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Lenten Book Study

Book Study Group: At the Scent of Water: The Ground of Hope in the Book of Job, by our guest theologian J. Gerald Janzen. Group Leader, Robyn Gibboney. Time: 10am Saturday March 9, 16, 23, and 30.

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Walking with Jesus

Please join Parish Health Ministry as we kick off our Lenten program, “Walking with Jesus” during the Coffee Hour on March 3. Walking with Jesus is a six week program designed to challenge participants to improve their health with increased walking, eating more vegetables and increasing water intake. Along with …

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Book of Job Lenten Practice for 2019

Our Formation and Music Ministries have joined to put together a special group of opportunities to customize your exploration of the Book of Job this Lent from March 9-April 7. In addition to scholarly bible study, we are bringing in scholars from different faith traditions from around the Midwest and …

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The Fringe Hamilton

On Sunday, February 24th from 5-6pm, The Fringe Hamilton will be joining us in the Assembly room to share their ministry. The Fringe was born out of an unfortunate lack of local Christian community and dedication to those on the “fringe” of our society – peoples with involvement in the …

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Jesus has an active prayer life

It’s a snowy day, and many people can’t make it to church, and many did. Please watch the video to hear today’s sermon and click the link to read today’s readings. Video: Let us pray: The First Sunday After the Epiphany Father in heaven, who at the baptism of Jesus …

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Chat about Paul’s Letter to the Romans during Ephiphany

This Epiphany season, The Episcopal Church is providing resources for another Good Book Club, this time to read Paul’s Letter to the Romans. There are many options for this study, including an online Wednesday night bible study with Jay Sidebotham, family activities, and more found here, Good Book Club Resources …

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Live with Meaning and Purpose – Refresh Your Soul 2019 retreat

Please join the Parish Health Ministry in attending the national conference on March 18, 2019. We have a unique opportunity to hear Mother Teresa’s authorized biographer speak to us, as well as leaders from other faiths talk about what it means to Live With Meaning and Purpose. Find out more …

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Assuming Positive Intent

“Assuming Positive Intent”   While away on sabbatical I had the opportunity to read several quality books, as well as several relaxing, easy reads.  One of the quality books I read was Stephen Covey’s, The Speed of Trust:  The One Thing That Changes Everything.  Our 2018 Vestry team practices increasing …

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All Good Things Come by Grace by Todd Wenning

Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. 1 Peter 4:10 Back in college, I took a theology course called “Religious Themes in Modern Fiction & Film.” Over the course of the semester, we watched …

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Sabatical

  Sabbath.  My three months of intense sabbath has come and gone, and while I have let go of the travel and am physically present in Cincinnati, my hope is that I don’t forget my sacred gift of time, space, and leisurely strolling any time soon.   I left my …

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Observing Advent in 2018

Starting on December 2, the first Sunday in Advent, follow A&HT along on Facebook to get daily prompts for two spiritual opportunities. The first is using the advent calendar from The Episcopal Church for you and your family to practice a Rule of Life using the #WayofLove – Click Here The …

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Loose Change

Loose change: Each Sunday, you will hear us pray for a different community ministry in our Prayers of the People. We pray for them because we give all the coins in our Sunday offering to the ministry of the month. If you’d like to make a bigger contribution during the …

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Presiding Bishop’s statement on Tree of Life tragedy

October 27, 2018 Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has issued the following statement: Dear Friends, I’m here in Des Moines, Iowa at the convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Iowa. It’s Saturday, and several hours ago you learned, as did we all, that a gunman entered Tree of Life …

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Area churches in partnership with the Valley Interfaith Community Center

Ascension and Holy Trinity is once again joining other area churches in partnership with the Valley Interfaith Community Center in the annual Thanksgiving Basket Drive. This year the actual event will be on Saturday, November 17 at Friendship United Methodist Church staring at 9am. You can participate in several ways: …

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