Posts Categorized: Voice of the Clergy

Repetition & ritual allow us to live deeply into the mysteries of faith

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By The Rev. Carlton Kelly (Part II of II: continued from 10/21/2016) Another visual reminder of the uniqueness of Christian liturgical worship is the use of vestments for those who lead our liturgies.  It is in these vestments that the colors of the liturgical year are most obvious.  The foundational vestment for all clergy and… Read more »

What are you seeking?

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By The Rev. Carlton Kelley We will have a baptism, always an occasion of joy, of Alice Elizabeth Walters, daughter of John and Libby Walters on Sunday, October 16 at the 10 am Liturgy and again on All Saint’s Sunday, November 6 at 10am of Lilly Lutz, daughter of Jessica and Gary Lutz. It seems… Read more »

All are welcome

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The Episcopal Church, through the work of its General Convention, has affirmed the role of gay and lesbian people within the church for over thirty years including full access to the ordination process, and offered historical support of gay and lesbian persons as children of God and entitled to full civil rights in the larger… Read more »

Grace has been good for me

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By The Rev. Katheryn King More than a few years ago now, Roy Oswald wrote a document about leaving a parish ministry called “Running Through the Thistles.” The point being, there may be pain involved in closing out one’s life in a particular place and time. That would be Grace Episcopal Church in Traverse City… Read more »