Monthly Archives: February 2013

Weekly Word for February 11, 2013

WEEKLY WORD FOR FEBRUARY 11, 2013 –Rectorly Imperfection (Who would have guessed?), reflection by the Rev Doyt Conn -Contemplative Stations of the Cross – Fridays in Lent -Lenten Services at Epiphany -Mardi Gras Pancake Supper –My Epiphany Story, a reflection by … Read more

Getting Out of the Pit

February 10, 2012, The Rev Doyt Conn preaching

And here is the revelation. It is what Paul is so excited about; it is what he now knows for certain– that we can never fall out of relationship with Christ. It is a lesson that he and we may have to learn over and over again throughout life. It is true, we never fall out with Christ. Read more

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Evensong

February 10, 2013, The Rev Kate Wesch preaching

Today, evensong, or “evening song,” is said or sung daily at many cathedrals. Essentially, it thanks God for the day just past and asks God’s protection during the coming night. It is a quiet, reflective set of prayers, songs, and psalms, asking the worshiper to be still in spirit. In its full expression, the choir sings much of the service on behalf of the congregation. Read more

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Weekly Word for February 4, 2013

WEEKLY WORD FOR FEBRUARY 4, 2013 -How the Church Operates: Apology #1, the Rev Doyt Conn –My Epiphany Story, A Series.  An introduction by Anna White –My Epiphany Journey, a reflection by Charley Bush -106th Annual Meeting Ed Emerson’s Senior … Read more

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The Presentation

February 3, 2013, The Rev Kate Wesch preaching.

Simeon and Anna have a lot of wisdom and they can teach us. I know their lives couldn’t have been simple or easy and yet, there they were day in and day out, praying and waiting. A little head cold comes along, a little adversity, trials, and stress, and I fall apart. As author Lauren Winner puts it and I agree, “I wish I had the eyes and faith that Simeon had, the eyes and faith to recognize God’s redemption in unlikely bodies. I wish I had the eyes to see God’s redeeming work in the world around me, and the faith to proclaim it. How can I become a person who can recognize God’s unfolding redemption, and respond with Simeon’s words?” Read more

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