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Holy Week 2016 – Lectionary

Posted by on Feb 13, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Holy Week 2016 – Lectionary

PALM SUNDAY LECTIONARY ISAIAH 50: 4-9 The 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 23:1-49 The hour has come and Jesus faces what he was born to experience. Question: Where are you in this crowd of...

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Presiding Bishop Michael Curry to preach at wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Posted by on Dec 7, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry to preach at wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

[Anglican Communion News Service] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will preach at next weekend’s wedding of Prince Henry of Wales – more informally referred to as Prince Harry – and the U.S. actress Meghan Markle, Kensington Palace announced May 12. Prince Harry, the grandson of Queen Elizabeth and sixth in line to the throne, will marry Markle at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle next Saturday, May 19 in a service conducted by the Dean of Windsor, David Conner. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby will officiate. The invitation from the couple to Curry to preach at the service is...

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The Season of Pentecost

Posted by on Sep 6, 2015 in News | 0 comments

The Season of Pentecost

The Day of Pentecost Today we mark Pentecost, the coming of the Holy Spirit among the apostles and followers of Jesus. Celebrated 50 days after Easter (including the day of Easter itself), the name of the holiday comes from the Greek Pentēkostē, which literally means “the 50th day.” The events of the day are foretold by Jesus in the first chapter of the Acts of the Apostles, just before his Ascension. While his followers were with the risen Christ, he tells them, “John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from...

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Bishop Duncan Retires as 4th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Bishop Duncan Retires as 4th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast

The Rt. Rev. Philip M. Duncan is retiring in July 2015 after 14 years overseeing 62 churches and 20,000 parishioners in the Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast. Bishop Duncan said he was happiest when doing visitations and ministry with the congregations of the Diocese, working with the clergy and the people. “I enjoyed preaching and teaching and helping others actualize their ministries and grow in their faith.” But Duncan has also enjoyed his work in the wider church, where he has chaired the Standing Commission on Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations for the Episcopal Church, a responsibility due to...

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The Great 50 Days of Easter – A Lectionary 2016

Posted by on Apr 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Great 50 Days of Easter – A Lectionary 2016

THE DAY OF PENTECOST – WHITSUNDAY ACTS 2:1-21 The Holy Spirit moves to educate and empower the Christians for ministry. Question: Have you been open to the Spirits empowerment? How do you minister in Jesus’ Name? ROMANS 8: 22-27 A message of hope, born of the faith Paul had in God’s plan, for mankind. Question: Can you also grasp the age old fight humanity continues to experience, during their faith journey? JOHN 15: 26-27; 16: 4-15 John explains where we receive the power to witness about Jesus. Question: Are you able to witness about Jesus, in a way that...

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