Rector’s Reflections

I Saw God

I saw God. Yes, you read that correctly. Sunday April 8th I witnessed God working miracles in a community I’m part of, Wyoming, Ohio. It was a normal Sunday, typical for many a priest. I held two worship services; I preached at the early service and led a Taize-inspired worship …

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The Stillness of Taize

Mystical

This Sunday April 8th we are having a bit of a different worship experience for Ascension & Holy Trinity.  That’s right, the second Sunday of Easter our 10:00 liturgy will have strong elements of Taize-style music.  In fact, we won’t even be using the organ–I know, how adventurous of us! …

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Better Be Ready

Eric Miller

Last Sunday we held our first of five “Better Be Ready” sessions.  The Rev. Maggie Foote and I shared about the importance of preparing for our final days on earth and for our funeral liturgies.  We encouraged those gathered that our funeral liturgy can be our last gift to the …

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Friendships That Endure

Dear Beloved of Ascension & Holy Trinity, My dear friend, colleague, and brother in Christ, Pastor Ed Goode, has made the difficult decision to resign from serving as head pastor of Wyoming Presbyterian Church. It is likely that unreconciled differences led to Ed’s decision to resign as minister of his …

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Time to Get Our Commissioning On!

“Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples …

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Lovers Better Love Because Haters Gonna Hate

Westboro Baptist Church was in town yesterday.  What were they up to?  Well, protesting, of course.  That is what Westboro Baptist does best, right?  Apparently, they visited Cincinnati to protest in front of Oak Hills School and the University of Cincinnati.  Enquirer Opinion Why?  Great question. Westboro Baptist’s leadership and members are fraught with …

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