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Sunday, December 23rd was the fourth Sunday in advent and the last before Christmas. Altar and vestment colors return to royal blue and the fourth candle on the advent wreath is lit. This candle is known in the Anglican tradition ...

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Sunday, December 16 was the third Sunday in advent known in the Anglican tradition as Rose Sunday because the altar and vestment colors are rose to remind us of the nearness of what we are waiting for: the new life ...

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Sunday, December 9th was the second Sunday in Advent colors continue to be royal blue and the second advent candle was lit. Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the gospel for the day, St. Luke 21:25: “…and then they shall ...

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Sunday, December 2 was the first Sunday in Advent and so the beginning of a new season and a new year in the Christmas calendar, a season of expectation of the advent or coming of Christ. Altar and vestment colors ...

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Sunday, November 25 was the last Sunday in Trinity, known in the Anglican tradition as the Sunday next before Advent. It is also known as “stir up” Sunday from the words of the collect prayer for the day, “Stir up,” ...

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Sunday, November 18 was the twenty-fourth Sunday after Trinity. We are still collecting items for the Food Harvest and have the church decorated with beautiful autumn colors by the altar guild. Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the epistle for ...

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Sunday, November 11 was the twenty-third Sunday after trinity. It was also our annual harvest festival when we bring contributions of food and supplies for the Ozarks Food Harvest. The women of the altar guild had the church decorated in ...

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Sunday, November 4 was the twenty-second Sunday after Trinity; altar and vestment colors were once again green for Trinity. Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the epistle for the day, Philippians 1:3, in which St. Paul gives this church his ...

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Sunday, October 28 was the twenty-first Sunday after Trinity. It was also Christ the King Sunday and the Feast Day of Saint Simon and Saint Jude Apostles. Altar and vestment colors for this special day were white for Christ the ...

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Sunday, October 21st was the twentieth Sunday after trinity. Bishop Hartley was away to do a confirmation ceremony at our sister Anglican Church in Heber Springs, Arkansas so instead of our usual communion service we had a morning prayer service ...

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