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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

The Day of Pentecost: Pentecost is one of the Great Feasts in the Anglican Communion. The term means “the fiftieth day. It is used in both the OT and the NT. In the OT it refers to a feast of seven weeks … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Sunday’s Reflection: John 14:15-21 “I will not leave you orphaned; I am coming to you.” This promise is the center of this section of the Farewell Discourse. In last week’s passage from John, Jesus told the disciples that he was going … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Sunday’s Reflection: How can you fix your eyes on Jesus? Acts 7:55-60. In the midst of his suffering and persecution, Stephen was filled with the Holy Spirit, and he saw the glory of God. The fact that Stephen was full … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Sunday’s Reflection: John 10:1-10. Jesus is the shepherd who knows and tends to his sheep. Jesus does identify himself as the Good Shepherd in verse 11, but our text stops at verse 10, leaving us with the identification: “I am … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Sunday Reflections: The Walk to Emmaus is a an extraordinary Eucharistic passage as the resurrected Jesus takes the bread, blesses it, breaks it, and gives it to his companions. It should be comforting that faith isn’t entirely about knowing what … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Sunday Reflections:  Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem is full of hope, joy, and anticipation. Riding on a donkey, people welcomed Jesus waving palm branches crying, “Hosanna, Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord.” “Jesus walked courageously to … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Rector’s Corner

Sunday Reflections: The repeated journey to the well, is a real toil, which is why she wants to stop coming to draw her water. But it is not hard to deduce that she is weary about plenty of other things, … Continue reading

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