Posts Categorized: Voice of the Clergy

May We Serve You?

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Voice of the Associate Rector By the Rev Katheryn M King May we serve you? Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. Galatians 6:2 NIV I was sad to hear the other day that one of our members of our Parish was in and out of the… Read more »

Is the Christmas story necessary?

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By The Rev. Katheryn King Is the Christmas Story Necessary? That might seem like a silly question.  Yet it is not silly at all when we remember that two of the four New Testament gospels do not have stories of Jesus’ birth or infancy.  Mark’s simply begins with the ministry of John the Baptist.  Then… Read more »

Serve others and your needs will be met by those around you

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By The Rev. Daniel P. Richards Whom do you serve?  This question in today’s world seems out of sync, maybe even unnecessary.  We don’t think of ourselves as servants particularly, though, if we think a little more, some answers may emerge. We serve customers in our businesses.  We serve editors and readers in our writing. … Read more »

Giving thanks

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By The Rev. Daniel P. Richards Giving thanks is primary, a first act. It is so basic that it determines everything else in our lives, our personalities, our relationships to God, others, even ourselves. When someone is shaped by a primary gratitude, that is they are given to realizing that whatever comes their way is… Read more »

Doing amazing things

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By The Rev. Daniel P. Richards Every week I introduce people to Grace, in worship services, sure, but I also tell someone about our congregation every week, one on one. They are always impressed by the number of things we do as a congregation. What I don’t get to say in so many conversations is… Read more »