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Sunday, June 17 was the Second Sunday after Trinity. Altar and vestment colors are green for this season, the color of growth. Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the gospel for the day, St. Luke 14:16, known as the parable ...

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Sunday, June 10th, was the first Sunday after Trinity.  Bishop Hartley, based his sermon on the Epistle for the day, I John 4:7, “Beloved, let us love one another for love is of God and everyone that loveth is born ...

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Sunday, June 3 was Trinity Sunday. Altar and vestment colors were white, the color of purity and joy. In his sermon Bishop Hartley noted that the doctrine of the Trinity – God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit – does ...

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Sunday, May 27 was Pentecost, Greek for the fiftieth day, a Christian festival commemorating the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the apostles on the day of the Jewish festival observed on the fiftieth day from the second day of ...

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Sunday, May 20 was the Sunday after Ascension Day which was Thursday the 17th forty days after Easter, and commemorates the ascension of Christ. It is also known as Holy Thursday. Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the scripture reading ...

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Sunday, May 13th, was the Fifth Sunday after Easter.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the Epistle for the day, St. James 1:22, “Be ye doers of the word and not hearers only,” in which James stresses the need for ...

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Sunday, May 6 was the Fourth Sunday after Easter. Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the Epistle for the day, St. James 1:17, in which St. James tells us that “every good and perfect gift is from above and cometh ...

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Sunday, April 29, was the third Sunday after Easter; altar and vestment colors continue to be white and we also have all white altar flowers.  Bishop Hartley based his sermon on the Gospel for the day, St.John 16:16,  “Jesus said ...

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Sunday, April 22 was the Second Sunday after Easter, also known in the Anglican tradition as Good Shepherd Sunday from the Epistle reading for the day, St. John 10:11, “Jesus said, I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth ...

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Sunday, April 15 was the first Sunday after Easter. Altar colors continue to be white and we had white altarflowers as well. In the absence of Bishop Hartley, who was away performing confirmations at one of our sister churches, instead ...

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