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Passing the Test of Discipleship

On Sunday March 9, 2014 Father Thompson asked everyone a question, Are You Preparing to Pass the Test? What is your discipleship calling you to do? What test are you being called to pass in your discipleship journey? Your discipleship is intended to not only benefit you, but to do the work of God in […]

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Cyril of Jerusalem – March 12, 2014

If you love the Holy Week liturgies, then you will want to give thanks and praise to this week’s spiritual hero, Cyril of Jerusalem. Born in Jerusalem about 315, he became bishop of the holy city around 349. This was a fractious time in the history of the Church. Cyril was banished from his episcopate […]

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James Theodore Holly – March 5, 2014

This week, March 5, 2014, we remember James Theodore Holly, the first African American Bishop in the Episcopal Church. Born in 1829 in Washington, D.C, Holly descended from freed slaves. His great-great grandfather James Theodore Holly was a Scotsman in Maryland, who freed his slaves in 1772. Among the slaves was his son and namesake, […]

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What is a Mountain?

What is a Mountain? In listening to Jesus, we receive the invitation to obey him. Jesus then makes the promise to be with us always – especially when we must climb life’s mountains. This message was delivered Sunday March 2, 2014 by Rev. Natalie Conway, Deacon Be Blessed and enjoy the message What is a […]

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Perpetua and Felicity – February 26, 2014

This week, February 26, 2014, we remember Perpetua and Felicity, daughters of Africa who, along with several companions, were martyred for the Christian faith in Carthage in 207.  Their story is preserved in an account written in part by Perpetua and in part by an anonymous narrator. Many believe the narrator was a man named […]

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The Revolution is Alive

Father Thompson delivered an inspiring message on February 23, 2014 entitled,”The Revolution is Alive” He referenced Ephesians 5:1-2 for the message, and emphasized that we are in a revolution right now! Ephesians 5:1-2 (NRSV) Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children, and live in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a […]

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Reconcile Yourself to God

Please enjoy an excerpt from Deacon Natalie Conway delivered on February 16, 2014. The message was entitled Reconcile yourself to God. It emphasized the idea of reconciling yourself to someone who has been your enemy this week. Mend those relationships that matter in your life using God’s love in our care for one another. Lord […]

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Taste and See

This week’s message, “Taste & See“, plays off the scripture passages about being the salt of the earth and the light of the world.  It was delivered, Sunday February 9, 2014.   The general theme for the month of February is that we are in Jesus’ classroom. We have to be carefully taught before we […]

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Life in Jesus’ Classroom

On Sunday February 2, 2014 Father Thompson delivered a message about Life in Jesus’ Classroom. The beginning of the “Sermon on the Mount” is discussed in the sermon and the scripture reference is Matthew 5:1-12. This gospel message kicks off the discussion series on The Beatitudes for the next four weeks. Enjoy the message and […]

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God is Calling Us to be a Community

Message delivered on January 26, 2014 – God is Calling Us to be a Community The scriptures speak to being called into a community. Not only of Christianity, but into the community of Man. Several questions were posed during the message: What do we call church? What do we define as being church? Has Christ […]

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