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The Light of Christ

My heart grieves over the hatred expressed last night and this morning in Charlottesville, VA.  I cannot comprehend that there is still so much hatred, racism, and violence today.  The headline in today’s Washington Post reads, “White Nationalists Ordered to Leave Va. Park Before Planned ‘Unite the Right’ Rally.”  Other …

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Otto Is Home

We live in challenging times.  Tuesday morning while waiting for my youngest son to finish skating lessons I came upon the praiseworthy news that Wyoming, Ohio’s Otto Warmbier would soon be released from N. Korea and flown home to be reunited with his family.  While I have not met Otto, …

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Stations of the Resurrection

Ascension & Holy Trinity has faithfully practiced praying the Stations of the Cross Friday evenings throughout Lent for the last few years now. We get anywhere from two to twelve people on a Friday evening to pray the fourteen stations in our church nave. New within the last couple of …

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Thoughts on Restoring Conversations

Blog Restoring Conversations March 7, 2017 The Rev. Eric L. Miller Saturday March 4th, I stepped a bit out of my comfort zone, and therefore, I experienced a bit of spiritual growth, too. Isn’t that something! I attended the first of six workshops titled, “Restoring Conversations: A Six-Week Workshop On …

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Lent Is Nearly Upon Us

It’s Shrove Tuesday.  My ukulele is tuned up, ready for me to play and sing “Stand By Me” for our annual Ascension & Holy Trinity Shrove Tuesday Variety Show.  Wow, that was a mouthful.  I have stretched a bit and remembered the kata I’ll be offering this evening with three …

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Rector’s Reflections February 2017 The Rev. Eric L. Miller It was a Wednesday afternoon. That morning I had read over upcoming bulletins, looked over the Annual Meeting packet, had a meaningful Holy Eucharist with several in our Memorial Chapel, and met with a few different parishioners. I grew hungry. So, …

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Rector’s Reflection Jan 2017

January 2017 Rector’s Reflections The Rev. Eric L. Miller With the birth of the new year we are still planted firmly in the middle of Christmastide. Christmas gives many of us a great sense of joy and wonder as we celebrate the ultimate gift, the gift of God’s love made …

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