Advent 4 – Sunday, December 23 8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist 10:00 a.m. Traditional Anglican Lessons and Carols (No Eucharist or sermon) 10:00 a.m. Godly Play Christmas Story for the Children in Sunday School Christmas Eve – Monday, December 24 4:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist with Christmas Pageant 10:30 p.m. Piano Christmas
Gulliver woke up to find that he was immobile, tied down by myriads of tiny Lilliputian ropes. That is one of the best descriptions of the human condition – tied down and made immobile, unable to act freely, trapped by myriad tiny ropes. Yes, major events can do that also,
I was baptized and raised in the Roman Catholic Church, a church that claims to be the original church founded by Jesus and recognizes the apostle Peter as its first pope. My parish priests and Catholic school teachers presented the Catholic Church’s spiritual credentials throughout my childhood and early adulthood.
My G3:Y (God’s Good News for Gay Young Adults) ministry is wrapping up its study of Luke’s Gospel this week, culminating a months-long journey through Luke that began around Advent. Our lessons emphasized Christ’s political message in which Jesus distinguished his spiritual kingdom from earthly kingdoms and called his followers
Deuteronomy 5 17 You shall not murder.[d] 18 Neither shall you commit adultery. 19 Neither shall you steal. 20 Neither shall you bear false witness against your neighbor. If your friend is plotting to murder someone, you will do all you can to prevent him/her from bringing catastrophe on his/her life
What sets St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Alaska apart from churches in the Lower 48 States is what is said inside: Every Sunday, the congregation recites the Lord’s Prayer and doxology in Gwich’in, the Native language most common in the region. Find out more here.