells about pretty much the same thing: who is invited to be in relationship with God, and how we respond to that … Continue reading

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the empty glass

Homily for October 1, 2017 Do you see the glass as half-full, or half empty?  The question has particular meaning these days, and on this Sunday. The question resonates in these times, when so much is uncertain. When our anxiety … Continue reading

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