Rector's Reflections

Morning Prayer for a Snowy Sunday

Published by Kate Wesch on Fri, Feb 8, 2019 5:07 PM
Rector's Reflections

Morning Prayer for a Snowy Sunday

Lord, open our lips.

And our mouth shall proclaim your praise.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit: as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen. Alleluia. 

Psalm 147:17-19

[The LORD]...

Silence in the Service: The Results of the Vote

Published by Kate Wesch on Thu, Jan 31, 2019 9:09 AM
Rector's Reflections

Silence in the Service: The Results of the Vote

Thank you to everyone who offered liturgical feedback by voting on how much silence to have in the service following the sermon. The vast majority of those voting prefer a longer period of silence and indicated...

The St. John the Baptist Service Award

Published by Kate Wesch on Mon, Jan 28, 2019 11:43 AM
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On January 27, 2019 at the Annual Meeting of the parish, Dick and Nell Rehm received the inaugural St. John the Baptist Service Award for their more than 60 years of service to this parish and the glory of God. 

Dick and Nell, you are a blessing to us...

What to Expect and What to Read When

Published by Kate Wesch on Thu, Jan 3, 2019 4:32 PM
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Outline for An Episco-what?: Inquirer's Class 2019

Our class begins this Sunday and I'm so looking forward to it. Here is an outline of topics and a guide of which chapters we will be covering each week from the book Walk in Love. If you would like to...

Epiphany: Chalking the Doors a Blessing

Published by Kate Wesch on Thu, Jan 3, 2019 6:05 AM
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Dear St. John’s,

The Feast of the Epiphany falls on a Sunday this year which gives us the rare opportunity to celebrate the Wise Ones at our principal worship service all together. As we welcome the three wise ones and wind down the Christmas season,...