Monthly Archives: June 2016

Flower Class

10 am (Great Hall) Join us for a morning of summer flowers as Ann Kurtz guides you through a straightforward process of creating a lush seasonal flower arrangement for your home. Read more

Weekly Word for July 1, 2016

– The Epiphany Farm
– We Are All Connected
– Prayers for VBC
– Many Thanks from Emily
– Can I Borrow a Recliner?
– Parish Prayer List
– Sunday Lectionary Corner
– Upcoming Events Read more

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Being All in All the Time

June 26, 2016, The Rev. Kate Wesch preaching

I wonder—how might we be all in all the time? What are those obligations in your life that pull you away from your relationship with God, away from your work and passions, away from self-care? What are the things that take you out of relationship? Read more

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Moving From Fear to Awe

June 19, 2016, Charissa Bradstreet preaching

Awe changes us, awe helps us see the world more clearly, to see the world with the eyes of God. When you reflect on your own story, where have you encountered God in ways that have provoked awe and wonder in you? With whom do you share those stories? The gospels urge us to tell these stories because the world needs them. Read more

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Weekly Word for June 17, 2016

– The Tragedy in Orlando
– A Message from Iyad
– Celebrate the Foster Family and Todd’s Ordination
– Still Collecting Snack Food the VBC Service Project
– Upcoming Music Guild Recitals
– The Annual Family Camping Trip
– Parish Prayer List
– Sunday Lectionary Corner
– Upcoming Events Read more

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Information Session for Upcoming Walking Pilgrimage

10 am (Great Hall) George Moberly would like lead a small group on a pilgrim walk in England some time next spring. The pilgrimage would start at Winchester Cathedral at Evensong and end at Canterbury Cathedral at Evensong. Come to an information session if you are at all curious! Read more

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What it means to be free

June 12, 2016, The Rev. Doyt L. Conn, Jr. preaching

Here is the assumption Luke is making: every soul deeply desires freedom from the expectations of their context, whether a hedge fund manager in Manhattan, or a grandmother in Seward Park, or a shepherd in the Sudan. We all have cultural expectations set upon us, and while much of this is good and healthy, some of this can be constricting and onerous and cause us to give away our lives in favor of someone else’s expectations. And that is not Good News. Jesus came to give us Good News. He came to set us free, to liberate us, which is why he introduces us to this woman. Because she is free. Read more

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Weekly Word for June 10, 2016

– God on Trial at St. Lukes
– Pilgrimage Opportunity: Let’s Walk to Canterbury Together!
– Celebrating the Foster Family and Todd’s Ordination
– Summer Concert Series in July
– Parish Prayer List
– Sunday Lectionary Corner
– Upcoming Events Read more

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