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Sunday morning worship at Grace Episcopal Church remains online. Evening Prayer is offered outdoors on Sunday evenings for a congregation of 50 or less. All are welcome, however registration is required. Please visit our Grace@Home page for the registration link and to see all the ways we are staying connected to one another, to Grace, and to God!

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February 4, 2019

Our Struggle with God’s Promiscuity

When I was a kid, we would take a family vacation to the beach each Summer, and while I didn’t care for sand, I loved swimming in the Gulf of Mexico.  While the others would lay out to “get some sun,” I would take my goggles and swim out into...

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January 29, 2019

Necessary Conversations

Last weekend I enjoyed the special privilege of time with 100 amazing women, including my sweet and amazing daughter, Rebekah. I have three sons as well who I love with my whole heart, but for decades now just the one daughter. Some years ago, she and I clearly transitioned from...

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January 28, 2019

Gospel of the Week: January 27

Jesus, filled with the power of the Spirit, returned to Galilee, and a report about him spread through all the surrounding country. He began to teach in their synagogues and was praised by everyone. When he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, he went to the synagogue...

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January 28, 2019

News for January 27-February 2

The Prayerful Groundwork of Civil Discourse Join me in a new Rector’s Sunday Forum beginning January 27 as we explore the way practices of prayer ground our engagement in civil discourse. I will be helping lead the upcoming Lansing Lee Conference at Kanuga Conference Center March 22 to 24, where...

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January 22, 2019

An Abundance of Light

They feast upon the abundance of your house; you give them drink from the river of your delights. For with you is the well of life, and in your light we see light. On Monday I received a text from my friend Stephanie, who asked if I could do a...

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January 22, 2019

Gospel of the Week: January 20

On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to the wedding. When the wine gave out, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine.” And Jesus said to...

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January 9, 2019

Gospel of the Week: January 13

As the people were filled with expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John, whether he might be the Messiah, John answered all of them by saying, “I baptize you with water; but one who is more powerful than I is coming; I am not worthy to untie...

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January 7, 2019

Light from Light: An Epiphany Sermon

Arise, shine; for your light has come, And the glory of the Lord has risen upon you. Isaiah 60:1  When I was in Middle School, we took our first skills inventory test, one of many until undergrad.  They brought in a large, repurposed bus that was filled with cubicles and...

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January 3, 2019

News for January 6-12

A Retreat with Phileena Heurtz Come share in a special retreat as we welcome Phileena Heuertz, author of Mindful Silence: The Heart of Christian Contemplation on Saturday, January 12 from 9:00 AM- 2:00 PM in the parish hall. Phileena will reflect on her book, inviting us to consider what it...

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January 2, 2019

Gospel of the Week: January 6

In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, asking, “Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For we observed his star at its rising, and have come to pay him homage.”...

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