Rector’s Reflections

Presiding Bishop Remembers 9-11

The Episcopal ChurchOffice of Public Affairs Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop calls for reflection on tenth anniversary of September 11 attacksAugust 18, 2011Calling the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks “an opportunity for reflection,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori notes that the Church “continues to work for healing …

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Purple Stride

The following blog entry written by Maurice Bason on behalf of “Purple Stride:” Just to let you know that I have posted information about this fundraising walk on the PHM and News from the Pews boards. I have also registered Team A&HT for the walk, and I signed up as …

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Adult Formation for 2011-12

Hello Everyone!We are very excited to offer a liturgy based Adult Curriculum this year called Feasting on the Word .  This program follows the Revised Common Lectionary and appears to be fantastic!!Please take a few minutes to view the program for yourself at:  http://www.feastingontheword.net/Products/FC011/adult-9-month-curriculum.aspx   (just click on the http: …

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Our Thanks and Appreciation!

Sunday August 21st was a day filled with great joy and thanksgiving for me and for my family.  You, the gracious and welcoming of Ascension and Holy Trinity, gave us such a gift.  Actually, you gave us several gifts!  Rosemary loves the flowers, and Nathaniel and Lucas are enjoying their …

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Reclaiming the Great Commission

What Happened to “Reclaiming the Great Commission” book study? Well, to be quite honest, we had a great summer of traveling.  Our book study participants’ travel schedule took a bit of a hit on the group, but we sure had some great adventures with our families this summer.  Now, we’re …

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Youth Confirmation Classes

The following is an excerpt from an email sent from Christina Brandewie to all students eligible for confirmation: “Friends:  The following email from Rev. Eric has made clear the Confirmation date for those wishing to be Confirmed will be Sun., Jan. 8, 2012.   We have decided to continue the …

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What about a Wednesday noon Eucharist?

Ascension and Holy Trinity has offered weekday Eucharist for many many years.  We worship God through Holy Eucharist every Wednesday morning at 10:00 in our Memorial Chapel, and folks thoroughly enjoy our quiet time together with God. I typically choose one of the saints for readings and have the congregation …

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The Weather Has Been Fantastic!

And so have the Simple Supper Dinners together with our A&HT family.  Don’t want to cook a full meal for your family Thursday night?  Hey, I understand!  Whip up a hearty appetizer, and join your parish family for a picnic on the Gathering Place.  We haven’t had a guitarist in …

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