Posts made in April, 2019

Easter (C) 2019

Posted by on April 27, 2019 in Chaplain, Featured, News | Comments Off on Easter (C) 2019

Easter (C) 2019

One of the wonderful joys of Easter is that it is a Season: 50 days to celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Christ’s victory over the power of sin, evil and death.We celebrate those seven Sundays during which the early Church commemorated/remembered together in community what took place following Jesus’s death and burial. Christ was experienced physically by those who knew Him. There is a power in those stories and there is hope and joy.Every year we share those stories (that Central Story in/of our faith) with each other and the world. We can only tell the...

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Mary Magdalene Fund Easter Ingathering

Posted by on April 25, 2019 in News, TEC_News | Comments Off on Mary Magdalene Fund Easter Ingathering

Mary Magdalene Fund Easter Ingathering

But whoever has been forgiven little loves little. “Then Jesus said to her, “Your sins are forgiven.”  The Mary Magdalene Fund supports the operations, work, and mission of The Episcopal Community. The name of the Fund was chosen because Mary Magdalene was the first to spread the news of the Risen Christ. Funds may be used to provide services, materials, and communications that exceed the regular budget; to help with expenses of providing retreats, workshops and annual meetings; to defray costs of providing services at General Convention of The Episcopal Church, and to help provide operational needs. Although donations...

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Installation of Pat Davis and Merry Keyser

Posted by on April 25, 2019 in Featured, News, TEC_News | Comments Off on Installation of Pat Davis and Merry Keyser

Installation of Pat Davis and Merry Keyser

You are invited to Pat Davis & Merry Keyser’s Installation into The Episcopal Community April 27, 2019 12:30pm The Chapel at St Mary’s Convent, Sewanee, TN Merry Keyser retired from her Federal government career in 2004 and, together with her husband, embarked on an intentional “giving back” career as a volunteer for our professional society – the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Our IEEE volunteer work takes us around the world organizing conferences and although we initially agreed to do this for ten years, we are still going strong and expect to continue for a few more years....

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Palm Sunday – Year C

Posted by on April 14, 2019 in Meditations | Comments Off on Palm Sunday – Year C

Palm Sunday – Year C

ISAIAH 50: 4-9The prophet receives his assignment from God every morning, which he dutifully teaches to God’s people. Question: What have God’s prophets taught you? Are you willing to trust them?PHILIPPIANS 2: 5-11 Paul calls us to a life of humility in the service of our Lord and Savior Jesus. Question: Have you committed yourself to a life of humble service to Jesus and His Kingdom? How do you serve Him?LUKE 23:1-49The hour has come and Jesus faces what he was born to experience. Question: Where are you in this crowd of people? What will you do  to change the...

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5th Sunday in Lent Year C

Posted by on April 7, 2019 in Meditations | Comments Off on 5th Sunday in Lent Year C

5th Sunday in Lent Year C

Isaiah 43:16-21“Trust in God brings the past alive, gives the present meaning, and the future hope.” Question: Do we really want our faith to be so mundane as to be entirely predictable? Or do we want our God to do surprising things, things that we couldn’t even begin to imagine, things that ‘no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the human heart conceived’ (1 Cor. 2:9)?”Philippians 3:4b-14Without throwing away his own religion Paul, nevertheless, throws away a theology which had made him important and given him great status. In its place he embraces Christ and Christ’s way. Question:...

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