Monthly Archives: June 2016

Resurrection at Nain

June 5, 2016, The Rev. Todd Foster preaching

It is fascinating to me that when God chose to put on flesh and come into the world in power, God chose not to do so with huge assertions of political influence or military might. Jesus did indeed demonstrate mastery of rulers, kingdoms and death, but Jesus didn’t abolish these things. Still today we lose children, parents, siblings, friends, and lovers. What Jesus, God in the flesh, did was to bring us good news. Jesus proclaimed and demonstrated and confirmed the presence of God with us and God for us. Jesus showed us that the death and loss, the sadness and hurt we experience isn’t the final, defining word in our lives. There are more fundamental forces at play in our existence even than questions of life and death. We are invited into a larger reality, and an allegiance that transcends the here and now. We are invited into a relationship that is bigger than life itself. Read more

Ordination of Todd Foster

7 pm (St. Mark’s Cathedral) Todd Foster is now ready to be ordained into the priesthood. The parish is invited to a service of ordination at St. Mark’s Cathedral, Bishop Rickel presiding, with a reception to follow. Read more

Weekly Word for June 3, 2016

– Summer Plans
– Summer Concert Series!
– Paintings in the Fireside Room
– The Sweeny-Benders Are Going on an Adventure
– Parish Prayer List
– Sunday Lectionary Corner
– Upcoming Events Read more

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