Posts made in October, 2021


We would like the congregation’s help to update the list of our departed loved ones, whom we will honor in next Sunday’s All Saints service. Please reach out to Althea, Violet, or any vestry member with any additions or corrections. The following is the list from our 2020 service. Celeste Anderson Art Atkins Doris AtkinsMildred AustinZuma Austin Harry L. Bailey Lois Bailey Joe Bailey Edna BanksLeslie BanksSammie BanksNorma...

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Morgan James’ new release, Finding Sanctuary in the Midst of Alzheimer’s: A Spiritual Guide for Families Facing Dementia, by Dr. Elizabeth Shulman, offers spiritual support for those caring for someone with dementia. There are over sixteen million people caring for someone with dementia. Caregivers often endure stress and may struggle to find meaning in their role as a caregiver. This book addresses common challenges caregivers face...

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My heart is heavy today with the news of the death of Colin Powell, former secretary of state, four-star general, and lifelong Episcopalian. I pray for his family and all his many loved ones, and I give thanks for his model of integrity, faithful service to our nation, and his witness to the impact of a quiet, dignified faith in public life. Powell also dedicated himself to service in his retirement. I recall fondly having breakfast...

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The Rev. Mark Salvacion, center, speaks during a service at Historic St. George’s United Methodist Church in Philadelphia. Photo by David Fonda, courtesy of HSG [Religion News Service] Two and a half centuries ago, Francis Asbury arrived in the United States from Great Britain, bringing with him what would become the Methodist faith. He went on to spread it across the country, with St. George’s Church in Philadelphia as his home base....

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We have many opportunities for parishioners to help! Altar Guild – prepare and decorate the church for servicesAcolytes – serve at the altar during worshipGreeters – greet visitors and hand out bulletins. Collect bulletins and tidy pews afteer service. Usher during Offertory and CommunionMusic – Sing with the St. Barnabas Chorus during Sunday Services. Join us for upcoming holiday singing and caroling.Sound...

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