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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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A Message from the Presiding Bishop Michael Curry – World Refugee Day, June 20, 2017

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

A Message from the Presiding Bishop Michael Curry – World Refugee Day, June 20, 2017

Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry 2017 World Refugee Day Message In the late 1930s, as the world was on the verge of being plunged into an apocalyptic Second World War, Episcopalians and the Episcopal Church gathered together and began work to resettle those who were refugees fleeing terror in Europe, helping to resettle families, helping to resettle young people, helping to resettle people in this country in safety and security. Since the 1930s, Episcopalians have been involved in the work of resettling families and people who are refugees, some 80,000. At that time, in the 1930s there was a...

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Pentecost – Ordinary Time

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

Pentecost – Ordinary Time

PENTECOST LECTIONARY – ORDINARY TIME   Pentecost 4 MEDITATIONS FOR THIS WEEK Genesis 21:8-23 Hagar is sent out from her home and out of the only community she knows.  She had no idea what will happen to her and her son except possible death. When each of us find ourselves out of our own comfort zone, how can we have the continued father to go forward into the unknown?   Matthew 10:24-39 In Matthew 10:24, Jesus tells us that we are all equal to one another. Given this clear message, how might each one of us reflect upon our...

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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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