Category: parish

Of Holy Saturday

As I noted in the post with today’s hymn, we Episcopalians tend to skip past Holy Saturday. We go right from death to resurrection light in the Great Vigil. That makes some sense, given...

Lenten book group

About 15 of us are reading Henri Nouwen’s The Return of the Prodigal Son at Christ Church during Lent. We begin with dinner and end with compline. The heart of the evening is our...

Church sign FAIL

We will NOT be posting this on our sign at Christ Church. As one commenter on the blog post notes, “That’s a complete church fail. The word ‘sign’ seems unnecessary.”

Spiritual adults in church?

I had the pleasure of getting to know Fr. John Beddingfield last year during CREDO. Since then, I’ve been reading John’s excellent sermons from All Souls, Washington. This morning he offered a fine sermon...

I am now Rector of St. Google

Effective immediately, I am changing the name of the parish I serve. What was once Christ Church is now St. Google’s Church. Why? Is this because I wish to pray to Google? No. I...