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Sunday, June 22 was the First Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the scripture readings appointed for the day, which all concern the theme of why some evil people prosper while good people suffer.  In the Old ...

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Sunday, June 15 was Trinity Sunday, which celebrates the completion of God’s revelation to mankind through the three persons of the Trinity: Father, Son, and Holy Ghost or Spirit. Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the scripture readings appointed for ...

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Sunday, June 8th was Pentecost, a Christian festival commemorating the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the apostles on the day of the Jewish harvest festival on the fiftieth day from the second day of Passover. Pentecost means fiftieth day. ...

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Sunday, May 11 was the Third Sunday after Easter.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the Epistle for the day, 1st St. Peter 2:11:  “Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against ...

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Sunday, May 4 was the Second Sunday after Easter.  Bishop Hartley noted that in our Anglican tradition this day is known as Good Shepherd Sunday because of the Gospel appointed for the day, St. John 10:11:  “Jesus said, I am ...

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Sunday, April 27 was the First Sunday after Easter.  We still have our Easter lilies and some fresh spring flowers on the altar and colors are white and gold; our hymns are all Easter season hymns and are some of ...

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The Easter season began with Maundy Thursday communion service, which commemorates The Last Supper and Jesus’ establishment of communion as a sacrament and continued with Good Friday services at which we retrace Jesus’ route to the cross with The Stations ...

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Sunday, April 13 was Palm Sunday and the beginning of Holy Week.  We will not have Wednesday Evening Prayer this week as we are having Maundy Thursday communion service Thursday at 6:30 and Good Friday service Friday at 6:30, at ...

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Sunday, April 6 was the Fifth Sunday in Lent, commonly called Passion Sunday.  Bishop Hartley explained that Passiontide is a short season, ending in Holy Saturday, in which our scripture lessons are selected to make us more aware of Christ’s ...

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Sunday, March 30 was the Fourth Sunday in Lent and in the Anglican or Episcopal tradition this is also Rose Sunday in which the violet altar and vestment colors are replaced by rose as a lessening of the austerity of ...

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